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Yuck Preview Surprise EP With Dreamy ‘Athena’

Yuck 'Athena' Stream Southern Skies EP

Yuck dropped one of the more excellent and underrated albums of 2013 with Glow & Behold, which also happened to be their first release after losing singer Daniel Blumberg (now Hebronix) and promoting guitarist Max Bloom to the position. The transition was surprisingly painless for the listener, and the Londoners are now celebrating their renewed chemistry with a brand new EP dubbed Southern Skies. You can hear the first taste of that four-song spring release below. “Athena” begins with a characteristically dreamy vibe — lilting rock and shoegaze warp — and eventually explodes with clanging heaviness. Stream here, and catch Yuck on the road via the tour dates beneath the player.

Yuck tour dates:

January 30 – Felton, CA @ Don Quixote’s
January 31 – Costa Mesa, CA @ Detroit Bar
February 1 – Los Angeles, CA @ Troubadour
February 2 – San Diego, CA @ Casbah
February 3 – Phoenix, AZ @ The Crescent Ballroom
February 5 – Austin, TX @ Red 7
February 6 – Houston, TX @ Rudyard’s
February 7 – Dallas, TX @ Trees
February 8 – Kansas City, MO @ Riot Room
February 10 – Atlanta, GA @ The Earl
February 11 – Asheville, NC @ The Mothlight
February 12 – Chapel Hill, NC @ Local 506
February 13 – Washington DC @ Rock and Roll Hotel
February 15 – New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom