Left & Right – “Mouse Drum”

Philadelphia-via-Virginia quartet Left & Right are set to drop their latest album, The Yips, in a couple weeks. Today, they share a rhythmic, slow-churning early taste in the album’s opener “Mouse Drum.” A bluesy guitar chord drives the track, surrounded by subdued drums and infectious bass rhythms. Mellow but engaging storytelling through easy-floating harmonies are deceptively penetrating as Phil Dameron draws you in with smooth, nonchalant tenor. Judging from the lead-off track, The Yips would make “Blue Album”-era Weezer proud. Listen to “Mouse Drum” below.

Tour dates:

09/10 Wilmington, DE @ 1984 w/ Gozer
09/13 Belchertown, MA @ Cold Spring Hollow w/ Kindling & Blessed State
09/15 Providence, RI @ Dusk
09/16 Philadelphia, PA @ Everybody Hits (Album Release) w/ Sneeze, Friendship & Horsecops
09/17 Charlottesville, VA @ Tea Bazaar
09/18 Harrisonburg, VA @ Golden Pony
09/20 Knoxville, TN @ Pilot Light
09/22 Chattanooga, TN @ JJ’s Bohemia
09/23 Nashville, TN @ The End
09/25 Cincinnati, OH @ Motr Pub
09/26 Chicago, IL @ Burlington
09/27 Kent, OH
09/28 Pittsburgh, PA
09/29 Lancaster, PA @ Single File
09/30 Washington, DC / Baltimore, MD
10/01 Brooklyn, NY

The Yips is out 9/16 via WarHen. Pre-order it here.

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