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The Moles releasing new LP ‘Code Word’ (stream it)

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Australian quirky pop maestro Richard Davies is back with Code Word, the first new album from The Moles in two years. (Which comes a lot sooner than than the one before that.) Davies made it with multiple Moles lineups in a few far-flung locations:

  • NYC Moles: Richard Davies, Matt LeMay, Jason Sigal, Pete Hilton, Henry Freedland, Danny Bowman
  • Detroit Moles: Richard Davies, Matt Smith, Chris McCinnis, Alexander Glendening, Pete Steffy, Scott Michalski
  • Austin Moles: Richard Davies, Steve Patterson, Wil Hendricks, Michael Krassner, Adam Ostrar, Will Courtney
  • Mexico City Moles: Richard Davies, Steve Patterson, Wil Hendricks, Michael Krassner, Adam Ostrar, Will Courtney, Rodriguez, Alejandro Romero, Rios, Juan Delacruz
  • Easthampton Moles: Richard Davies, Bob Fay, Andy Goulet, Will Courtney
  • Somerville Moles: Richard Davies, Dan Rosenthal, Bill Lowe, Mark Zaleski, Russ Gershon, Blake Newman, Luther Gray, Will Courtney

The record’s 16 tracks are nearly as disparate, from the Flying Nun style indie rock which typified The Moles’ classic Untune the Sky, to southern-fried boogie, bluesy garage rock, power-pop, jazz, psych folk, and everything in between, while Davies’ unique approach and distinctive vocals tie everything together. Like his pal Robert Pollard, Richard is a one-of-a-kind. Code Word is out this Friday via Super Secret Records but you can listen to the whole thing right now — a stream of the LP premieres below.

The Moles played Brooklyn’s Union Pool earlier this month and their only other upcoming show is in Austin, TX on Thursday, October 18 at Beerland.

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