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Carl Sagan’s Skate Shoes Release “Speak” + Self Titled Album Out August 19th

The final single from Carl Sagan’s Skate Shoes’ self-titled debut album (due out August 19th) is here! Wanna give it a listen? I know you do! Check it out below:

This alt-rock band are bringing the rich underground noise back with their heavy and intense post-hardcore flare. “Speak” is a good example of this, and while it sounds brutal,  it is about the triumph of the human spirit as it battles depression. The juxtaposition of the gritty and rough sound with the positive lyric, “don’t/never let it bring you down” is quite powerful. “Speak” describes the light at the end of the tunnel, and I think we all have days where we need a song like this.

Carl Sagan’s Skate Shoes formed in 2013 in Austin, Texas.  It was initially a two-man band (consisting of Steve Pike and Jacob Cruz) until they added Bill Indelicato. The band is an intense collision of early 90’s noise rock, post-hardcore, and their own creative swagger.

Carl Sagan's Skate Shoes Album Cover

CARL SAGAN’S SKATE SHOES TRACK LISTING

1. (I)
2. Sundance Kid
3. Monahans
4. Under The Texas Sun
5. Smoke
6. Turning Gears
7. #B
8. Gambit
9. Speak

Be sure to catch the band on tour later this month as well! Dates below.

UPCOMING SHOWS

Aug 14 – Austin, TX @ KVRX Local Life
Aug 19 – Austin, TX @ Beerland w/ New China, Super Thief, Boss eye
Aug 27 – Austin, TX @ Ghostcat Lounge w/ Coma in Algiers, Leche
October 6 – Austin, TX @ Hotel Vegas
October 7 – Denton, TX
October 8 – Oklahoma City, OK @ Blue Note
October 9 – Kansas City, MO @ Chum House
October 10 – Minneapolis, MN
October 11 – Chicago, IL
October 12 – Cleveland, OH @ Now That’s Class
October 13 – Pittsburgh, PA
October 14 – Philadelphia, PA
October 15 – Brooklyn, NY @ Sunnyvale
October 16 – Boston, MA @ Rat’s Nest
October 17 – Brooklyn, NY @ Silent Barn
October 18 – Richmond, VA
October 19 – Johnson City, TN @ The Hideaway
October 20 – New Orleans, LA

Carl Sagan’s Skate Shoes: Facebook // Bandcamp // Instagram

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