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Porches Ruminate in Cars and Pink-Lit Swimming Pools in ‘Hour’ Video

It's the first listen off of Aaron Maine's Domino debut, 'Pool'

New York’s Aaron Maine sketches profound kaleidoscopic synth-pop as Porches, soundtracking romantic realists with the jangly wails of “Headsgiving” on 2013’s charmingly lo-fi Slow Dance in the Cosmos. For his Domino Records debut, Pool, he’s dropped the capitalization and period punctuation that characterized his project’s earliest iteration on 2011’s alternating snarled and strung-out Scrap and Love Songs Revisited. Musical and romantic partner Greta Kline of Frankie Cosmos lays her vocals like a cool sheet  on”Hour,” the album’s reflective first listen, a calming salve to Maine’s ragged loner stonerisms as the two paddle in a neon-lit pool and keep their expressionless eyes on the road — while miles apart inside their own heads — in the official video. Of the clip, director Del Rio Ortiz (Blood Orange, St. Vincent) says:

I wanted to create a simple but hallucinogenic montage dealing with a love affair that no longer exists but would never vanish. On the surface we see a young couple driving around the city and sneaking into a swimming pool. However we also see nostalgic imagery that creates a feeling of loss and illustrates a severed relationship.

Watch it here and find Porches’ upcoming list of tour dates, along with the track list for Pool, below.

Pool track list:
1. “Underwater”
2. “Braid”
3. “Be Apart”
4. “Mood”
5. “Hour”
6. “Even The Shadow”
7. “Pool”
8. “Glow”
9. “Car”
10. “Shaver”
11. “Shape”
12. “Security”

Porches tour dates:
March 9 – Washington, DC @ Rock & Roll Hotel
March 10 – Richmond, VA @ Strange Matter
March 11 – Chapel Hill, NC @ Cat’s Cradle Backroom
March 12 – Savannah, GA @ Savannah Stopover Festival
March 13 – Orlando, FL @ Backbooth
March 14 – Tallahassee, FL @ Club Downunder
March 16 – Houston, TX @ Walters
March 19 – Dallas, TX @ Spillover Music Fest
March 21 – Denver, CO @ Lost Lake
March 22 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Kilby Court
March 23 – Boise, ID @ Treefort Music Fest
March 24 – Portland, OR @ Analog Café
March 25 – Seattle, WA @ Vera Project
March 26 – Vancouver, BC @ The Cobalt
March 28 – San Francisco, CA @ Rickshaw Stop
March 29 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Echo
March 31 – Santa Ana, CA @ The Observatory – Constellation Room
April 1 – San Diego, CA @ Che Café
April 2 – Phoenix, AZ @ Rebel Lounge
April 3 – Albuquerque, NM @ The Co-Op
April 5 – Omaha, NE @ Slowdown
April 6 – Minneapolis, MN @ 7th St Entry
April 7 – Madison, WI @ UW Student Union
April 8 – Grinnell, IA @ Grinnell College – Gardner Lounge
April 9 – Chicago, IL @ Bottom Lounge
April 10 – Detroit, MI @ Majestic Café
April 11 – Toronto, ON @ Horseshoe Tavern
April 12 – Boston, MA @ Middle East Downstairs
April 13 – Brooklyn, NY @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
April 14 – Philadelphia, PA || Union Transfer
April 15 || New York, NY || Bowery Ballroom

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