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March 25, 2022
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deep tan

Release New Single

‘rudy ya ya ya’

Announce New ‘diamond horsetail’ EP

Available digitally from 6th May and on vinyl from 22nd July

London based, subversive post-punk trio deep tan are back with their new single, ‘rudy ya ya ya’ and news of their sophomore EP, ‘diamond horsetail’ which is available digitally on 6th May with physical to follow on 22nd July. Alongside this, the band are also releasing a Dinked Edition which features ‘diamond horsetail’ and previous EP ‘creeping speedwells’ exclusively pressed together on ‘piss kink yellow’ vinyl, limited to 400 copies, find yours here.

‘rudy ya ya ya’ is pure deep tan: spiky guitars above a driving rhythm section and a sharp, detached vocal. The band explain: “Caught with your pants down, brown ooze slides down a furrowed brow as sacha interrupts — ! (aka the rudy giuliani diss track you never asked for)”

deep tan dazzle with this obscure, complex composition which captures deep tan‘s insatiable energy from start to finish. The new track allows this immersive structure to showcase the very best of deep tan, meandering through these hypnotic passages and abrasive outbursts. The beats and gritty tones channel this conflicting creation elevated by the melodic vocal harmonies.

The angular attributes, spiraling beats, and the almighty punchy bass tones harness this infectious quality, deep tan build up their exploration to the ferocious final crescendo proudly showcasing that fierce touch and immersive energy. deep tan leads the way with their impeccable array of growling hooks.

As we’ve stated before, deep tan are just unapologetic, they’ve got this fearless mentality and freedom within their vision, of which emits effortlessly within their unconventional, ardent soundscapes.

Since they released their debut EP ‘creeping speedwells’ last year to widespread critical acclaim, deep tan have been winning over legions of fans with their unique brand of post-punk; never afraid of challenging the establishment, their songs are politically astute and socially conscious but never preachy. It’s a potent blend that has seen the band thrust to the forefront of the chasing pack with a string of fine releases and a subversive punk spirit. The band then went on to release a Dan Carey produced single with legendary label Speedy Wunderground, ‘tamu’s yiffing refuge’, a stripped down, driving track that once again proves less is more.

deep tan make music that emerges from the fatalistic side of life with a flash of cynicism and a rumble of venomous intent. Their stripped-back, minimal sound is a vehicle for songs that engage with contemporary themes, from deepfake revenge pornography to surreal meme pages and stories of furry hedonism.

The band are hitting the road hard this spring with a host of shows supporting Bodega and Bambara culminating in their first UK wide headline tour – all dates below.

deep tan 2022 tour dates

31 March – Moth Club, London [Supporting Bodega] SOLD OUT 2nd April – Doornroosje, Nijmegen (NL) [Supporting Bodega]
3rd April – Paradiso Noord, Amsterdam (NL) [Supporting Bodega]
4th April – Muziekgieterij, Maastricht (NL) [Supporting Bodega]
5th April – Le Grand Mix, Tourcoing (FR) [Supporting Bodega]
6th April – La Maroquinnerie, Paris (FR) [Supporting Bodega]
07 Apr – Tufnell Park Dome, London [Supporting Bambara] SOLD OUT
08 Apr – Portland Arms, Cambridge [Supporting Bambara] SOLD OUT
09 Apr – Norwich Arts Centre, Norwich [Supporting Bambara]
11 Apr – Firebug, Leicester [Supporting Bambara] SOLD OUT
12 Apr – The Brudenell Club, Leeds [Supporting Bambara] SOLD OUT
13 Apr – The Cluny, Newcastle  [Supporting Bambara]
14 Apr – Sneaky Pete’s, Edinburgh [Supporting Bambara] SOLD OUT
15 Apr –  Sneaky Pete’s, Edinburgh [Supporting Bambara] SOLD OUT
16 Apr – Stereo, Glasgow [Supporting Bambara]
18 Apr – The Leadmill, Sheffield [Supporting Bambara]
19 Apr – Hare and Hounds, Birmingham  [Supporting Bambara] SOLD OUT
6 May – Focus Wales, Wrexham
7 May – Are You Listening Festival?, Reading
20 May – Zerox, Newcastle
21 May – The Great Eastern Festival, Edinburgh
22 May – Record Junkee, Sheffield
24 May – Rough Trade, Nottingham 
25 May – Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff 
27 May – Headrow House, Leeds
28 May – YES (Basement) (Mood Swings) Manchester
29 May – Hare & Hounds, Birmingham
1 Jun – Venue MOT, London
22-24 Jul – Truck Festival, Oxford

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