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by Andrew Sacher
Two Florida post-hardcore bands, Rescuer and Direct Effect, will be heading out on a tour together this year. Direct Effect just put out their newest record, Sunburn (via Tiny Engines), an album of Fucked Up/Paint It Black-style rippers. Rescuer's newest, Anxiety Answering, comes out June 3 via No Sleep and is more in the Touche Amore/Pianos Become the Teeth vein (we recently heard its excellent single). These are two pretty exciting bands at the moment, so this tour should be one to look forward to.
The tour brings Rescuer and Direct Effect to NYC for a show on May 22 at Suburbia (330 Melrose) with likeminded band The Saddest Landscape and Capacities. Later in the year, both bands play The Fest, which just added more bands.
All dates are listed, with streams from both bands' new albums, below...
Rescuer - "Out of Focus"
Direct Effect - Sunburn
Rescuer / Direct Effect -- 2014 Tour Dates
May 16 - Tampa, FL - Epic Problem
May 17 - Orlando, FL - The Space
May 20 - Baltimore, MD - Charm City w/ Frameworks, Mattress Financial
May 21 - Philadelphia, PA - Golden Tea House w/ Crybaby, Cassavetes
May 22 - Brooklyn, NY - Suburbia w/ The Saddest Landscape, Capacities
May 23 - Cleveland, OH - Mosh Eisley w/ Little Big League
May 24 - Howell, MI - Bled Fest (no Direct Effect)
May 25 - Toronto, ON - TBA
May 26 - Bethlehem, PA - The Cove
May 27 - Washington, DC - Casa Fiesta w/ Frameworks
May 28 - Charlotte, NC - Area 15 w/ Frameworks
May 29 - Atlanta, GA - Masquerade w/ Frameworks
May 30 - Tallahassee, FL - TV Land
Oct 31 - Nov 2 - Gainesville, FL - The Fest