White Fence releasing ‘Cyclops Reap’ (stream a track)
I have cyclops vision now. But I'm not a giant. I changed my name and body only, and stabbed my social nous in the right ear. I still read fear but there are no police this year. I can repeat the same dream. I can let birds talk to me. I'm in jail. I have love and a whistle. I lay where the lotus lay and then spring the frozen flowers on any giving day. I apologize to those put in the trees, but I was gathering the Cyclops reap.
In the span of 4 1/2 years. I've lived in two different apartments and have used three different rooms during this time. All in Echo Park, Los Angeles, CA, only a couple miles from one another. After the death of my father in 2008 I started writing and recording non-stop in these rooms. I can't say it was directly because of that trauma, but I think deep down it might have much to do about it. This record was initially going to be a collection of the many songs trapped between the 4 White Fence LP's. As i was putting that together, there were more coming. a better crop. i couldn't stop. So, instead of a retrospective i said "Fuck It". might as well use the most current songs of the bunch. For the exception of "Make Them Dinner At Our Shoes" which is from 2009. - Tim Presley
Tim Presley's White Fence put out three albums last year -- two on their own and a collaborative one with Ty Segall. They're already gearing up for their next one, Cyclops Reap, which will be out April 9 via Castle Face, the label run by John Dwyer of Thee Oh Sees. Castle Face seems to be ramping up releases lately, what with the great Warm Soda album and a new Oh Sees record out on the label in April.
You can stream "Pink Gorilla" from the new White Fence album and check out the tracklist below. The band haven't announced a formal tour but will be playing Burgerama, Austin Psych Fest and a few more select dates, and those are listed below.
White Fence - "Pink Gorilla"
1. Chairs In The Dark
3. Pink Gorilla
4. Trouble Is Trouble Never Seen
5. Live On Genevieve
6. To The Boy I Jumped In The Hemlock Alley
7. New Edinburgh
8. Make Them Dinner At Our Shoes
9. White Cat
10. Only Man Alive
11. Run By The Same
White Fence - 2013 Tour Dates
03/08 Nashville, TN - Freakin' Weekend
03/21 Berkeley, CA - University of California, Berkeley *
03/23 Santa Ana, CA - The Observatory / Burgerama II
04/26 El Paso, TX - Lowbrow Palace
04/28 Austin, TX - Carson Creek @ Austin Psych Festival
06/21 San Francisco, CA - The Fillmore @
* = w/ King Tuff
@ = w/ Father John Misty