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Tiny Moving Parts releasing ‘Swell’ next week (hear “Warm Hand Splash”)

Tiny Moving Parts

Emo/math rock/post-hardcore blenders Tiny Moving Parts are following 2016’s Celebrate with new album Swell next week (1/26) via Triple Crown (pre-order). Ahead of its release, we’re premiering a new song from the album, “Warm Hand Splash.” Singer/guitarist Dylan Mattheisen tells us, “‘Warm Hand Splash’ is about having someone special get taken away from you. I used an analogy of being a piece of trash at the bottom of a wishing well, who adores a coin that eventually someone steals from the water. With an important piece of your life missing, you’re trying your best to cope with it.” Musically, the song is less frantic than some of the band’s earlier, highly mathy material, and a bit more pop-oriented (in a good way). They change things up a lot over the course of the four-minute song, and work in hints of Touche Amore, self-titled blink-182, and an American Football-esque ending (trumpets included). Listen for yourself below.

Tiny Moving Parts will support the album on tour with Oso Oso and recent SideOneDummy signees Mom Jeans. The tour hits Brooklyn on February 9 at Music Hall of Williamsburg (tickets). All dates are listed below.

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Tracklist
1. Applause
2. Smooth It Out
3. Feel Alive
4. Caution
5. Wildfire
6. Whale Watching
7. It’s Too Cold Tonight
8. Malfunction
9. Wishbone
10. Warm Hand Splash

Tiny Moving Parts / Mom Jeans / Oso Oso — 2018 Tour Dates
Jan. 25 – St. Paul, MN – Amsterdam Bar & Hall
Jan. 26 – Madison, WI – The Sett at University of Wisconsin-Madison-Union South
Jan. 27 – Chicago, IL – Lincoln Hall
Jan. 28 – Ferndale, MI – The Loving Touch
Jan. 30 – Indianapolis, IN – Hoosier Dome
Jan. 31 – Newport, KY – Southgate House Revival
Feb. 1 – Columbus, OH – Ace of Cups
Feb. 2 – Lakewood, OH – Mahall’s
Feb. 3 – Toronto, ON – Hard Luck Bar
Feb. 5 – Pittsburgh, PA – Cattivo
Feb. 6 – Richmond, VA – The Camel
Feb. 7 – Washington, DC – Rock & Roll Hotel
Feb. 8 – Philadelphia, PA – First Unitarian Church
Feb. 9 – Brooklyn, NY – Music Hall of Williamsburg
Feb. 10 – Cambridge, MA – The Sinclair
Feb. 11 – Hamden, CT – The Ballroom at The Outer Space
Feb. 13 – Carrboro, NC – Cat’s Cradle
Feb. 14 – Orlando, FL – The Abbey
Feb. 15 – Margate, FL – O’Malley’s Sports Bar
Feb. 16 – Tampa, FL – Crowbar
Feb. 17 – Atlanta, GA – The Masquerade
Feb. 18 – Nashville, TN – The End
Feb. 20 – Dallas, TX – Dirty 30
Feb. 21 – Austin, TX – Barracuda
Feb. 23 – Phoenix, AZ – The Rebel Lounge
Feb. 24 – Los Angeles, CA – The Hi Hat
Feb. 25 – San Francisco, CA – Bottom of The Hill
Feb. 27 – Portland, OR – Analog Theater
Feb. 28 – Seattle, WA – The Vera Project
March 2 – Salt Lake City, UT – Kilby Ct.
March 3 – Denver, CO – Marquis Theatre
March 4 – Lawrence, KS – The Bottleneck

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