Places To Hide – “Nowhere Bound” (Stereogum Premiere)

Last year’s debut from Atlanta’s Places To Hide was a quick, crisp half-hour of sturdy and studied punk. “Nowhere Bound” is the first song from their new EP and you can tell that the band is starting to stretch out and experiment a little bit. It starts off with some soft coos that sound like they could be from a ’60s surf jam before settling into smoky stoner rock, rounded out by mellow boy/girl vocals. Their lack of enunciation is part of their charm — indictments of suburbia are well-trod ground, but Places To Hide sell it because they sound completely over it. Listen and check out some tour dates below.

Tour Dates:
7/24 LaFayette, LA @ Wild Salmon
7/25 Houston, TX @ Avant Garden
7/26 Austin, TX @ Cheer Up Charlie’s
7/27 Tuscon, AZ @ TBA
7/28 Phoenix, AZ @ The Trunk Space
7/30 Los Angeles, CA @ Pehrspace
8/1 San Jose, CA @ San Jose Rock Shop
8/2 San Francisco, CA @ Church of Surf
8/3 Salt Lake City, UT @ Kilby Court
8/4 Denver, CO @ 7th Circle
8/5 Omaha, NE @ O’Leaver’s
8/7 Chicago, IL @ Dee Dee Ramone’s
8/8 Columbus, OH @ Kafe Kerouac
8/9 Brooklyn, NY @ Baby’s All Right
8/10 Philadelphia, PA @ Golden Tea House
8/11 Arlington, VA @ CD Cellar
8/12 Fredericksburg, VA @ Fredericksburg All Ages
8/13 Durham, NC @ The Fellowship Hall
8/14 Charleston, SC @ Tin Roof
8/15 Athens, GA @ Caledonia Lounge
8/16 Atlanta, GA @ 529

Places To Hide’s Wild N Soft EP is out in October on Tiny Engines.