New Port O’Brien – “Sour Milk/Salt Water”

The nautical Bay Area rockers most recently stopped the gap between LPs with a series of seasonally themed 7″s (we sampled Winter), but now they’re returning with a proper album to followup 2007’s praised All We Could Do Was Sing. Its songs were recorded in two locations: a bedroom in San Fran with Papercuts’ Jason Quever, then in a honest to goodness studio Los Angeles with Earlimart’s Aaron Espinoza. Up first from the set is “Sour Milk/Salt Water,” a steady and tuneful jangle-pop tune which hints at a slightly refined take on their windswept melodrama, ending with some studio guitar trickery that suggests it’s from the L.A. session:

Port O’Brien – “Sour Milk/Salt Water” (MP3)

Threadbare is out 10/6 via TBD Records. Some tour dates before that.

08/14 – Haldern, Germany (Haldern Pop Festival)
08/16 – Leicester, UK (Summer Sundae Weekender)
08/17 – Manchester, UK @ Night and Day Cafe*
08/18 – London, UK @ Borderline
08/20 – Kiewet, Belgium (Pukkelpop Festival)
08/21 – Erfurt, Germany (Highfield Festival)
08/22 – St. Poltenm, Austria (Frequency Festival)
08/24 – Groningen, Holland (Noorderzon Festival)
08/25 – Utrecht, Holland (Tivoli)
* w/ the Papercuts

Tags: Port O'Brien