How To Dress Well – “Blue Crystal Fire” (Robbie Basho Cover) (Stereogum Premiere)

How To Dress Well – “Blue Crystal Fire” (Robbie Basho Cover) (Stereogum Premiere)

The deluxe edition of How To Dress Well’s new, excellent Total Loss features a bonus 7”, a release that features a cover of Robbie Basho’s mesmerizing “Blue Crystal Fire.” HTDW figurehead Tom Krell brings gives the song a little breathing room and replaces low croon with his own echoing falsetto. Hear it below.

Tour dates:

10/04 – Toronto, ON @ Great Hall
10/05 – Montreal, QC @ Club Lambi
10/06 – Middleton, CT @ Eclectic House
10/07 – Boston, MA @ Brighton Music Hall
10/08 – New York, NY @ Santos
10/10 – Philadelphia, PA @ Johnny Brenda’s
10/11 – Washington, DC @ Rock & Roll Hotel
10/12 – Wilmington, NC @ Soapbox
10/14 – Bloomington, IN @ The Bishop
10/18 – Gent, Belgium @ Charlatan
10/19 – Brussels, Belgium @ AB Club
10/20 – Amsterdam, NL @ Paradiso
10/22 – Malmo, Sweden @ Inkonst
10/23 – Oslo, Norway @ Bla
10/24 – Stockholm, Sweden @ Fargfabriken
10/25 – Copenhagen, Denmark @ Pumpehuset (downstairs)
10/26 – Aarhus, Denmark @ Train
10/27 – Hamburg, Germany @ Turmzimmer
10/29 – Berlin, Germany @ Bi Nuu
10/30 – Munich, Germany @ Kranhalle
10/31 – Luzern, Switzerland @ Sudpol | Musik Tanz Theater
11/01 – Paris, France @ Pitchfork Festival
11/02 – Dublin, Ireland @ Twisted Pepper
11/03 – Manchester, UK @ Soup Kitchen
11/05 – London, UK @ XOYO
11/25 – St. Louis, MO @ Firebird
11/26 – Oxford, MS @ Proud Larry’s
11/28 – Dallas, TX @ The Loft
12/01 – Tucson, AZ @ Solar Culture
12/02 – San Diego, CA @ Soda Bar
12/04 – Los Angeles, CA @ Echoplex
12/05 – San Francisco, CA @ Rickshaw Stop
12/07 – Portland, OR @ Doug Fir Lounge
12/08 – Seattle, WA @ Barboza
12/10 – Vancouver, BC @ Biltmore Cabaret
12/13 – Minneapolis, MN @ 7th Street Entry
12/14 – Chicago, IL @ Co-Prosperity

Total Loss is out now on Acéphale.

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