Influential indie-rock quartet, Braid, have teamed up with rising alternative rock act Balance and Composure to release a split EP via No Sleep Records on February 26, 2013. Fans can pre-order the EP on limited edition vinyl 7” and digitally at No Sleep while Braid will be selling an exclusive dark maroon color.
After performing a successful front-to-back tour of its seminal 1998 full-length album, Frame & Canvas, during August of this year as well as making appearances at this year’s Fest in Gainesville, FL, and Fun Fun Fun Fest in Austin, TX, Braid are currently working on their next full-length album that is scheduled for a 2013 release. Additionally, the band will round-out 2012 with a run of dates in the Midwest with special guests Into It. Over It, Diamond Youth and Cut Teeth on December 14 in Milwaukee, Wi, December 15 in Detroit, MI, and December 16 in Chicago, IL.
Fresh off a U.S. tour with Circa Survive, Touche Amore and O’Brother, Balance and Composure will hit the road at the end of January for a headlining U.S. tour with The Jealous Sound and Daylight.
Braid/Balance and Composure Split EP track listing:
02. Many Enemies
Balance and Composure
03. You Can’t Fix Me
Braid Tour Dates:
Dec 14 – Milwaukee, WI – Turner Hall (w/Into It. Over It.)
Dec 15 – Detroit, MI – Saint Andrews Hall (w/Into It. Over It.)
Dec 16 – Chicago, IL – The Metro (w/Into It. Over It.)
Balance and Composure Tour Dates:
Jan 31 – Cleveland, OH – Grog Shop
Feb 01 – Detroit, MI – Magic Stick
Feb 02 – Chicago, IL – SubTerranean
Feb 04 – Denver, CO – Marquis Theatre
Feb 06 – San Francisco, CA – Bottom of the Hill
Feb 07 – Los Angeles, CA – Echo
Feb 08 – Anaheim, CA – Chain Reaction
Feb 09 – Phoenix, AZ – The Nile
Feb 11 – Austin, TX – Red 7
Feb 12 – Dallas, TX – Cambridge Room
Feb 14 – Orlando, FL – Backbooth
Feb 15 – Pembroke Pines, FL – The Talent Farm
Feb 16 – Jacksonville, FL – Phoenix Taproom
Feb 18 – Nashville, TN – The End
Feb 19 – Chapel Hill, NC – Local 506
Feb 20 – Washington, DC – DC9
Feb 21 – Philadelphia, PA – Union Transfer
Feb 22 – Boston, MA – The Sinclair
Feb 23 – Hamden, CT – The Space
Feb 24 – New York, NY – Bowery Ballroom
Balance & Composure photo taken from our Exclusive Denver Photo Review of the Touche Amore, Circa Survive, Balance & Composure US Tour.