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Baltimore punks Advlts playing shows this week (listen)

by Andrew Sacher

Advlts

Who are “Advlts, of Baltimore”? If their new 7″ on Southpaw is any sign, they’re more than your run-of-the-mill “we replaced a ‘u’ with a ‘v’ because it looks cool” fare. In 60 seconds, they establish a tone that’s powerful in its elegant simplicity with “Raw Nerves”. There are handclaps, a three-chord chug, and a guitar line that adds density without attempting to show off. [Evan Minsker’s Shake Appeal column on Pitchfork]

Following a 2013 demo, Baltimore punks Advlts put out their first proper release last year in the form of a self-titled EP. It’s six raw fun tracks that are over and done with in less than eight minutes. Listen below.

Advlts have two East Coast shows coming up this week: a Brooklyn show on Friday (3/20) at Acheron with Foster Care and Hatrabbits (tickets) and a Richmond show on Saturday (3/21) at Strange Matter with Sundials and others (more info).

Their only other announced show is a hometown show in mid-April. All dates are listed, with their EP stream, below…

Advlts — 2015 Tour Dates
3/20 – Acheron, Brooklyn NY w/ Foster Care, Hatrabbits
3/21 – Strange Matter, Richmond VA w/ Sundials and more
4/17 – Sidebar, Baltimore MD

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