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Listen: Cullen Omori (ex-Smith Westerns) - “Synthetic Romance”

New Misery Due Out March 18 via Sub Pop, Playing Under the Radar's SXSW Day Party Next Thursday

Mar 08, 2016
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Former Smith Westerns frontman and singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Cullen Omori is releasing his debut solo album, New Misery, on March 18 via Sub Pop. He's already shared the video for the album's first single, "Cinnamon," as well as the audio for "Sour Milk." Now he's shared another song from the record, "Synthetic Romance." Check it out below.

Omori is performing at Under the Radar's Thursday SXSW day party next Thursday at the Flamingo Cantina at 6th and Red River (515 E. 6th Street, Austin, TX 78701). The party is free and open to the public; head over to the Eventbrite page for our SXSW parties to RSVP. He goes on at 1:35 PM and the rest of the lineup features England's Everything Everything, England's MONEY, South Africa's Petite Noir, Wales' Gwenno, Pillar Point, and Northern Ireland's Girls Names.

Shane Stoneback (Sleigh Bells, Fucked Up, and Vampire Weekend) recorded the album at the now defunct Treefort Studios and it was mastered by Emily Lazar (Sia, HAIM, Vampire Weekend, and Arcade Fire) at The Lodge.


Under the Radar SXSW Day Party at Flamingo Cantina, Thursday, March 17:

5:00 PM: Everything Everything
4:05 PM: MONEY
3:15 PM: Petite Noir
2:25 PM: Gwenno
1:35 PM: Cullen Omori
12:45 PM: Pillar Point
12:00 PM: Girls Names

Cullen Omori Tour Dates:

Mar. 24 - Chicago, IL - Lincoln Hall
Mar. 25 - Madison, WI - High Noon
Mar. 26 - Minneapolis, MN - 7th St. Entry
Mar. 28 - Denver, CO - Larimer Lounge
Mar. 29 - Salt Lake City, UT - Urban Lounge
Mar. 30 - Boise, ID - Neurolux
Apr. 01 - Seattle, WA - Barboza
Apr. 02 - Vancouver, BC - Fortune Sound Club
Apr. 03 - Portland, OR - Doug Fir
Apr. 05 - San Francisco, CA - The Independent
Apr. 07 - Los Angeles, CA - Telegram Ballroom
Apr. 08 - San Diego, CA - Casbah
Apr. 09 - Phoenix, AZ - Valley Bar
Apr. 11 - Austin, TX - Stubb's Jr
Apr. 12 - Dallas, TX - Prophet Bar
Apr. 13 - Houston, TX - Raven Tower
Apr. 15 - Atlanta, GA - The Earl
Apr. 16 - Nashville, TN - High Watt
Apr. 17 - Columbus, OH - The Basement
Apr. 18 - DC, Washington - DC9
Apr. 19 - Philadelphia, PA - Boot & Saddle
Apr. 21 - Boston, MA - Great Scott
Apr. 22 - New York, NY - Bowery Ballroom
Apr. 24 - Toronto, ON - Horseshoe Tavern


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