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Cass McCombs Unspools Entire Double Album ‘Big Wheel and Others’

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Mysterious tunesmith Cass McCombs has pulled the curtain back on his newest album. The upcoming Big Wheel and Others doesn’t drop until October 15, but the entire LP is available for streaming a week early thanks to NPR. SPIN has already spotlighted a handful of tracks from the collection — the spacey strummer “Morning Star,” the heartbroken “There Can Only Be One,” and the gorgeous, Karen Black-starring “Brighter!” — and now fans can bask in the whole double album. According to Domino Records, the follow-up to 2011’s Wit’s End and Humor Risk delivers a slew of “road songs, rock songs, folk songs, blues songs, country songs, rhythm and blues songs, skronk non-songs, cinema songs, cult songs, poem songs, jams, and ballads.” Dive in at NPR, purchase the record through Domino, and scroll down for the folkie’s upcoming tour dates.

Cass McCombs tour dates:

November 7 – Portland, OR @ Mississippi Studios
November 8 – Seattle, WA @ Crocodile
November 9 – Vancouver, BC @ Fortune Sound Club
November 12 – Pioneertown, CA @ Pappy & Harriet’s
November 14 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Echo
November 15 – San Francisco, CA @ Great American Music Hall
November 16 – Santa Cruz, CA @ Don Quixote’s
November 18 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Urban Lounge
November 19 – Denver, CO @ Walnut Room
November 22 – Austin, TX @ The Belmont
December 2 – Boston, MA @ The Sinclair
December 3 – Montreal, QC @ Il Motore
December 4 – Toronto, ON @ Great Hall
December 6 – Chicago, IL @ Empty Bottle
December 7 – Louisville, KY @ Zanzabar
December 8 – Nashville, TN @ High Watt
December 9 – Atlanta, GA @ Drunken Unicorn
December 12 – New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom
December 13 – Philadelphia, PA @ Boot & Saddle
December 14 – Baltimore, MD @ Ottobar
January 13 – London, U.K. @ Queen Elizabeth Hall