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18.11.2015 | 10:33

MASS GOTHIC shares self-titled release details and 2016 headlining tour dates

Mass Gothic will release its self-titled debut on CD / LP / CT / DL worldwide February 5th through Sub Pop! The album, featuring highlights “Nice Night”, ‘Every Night You’ve Got To Save Me”, “Mind Is Probably and “Want To, Bad”, was produced by MASS GOTHIC and mixed Chris Coady (BEACH HOUSE, TV ON THE RADIO) and mastered by Greg Calbi (FATHER JOHN MISTY, TAME IMPALA) at Sterling Sound.
MASS GOTHIC shares self-titled release details and 2016 headlining tour dates

This year marks the release of "Mass Gothic", the Massachusetts-bred, New York-based singer/songwriter’s self-titled Sub Pop debut. Written and recorded at home over four months during the winter of 2014-2015, it’s a stunning reminder of not just Heroux’s own remarkable talents as singer and songwriter, but how unbridled creativity can both sound and feel as well: Before HOORAY FOR EARTH had quickly become a fully-functioning band, it began as a solo project. No pressure or compromises—just Heroux, a four-track, and an irrepressible urge to “jot down all of the noise and music floating around in my head” and make it available to other people. “All I wanted to do was whatever I do when I’m alone and I’m unconcerned with what anyone else wants or expects,” he says. “I did my best to let go, and what came out was pure, uncut. It reminded me of the first few times I made music, when I was a young kid. I didn’t set any rules and I had zero expectations.”

The result is an expansive, often exhilarating set of guitar-driven pop that required very little editing when it was done.

MASS GOTHIC has scheduled a 2016 headlining tour in support of the album, which begins February 4th in Philadelphia at Johnny Brenda’s and currently ends March 19th in Austin at SXSW. Please find a complete list of dates below:

Feb. 04 - Philadelphia, PA - Johnny Brenda’s
Feb. 05 - Cleveland, OH - Grog Shop
Feb. 06 - Chicago, IL - Schuba's Tavern
Feb. 08 - Minneapolis, MN - 7th Street Entry
Feb. 11 - Boise, ID – Neurolux
Feb. 12 - Seattle, WA - Columbia City Theatre
Feb. 13 - Portland, OR - Bunk Bar
Feb. 14- San Francisco, CA - Rickshaw Stop
Feb. 16 - Los Angeles, CA – Bootleg
Feb. 18 - Denver, CO - Lost Lake
Feb. 19 - Kansas City, MO - Riot Room
Feb. 21 - Louisville, KY – Zanzabar
Feb. 22 - Cincinnati, OH - MOTR Pub
Feb. 23 - Pittsburgh, PA - Club Café
Feb. 25 - Allston, MA - Great Scott
Feb. 26 - Providence, RI - Columbus Theatre
Feb. 27 - Brooklyn, NY – Palisades
Mar. 10 - Washington, DC - Black Cat
Mar. 12 - Savannah, GA - Savannah Stopover
Mar. 16 - Austin, TX - SXSW
Mar. 17 - Austin, TX - SXSW
Mar. 18 - Austin, TX - SXSW
Mar. 19 - Austin, TX – SXSW


 

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