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+/- {Plus/Minus} announce new EP, touring w/ Versus (listen to “Driving Aimlessly”)

+-plus-minus-SUMMER 2019

Indie rock vets +/- {Plus/Minus}, the trio of Versus’ James Baluyut and Patrick Ramos plus drummer Chris Deaner, are back with their first record in five years, Summer 2019: Extended Play. “I’ve always enjoyed EPs as they’re easy to digest at four to five songs,” James tells us. “But it’s not like you can’t express anything in that amount of time. The shorter running time helps you concentrate on the music, both as a creator and as a listener. Some of my favorite records are EPs. Watery, Domestic [Pavement], Half Life [Pale Saints], Glider [My Bloody Valentine], Celebrate the New Dark Age [Polvo], Today Forever [Ride], Eureka [The Grifters] – in fact those EPs might be my favorite things any of those bands put out.” The record is out September 6 via Ernest Jenning Record Co. and we’ve got the premiere of the instantly appealing, soaring “Driving Aimlessly” which is sung by Ramos. Listen to that below.

James and Patrick will be pulling double duty in August as +/- will open for Versus on West Coast dates in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Portland and Seattle. Those dates are listed below.

Versus’ new album, Ex Voto (their first in nine years), is out August 16. Richard Baluyut’s pre-Versus band Flower also have new music.

{Plus/Minus} – 2019 Tour Dates
8/25 – The Echo – Los Angeles, CA w/ Versus
8/26 – Bottom Of The Hill – San Francisco, CA w/ Versus
8/28/ – Doug Fir – Portland, OR w/ Versus
8/29 – Hotel Albatross – Seattle, WA w/ Versus

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