Hear the Pharmacy's Stripped-Down, Hypnotic 'Anna Bella'

Washington lo-fi fanatics issuing new 'Spells' LP on August 12

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The Pharmacy Photo by Mike De Leon
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Isabel Imperatore

The Pharmacy subdue their habitual high-energy on "Anna Bella," a stoner-friendly slice of the garage-pop vets' forthcoming fifth album, Spells. With its mix of psych-tinged guitar purrs and laid-back vocals, the freshly dropped track marks a noticeable shift from the Washington outfit's earlier, thrashier recordings. And despite Spells' slapdash origins (the record was written in a cabin and recorded in the basement of a used car museum), the LP promises to deliver a new depth and maturity from the Pharmacy. Preview that growth below, by streaming "Anna Bella." To pre-order Spells, which is out August 12, head over to Old Flame Records.

The Pharmacy tour dates:
June 18 - Kopenhagen, Denmark @ Loppen
June 19 - Brussels, Belgium @ Madame Moustache
June 20 - Genève, Switzerland @ La Taverne Du Republic
June 21- Konstanz, Germany @ Horst
June 23 - Paris, France @ La Mecanique Ondulatoire
June 24 - Gijon, Spain @ Stereo
June 25 - Madrid, Spain @ TBC
June 26 - Valencia, Spain @ Loco Club
June 27 - Barcelona, Spain @ La Lupita De Raval
July 2 - Rotterdam, Netherlands @ Rodkapje
July 3 - Amsterdam, Netherlands @ Winston
July 5 - Utrecht, Holland @ Festival deBeschawing
July 7 - Hamburg, Germany @ Ms Stubnitz
July 9 - Munich, Germany @ Cafe Kult
July 10 - Berlin, Germany @ Schokoladen
July 11- Kutna Hora, Czech Republic @ Creepy Teepe
July 12 - Wurzburg, Germany @ XYEAHX Sommerfest
July 13 - Vienna, Austria @ Fluc
July 14 - Graz, Austria @ Sub
July 17 - Lugano, Switzerland @ Buskers Festival
July 18 - Innsbruck, Austria @ Sommerfest
July 19 - Winterthur, Switzerland @ Albani

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