Pennsylvanians Balance And Composure ((Doylestown) and Tigers Jaw (Scranton) have each contributed a handful of brand new songs for an upcoming split release on No Sleep and Run For Cover Records, the former handling the CD version while the latter takes on vinyl duties.
Featuring four new tracks from each band, plus a bonus digital-only offering from Balance And Composure, the split was recorded by Vince Ratti (The Wonder Years, Circa Survive, Valencia) and will be released by the labels in CD and 12″ formats on May 11, 2010. A track list an be found below and both bands are currently streaming songs from the album on their respective MySpace pages (Balance and Composure) (Tiger Jaws).
Balance and Composure Tracklist
1. Kaleidoscope (streaming)
3. Twenty Four
5. As Planned (Digital Only)
6. Jet Alone
8. Dent (streaming)
In other news, Tigers Jaw will be begin recording its highly anticipated sophomore full-length for Run For Cover at the end of February, which should subsequently see the light of day later this Summer. The label will be re-releasing the band’s 2008 self-titled full-length soon as well. Tigers Jaw’s most recent effort, Spirit Desire, was released in 7-inch and digital formats by Tiny Engines in August of 2009.
Balance And Composure’s acclaimed EP, Only Boundaries, was released by No Sleep last summer as well, and the band continues to tour heavily in support of it. February finds the five piece playing a number of shows across the Northeast before leaving for a month-long tour of the U.S. in March. Dates are still being booked, but everything below has been confirmed.
FEB 13 – Oneonta, NY @ Oneonta Armory
FEB 18 – North Port, NY @ Quinn’s Pub (basement show)
FEB 19 – Bear, DE @ Barn
FEB 20 – Akron, OH @ It’s A Kling Thing!
FEB 21 – Pittsburgh, PA @ House Show
FEB 25 – West Chester, PA @ The Note (Crime In Stereo Record Release)
FEB 28 – Camden, NJ @ Rutgers University w/ I Am The Avalanche
MAR 03 – Scranton, PA @ Vintage Theater
MAR 04 – Goshen, NY @ Sounds Asylum
MAR 05 – Burlington, VT @ 242 Main
MAR 07 – Philadelphia, PA @ Trocadero Balcony
MAR 08 – Brooklyn, NY @ Bushwick Music Studio’s
MAR 09 – Long Island, NY @ Gramps
MAR 10 – Asbury Park, NJ @ Asbury Lanes
MAR 12 – High Point, NC @ Arts By Alexander
MAR 13 – Charleston, SC @ The Oasis
MAR 15 – Athens, GA @ Tasty World
MAR 16 – Birmingham, AL @ Magic City Wholesale
MAR 17 – Pembroke Pines, FL @ Talent Farm
MAR 18 – Orlando, FL @ Uncle Lou’s
MAR 19 – McDonough, GA @ The Armory
MAR 20 – Newport, KY @ Southgate House
MAR 21 – Cleveland, OH @ Soggy Dog House
APR 03 – Montclair, NJ @ The Meatlocker
APR 04 – Rockville Centre, NY @ The Vibe Lounge