Stream Turn To Crime's Rough-Edged 'Can't Love' LP

Detroit trio's experimental debut album arrives July 1

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In the past few months, Turn to Crime have deployed two scruffy synth-pop cuts from their upcoming debut album: "Sunday's Cool" and the LP's title track, "Can't Love." Now, the Detroit-based scuzzbots have shared the entire off-kilter effort. Spanning only seven tracks in 40 minutes, this post-punk (and post-everything, really) trip is the brainchild of mastermind Derek Stanton, who describes it as "a transitional album, an escape, a break of habits, a deconstruction of form and further experimentation into writing, recording and performance. It was recorded and mixed on several mediums and at as many different places, during a period of change. It's not an encapsulation, nor is it a glimpse, as my only intentions are to keep moving forward."

Written and recorded mostly by Stanton himself, the fast-approaching full-length nods to garage-rock with its Sonic Youth-ful guitars, but also finds room for breezy synths and concrete, chugging percussion. Imagine a '50s beach party that time warps to the future — or, just press play below. And look out for Can't Love when it drops on July 1 through Old Flame Records and Mugg & Bop Records.

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