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Tar Halos--Wine Hand (soft) record release show tonight!


Of the many releases due out in the next months that I'm excited, one in particular is the debut LP by Tar Halos, Wine Hand (preorder limited color copies here).  A mutant concoction of punk/psych/kraut/space rock, the fellas in Tar Halos have definitely built their own unique creative engine, holing in a practice space and exploring whatever they feel like, having put in many a year in other bands like Riververb, Sugarrush Railroad, Electric Nazarene, Upsilon Acrux, and plenty more.  They're playing tonight at Tin Can Ale House with their buds in Joy, Harsh Toke, the Earwigs, and as the backing band for Eddie Dougherty, and they'll have 35 limited test presses with hand-made covers, with the official copies due out in the next few weeks.  We're all more than pleased with how the finished recordings came out, and we hope you will be, too.  Check out "Broken Clocks" from WH below, as well as the rest of the proper LP, as well as the full digital s/t LP, the downloads of which can be purchased for $7.  I'm not in town to catch this one, but if you are, I highly recommend it.




















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