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Hear Unnatural Helpers’ Wonderfully Sludgy ‘Toil’

Unnatural Helpers

What they once called “The Seattle Sound” is apparently alive and well. Unnatural Helpers, originally a Dean Whitmore-led outfit of Sub Pop-employed ne’er do wells, is now a Dean Whitmore-led outfit of ne’er do wells employed elsewhere. But that doesn’t mean they’ve strayed from the grunge blueprint that Mudhoney (frontman Mark Arm now works in the Sub Pop warehouse) hammered into place almost 30 years ago, the same one that helped put Sub Pop on the map. Below, hear “Toil,” a wonderfully sludgy highlight from the foursome’s forthcoming full-length, Land Grab, due September 25 via Hardly Art.


Unnatural Helpers Tour Dates:
September 1 – Seattle, WA @ Bumbershoot
September 22 – Seattle, WA @ KEXP in-studio
September 28 – Seattle, WA @ Funhouse
September 29 – Portland, OR @ The Know
October 17 – Seattle, WA @ Comet Tavern
October 18 – Portland, OR @ Dante’s
October 20 – San Francisco, CA @ Hemlock Tavern
October 21 – Berkeley, CA @ 925 Gilman
October 22 – Monterey, CA @ Golden State Theater
October 23 – Visalia, CA @ The Cellar Door
October 24 – San Diego, CA @ Casbah
October 25 – Fullerton, CA @ Observatory
October 26 – Los Angeles, CA @ Nomad Art Compound