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Self Defense Family ask ‘Have You Considered Punk Music’ on new LP (listen)

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Self Defense Family will begin their co-headlining tour with Sannhet next month, including the NYC show with Cloakroom and Weeping Icon at Brooklyn Bazaar on 5/31 (tickets). Ahead of that tour, Self Defense Family have announced a new album.

The album is called Have You Considered Punk Music, and it comes out on June 29 via Run For Cover (their first LP for the label). The title track is out now, which is mostly “punk music” in spirit. In sound, it’s part post-rock, part spoken word (fans of anything from Slint to The Van Pelt to mewithoutYou should take note). The song has a video with lyrics on screen, and vocalist Patrick Kindlon and guitarist Andrew Duggan also released a 16-minute podcast where they discuss the song. Check out both of those things, along with the artwork and tracklist, below.

Related: Patrick Kindlon is not just a very prolific musician but also one half of the comics team Ashcan Press with Matthew Rosenberg. Matthew is also one of the current Archie creators, and we posted a rundown of Archie‘s many references to punk and indie rock bands earlier this week.

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Self Defense Family Punk Music

1. The Supremacy of Pure Artistic Feeling
2. Certainty of Paradise
3. No Analog Nor Precedent
4. Watcher at the Well
5. Nobody Who Matters Cares
6. Have You Considered Punk Music
7. Have You Considered Anything Else
8. Raw Contempt
9. Slavish Devotion to Form
10. The Right Kind of Adult

Self Defense Family — 2018 Tour Dates
05.30 – Boston, MA @ Great Scott$
05.31 – Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Bazaar+
06.01 – Philadelphia, PA @ PhilMOCA*
06.02 – Washington DC @ DC9*
06.03 – Asheville, NC @ Mothlight*
06.05 – Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade
06.07 – Fort Worth, TX @ Riglea Room#
06.08 – Austin, TX @ Barracuda#
06.11 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Echo^
06.12 – San Francisco, CA @ Bottom of the Hill^
06.14 – Denver, CO @ Marquis Theater
06.16 – Chicago, IL @ Beat Kitchen-

$ w/ Weeping Icon and Fiddlehead
+ w/ Cloakroom and Weeping Icon
* w/ Planning for Burial
# w/ Street Sects
^ w/ Wreck and Reference
– w/ RYLR

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