by Bill Pearis

TIH

Hailing from Malmo, Sweden, This is Head make expansive, widescreen pop that doesn't rely on "whoah-ohs" to convey emotion. There's an expressive use of dynamics on the band's new longplayer, The Album ID. You can stream a few tracks from it below.

This is Head are on their way to North America this weekend and will be in NYC next week for three shows: Glasslands on Monday (3/25) opening for Parenthetical Girls (tickets); Fontana's on March 27 for an all-Nordic showcase with Sandra Kolstad and Karin Strom; and an early show (7 PM) Pianos on March 28. All dates are listed below.

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This is Head - 2013 tour dates
03-22 The Garrison - Toronto
03-23 The Annex Live - Toronto
03-25 Glasslands - New York
03-27 Fontana's - New York
03-28 PIANOS - New York
04-05 Debaser Malmö - Malmö
04-11 Herrgårn - Linköping
04-25 Pustervik - Göteborg
04-26 Debaser Medis - Stockholm
04-27 V-dala - Uppsala
05-04 Vega - Copenhagen
06-13 - 06-15 Hultsfredsfestivalen - Hultsfred