Canshaker Pi premiere new single ‘No Sack, No Way’ at Upset | ‘Naughty Naughty Violence’ tour begins May 9th

Canshaker Pi premiere new single ‘No Sack, No Way’ at Upset | ‘Naughty Naughty Violence’ tour begins May 9th

CANSHAKER PI PREMIERE NEW SINGLE

‘NO SACK, NO WAY’ AT UPSET

A perfect accompaniment to this afternoon’s sunny climes.” – Upset Magazine

NAUGHTY NAUGHTY VIOLENCE

UK TOUR STARTS MAY 9TH

ALBUM OUT JUNE 1ST VIA EXCELSIOR RECORDINGS

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Praise for Canshaker Pi:

Weaving in and out of vintage rock, fuzz, and punk and easily ramping up and down at the perfect moments” – Stereogum

An off-kilter delight… channels the wonkiness of Pavement while adding a noisier Ty Segall-esque slant – DIY

Regales the spirit of late 70s punk and early 90s grunge. – Drowned In Sound

 

Canshaker Pi are about to set off on their ‘Naughty Naughty Violence’ tour across the UK with dates including stops in Glasgow, Leeds, Manchester, Brighton, and a show on May 11th at The Old Blue Last in London.

 

FULL MAY TOUR DATES:

09 King Tuts Wah Wah Hut / Glasgow (UK) / TICKETS

10 Underground / Newcastle (UK) / TICKETS

11 The Old Blue Last / London (UK) / TICKETS

12 FOCUS Wales / Wrexham (UK) / TICKETS

13 Lending Room / Leeds (UK) / TICKETS

14 Southbank Social Club / York (UK) / FREE

15 The Adelphi / Hull (UK) TICKETS

16 Jimmy’s / Manchester (UK) / TICKETS

18-19 The Great Escape / Brighton (UK) / TICKETS

21 Espace B / Paris (FR) / TICKETS

22 The Message / Troyes (FR)

 

After impressing the likes of DIY, Clash, Drowned in Sound and many more at their Eurosonic performance at the start of 2018, Canshaker Pi are now set to release their new album, ‘Naughty Naughty Violence’. From supporting names such as Car Seat Headrest and Parquet Courts, to local friends Pip Blom, and indie legends The Cribs, the band have absorbed all the skill that surrounds them and poured it into the new record. The Amsterdam quartet burst into the world of indie-rock at such a young age and yet have been no strangers to the more mature sounds of Pavement – in fact, Stephen Malkmus helped to produce the band’s debut LP and in 2017 they toured 15 countries and played 27 shows with Scott Kannberg’s Spiral Stairs.

‘Naughty Naughty Violence’ takes the promise and excitement of a debut and refines the style and signature sound of the band to create something unmistakably unique. This strain of ‘slacker’ rock is steadfast, unwavering, and resolute in its own identity. Tracks like ‘Smurf’ and the thundering ‘But Why’ could effortlessly slip themselves into any Pavement fan’s record collection as they celebrate their influences in a way that is both familiar and new. The 5-am stumbling sensation of ‘Legless’ later on in the record captures a dogged yet bewildered atmosphere of a come-down with Willem Smit reassuring the listener to “embrace your fate and crawl on, you’ll be back on your feet’. This underlying despair is then quickly superseded by the addictive ‘Indie Academy’ that revels in joyful sardonicism and self-referential humour.

Canshaker Pi have quickly become one of Holland’s most exciting bands and after playing every major festival in The Netherlands, 2018 sees them stop-off at the likes of SXSW and The Great Escape to the delight of US and UK fans.

Raw energy paired with tight instrumentation and sharp-witted lyricism can result in remarkable results and ‘Naughty Naughty Violence’ nails them all.

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Canshaker Pi premiere new single ‘No Sack, No Way’ at Upset | ‘Naughty Naughty Violence’ tour begins May 9th