Sorority Noise were just down in Austin for SXSW, where they put on one of the most memorable sets at our Thursday party. They headlined the inside stage, and had a chunk of dedicated fans up front bouncing around and yelling every word. When singer Cameron Boucher prefaced set-closer "Using" by telling us it's about his struggles with mental illness, addiction and suicidal thoughts, and how he believes that everyone's life is worth living, it was clear from the crowd's reaction how important the song's message is to many of them. When the whole room yelled "I STOPPED WISHING I WAS DEAD," it was genuinely chilling.

Sorority Noise's upcoming EP, It Kindly Stopped For Me, isn't anything like the rowdy songs the band played on Thursday. It's a batch of stripped-down quiet songs, and it suits the band equally well. First single "Either Way" is already out, and today the band premiered another track, "XC," via The FADER. Listen to both below. The EP comes out April 22 via Topshelf.

Sorority Noise are on tour now with Citizen, Turnover and Milk Teeth. That tour lands in NYC on April 16 at Bowery Ballroom and April 18 at Market Hotel. Both shows are sold out.

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Citizen / Turnover / Sorority Noise / Milk Teeth -- 2016 Tour Dates
3/22 – Mesa, AZ @ Nile
3/23 – Pomona, CA @ The Glass House
3/24 – San Diego, CA @ Lamppost Warehouse
3/25 – Los Angeles, CA @ Teragram Ballroom
3/26 – San Francisco, CA @ Slim’s
3/29 – Portland, OR @ Analog Theater
3/30 – Seattle, WA @ El Corazon
4/01 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Kilby Court
4/02 – Denver, CO @ Marquis Theater
4/04 – Springfield, MO @ Outland Ballroom
4/05 – Nashville, TN @ Exit/In
4/06 – Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade
4/07 – Tampa, FL @ The Orpheum
4/08 – Margate, FL @ O’Malley’s
4/09 – Orlando, FL @ Backbooth
4/10 – Jacksonville, FL @ 1904
4/12 – Greensboro, NC @ Greene Street
4/13 – Virginia Beach, VA @ Shakas Live
4/14 – Baltimore, MD @ Ottobar
4/15 – Philadelphia, PA @ TLA
4/16 – New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom
4/17 – Boston, MA @ Paradise Rock Club
4/18 – Brooklyn, NY @ Shea Stadium
4/19 – Syracuse, NY @ Lost Horizon
4/20 – Ottawa, ON @ Ritual
4/21 – Toronto, ON @ Virgin Mobile Mod Club
4/22 – Buffalo, NY @ The Waiting Room
4/23 – Columbus, OH @ Skully’s