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Braid announces first full-length album in 16 years, No Coast

Longtime local staple Braid has just announced they’re releasing their first full-length record in 16 years on July 8th of this year (after some news of them working on it previously), and they’re calling it No Coast. They’re releasing it on Top Shelf Records, and their first release since 2011’s EP Closer to Closedand their first full-length release since 1998’s Frame & Canvas.

Here’s the artwork:

No Coast:

  1. Bang
  2. East End Hollows
  3. No Coast
  4. Damages!
  5. Many Enemies
  6. Pre Evergreen
  7. Put Some Wings on That Kid
  8. Lux
  9. Doing Yourself In
  10. Climber New Entry
  11. Light Crisis
  12. This Is Not a Revolution

Should be interesting to see what they have up their sleeve for this one. You probably already know this release, which is still stellar to this day. From the Top Shelf release:

Featuring a rousing collection of textures, as well as the combined signature vocals provided by guitarists Bob Nanna and Chris Broach, No Coast presents itself as the fitting follow-up to the career defining, 1998 indie-rock classic Frame & Canvas.

Those are some words I can live with. We’ll have to see on July 8th. They’re performing on July 12th for the Mariposa Music Festival here in C-U.

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