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Olden Yolk on tour, add West Coast Dates w/ Mega Bog (watch their new video)

DANIEL DORSA
Photo: Daniel Dorsa

Olden Yolk have a video for “Gamblers on a Dime,” one of the baroque, folky standouts from the group’s excellent self-titled debut, which came out earlier this year on Trouble in Mind. The band’s Shane Butler, who you may also know from Quilt, told us a little about both the song and video:

The song is written from the perspective of one friend speaking to another who is at a point of desperation. Their conversation touches on the fragility of circumstance and how one small move can either lead one to reclaim or lose themselves completely. The film itself was shot by Venezualan artist Luis Arnias who is a close friend. It uses lush abstraction and a non-linear narrative to play with themes found in the lyrical content of the song.

It’s a lovely video that really embodies the vibe of the song. It premieres in this post and you can watch it, and listen to the album, below.

Olden Yolk just started their spring tour which hits NYC on May 19 at Mercury Lounge with LionLimb and Jaye Bartell also on the bill. Tickets are on sale. They’ve also added West Coast dates with Mega Bog in June. All are listed below.

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Olden Yolk – 2018 Tour Dates
APR 30 Asbestos Farm Monday, 8:00PM Hadley, MA
MAY 01 Casa Del Popolo Tuesday, 9:00PM Montreal, Canada
MAY 02 The Baby G Wednesday, 8:00PM Toronto, Canada
MAY 03 The Happy Dog Thursday, 8:30PM Cleveland, OH
MAY 04 THE HIDEOUT Friday, 6:30PM Chicago, IL
MAY 05 Milwaukee Psych Fest Saturday, 5:00PM Milwaukee, WI
MAY 06 Bryant Lake Bowl Sunday, 8:00PM Minneapolis, MN
MAY 08 The Bishop Tuesday, 9:00PM Bloomington, IN
MAY 09 The High Watt Wednesday, 8:00PM Nashville, TN
MAY 10 Kings-NC Thursday, 10:00PM Raleigh, NC
MAY 11 DC9 Nightclub Friday, 9:00PM Washington, DC
MAY 18 Everybody Hits Friday, 9:00PM Philadelphia, PA
MAY 19 Mercury Lounge Saturday, 7:30PM New York, NY
JUN 13 The Whistle Stop Wednesday, 8:30PM San Diego, CA *
JUN 14 Resident Thursday, 8:00PM Los Angeles, CA *
JUN 15 The Crepe Place Friday, 9:00PM Santa Cruz, CA *
JUN 16 Cafe Du Nord Saturday, 8:00PM San Francisco, CA *
JUN 17 The Holland Project Sunday, 8:00PM Reno, NV *
JUN 19 Sunset Tavern Tuesday, 8:00PM Seattle, WA *
JUN 20 Bunk Bar Wednesday, 9:30PM Portland, OR *
* w/ Mega Bog

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