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The Garden Announce New Album & Video

August 21, 2015
Myles Pettengil

Myles Pettengil

THE GARDEN

The Orange County twins release new album ‘Haha’ on October 9 on Epitaph/Burger Records

West Coast neo-punk twins, moonlighting models and provocateurs The Garden are set to release their new album Haha via Epitaph/Burger Records on October 9. This is the duo’s follow up to their debut LP The Life and Times of a Paperclip and their first album proper. Pre-orders for Haha are available now

The duo represent a youthful punk scene in California with their DIY principles, thrift store-cum-glam fashion style and a list of pick ’n’ mix influences that stretch far beyond The Minutemen. Their minimalist two-piece bass and drums essence is dirty, raw and immediate, with a visceral live element that saw them sell-out their first 2 headline runs in the UK – as well as supporting Warpaint across Europe. They strip off everything unnecessary about modern punk and get straight to the heart of it, consistently defying categorization and breaking new ground with their ‘Vada Vada*’ philosophy.

 Fact is, The Garden – aka Wyatt and Fletcher Shears – don’t care what you think. They are the auditory invaders of the new world; borderless, informed and decentralized – Haha offers a glimpse into their breakbeat-propelled world of electro-punk anarchy.

 * Vada-Vada: “an idea that represents pure creative expression that disregards all previously made genres and ideals” – Wyatt Shears

Haha Track List:

1. All Smiles Over Here 🙂 / 2. Jester’s Game / 3. Red Green Yellow / 4. Everything Has a Face / 5. Crystal Clear / 6. I’ll Stop By Tomorrow Night / 7. Haha / 8. Vexation / 9. I Guess We’ll Never Know / 10. This Could Build Us a Home / 11. Cells Stay Clean / 12. Cloak / 13. Egg / 14. Devour / 15. Together We are Great / 16. We Be Grindin’ / 17. Gift

The Garden European Tour:

26.10 Molotow Bar, Hamburg (DE)

27.10 Yuca, Cologne (DE)

28.10 Paradiso [upstairs], Amsterdam (NL)

29.10 Trix, Antwerp (BE)

30.10 Madame Moustache, Brussels (BE)

31.10 Ramsgate Music Hall, Ramsgate (UK)

01.11 Bodega, Nottingham (UK)

02.11 The Exchange, Bristol (UK)

03.11 Green Door Store, Brighton (UK)

04.11 Dingwalls, London (UK)

05.11 Hare and Hounds, Birmingham (UK)

06.11 Gullivers, Manchester (UK)

07.11 Broadcast, Glasgow (UK)

08.11 Headrow House, Leeds (UK)

10.11 Badaboum, Paris (FR)

11.11 Les Z’Eclectiques, Cholet (FR)

16.11 Bar Rossi, Zurich (CH)

19.11 Arena, Vienna (AT)

20.11 Comet Club, Berlin (DE)

21.11 Stengade, Copenhagen (DK)

22.11 Cafe Mono, Oslo (NO)

23.11 Babel, Malmo (SE)

24.11 Fangelset, Gothenburg (SE)

For more information on The Garden, visit:

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