The Quietus - A new rock music and pop culture website

News

LISTEN: Pontiak - Wildfires
Laurie Tuffrey , January 16th, 2014 12:00

New track from forthcoming album INNOCENCE ahead of live dates in April and May

Pontiak, the Virginian trio of brothers, have reined in the noise and squall for their new album, INNOCENCE, opting instead to write songs pushing their voices to the fore. Ably showcasing this is 'Wildfires', a coruscating cut from the new record which we've got a first spin of ahead of its release on January 27 via Thrill Jockey. The band will be supporting the new album, their first since 2012's Echo Ono and following last year's 7" 'Heat Leisure', recorded with Arbouretum's Steve Strohmeier and Guardian Alien's Greg Fox, with a run of UK dates later in the year, featuring appearances from label mate Man Forever and Kogumaza on a couple

APRIL
Tue 29 - Corsica Studios, London w/ Man Forever & Kogumaza
Wed 30 - Green Door Store, Brighton

MAY
Thu 1 - [venue tbc], Plymouth
Fri 2 - The Exchange, Bristol w/ Kogumaza
Sun 4 - Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff
Mon 5 - Beerwolf, Falmouth
Tue 6 - Music Hall, Ramsgate

If you love our features, news and reviews, please support what we do with a one-off or regular donation. Year-on-year, our corporate advertising is down by around 90% - a figure that threatens to sink The Quietus. Hit this link to find out more and keep on Black Sky Thinking.