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PSYCHEDELIC P*RN CRUMPETS Release “Hymn For A Droid” Video

Perth’s Psychedelic Porn Crumpets today share the raucous video for their latest single “Hymn For A Droid”, lifted from their recently released album And Now For The Whatchamacallit. Filmed across their recent storming UK/EU run, the video contains footage from their Glasgow, Liverpool and All Points East festival gigs and displays the absolute force of nature that is a Psychedelic Porn Crumpets live show. Watch the video HERE.

Psychedelic Porn Crumpets’ third studio album And Now For The Whatchamacallit is out now via Marathon Artists and is a culmination of experiences lived on the road and influences stemming from the last few years of chaos for the band. The record is testament to Psychedelic Porn Crumpets’ never relenting vivacious attitude and hungry approach to powerful music, with the band bringing every ounce of this energy and flare to their riotous live shows.

After several festival appearances and their shows with Royal Blood this summer, the band return to the US this September to continue the party. Highlights include The Regent in Los Angeles, Lincoln Hall in Chicago, Music Hall of Williamsburg in New York City and a highly anticipated performance at Desert Daze. A full list of tour dates can be found below. Tickets are available from http://www.psychedelicporncrumpets.com/tickets.

Listen to / stream / buy And Now For The Whatchamacallit

Hailing from the same Aussie homeland as psych-rock contemporaries Tame Impala, King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard and POND, the release of Psychedelic Porn Crumpets’ And Now For The Whatchamacallit marks an exciting chapter for the band that sets them apart from the crowd. Recorded between Jack McEwan’s bedroom and Tone City Studios in Perth, mixed by Michael Jelinek (Gunns) and mastered by John Davis (Gorillaz, The Killers), And Now For The Whatchamacallitis representative of the band’s huge developed sound and even loftier ambitions.

On the inspiration behind the new album, the band say: “The original concept was to take a 1930’s carnival that had been re-imagined for future generations, a collage of Punch and Judy, carousels and coconut shy’s that progresses in musical concepts and travels with the listener. Then as we started traveling I was swept off into my own kind of circus, the odyssey of touring life. Large nights out, larger characters, drunken recollections of foreign cities and rabbit hole-ing into insanity (kindly illustrated by Quentin Blake)”.

Psychedelic Porn Crumpets UK / EU summer festival dates:

Jul 26 – Leopallooza, Bude

Jul 26 – 28 – Truck Festival, Oxfordshire

Jul 26 – 28 – Y Not Festival, Derbyshire

Jul 30 – Rotondes, Luxembourg

Aug 1 – Poolbar Festival, Feldkirch

Aug 2 – Krach Am Bach Festival, Beelen

Aug 3 – Absolutely Free Festival, Genk

Aug 7 – Oya Nights @ John Dee, Oslo

Aug 9 – Smukfest, Skanderborg

Aug 12 – Caird Hall, Dundee (supporting Royal Blood)

Aug 13 – Rock City, Nottingham (supporting Royal Blood)

Psychedelic Porn Crumpets North American tour dates: 

Sept 5 – The Regent – Los Angeles, CA

Sept 6 – Slims – San Francisco, CA*

Sept 7 – Harlow’s – Sacramento, CA*

Sept 9 – The Shakedown – Bellingham, WA*

Sept 10 – Fox Cabaret – Vancouver, BC*

Sept 11 – Garfinkels – Whistler, BC*

Sept 13 – Tractor Tavern – Seattle, WA*

Sept 14 – Lose Yr Mind – Portland, OR

Sept 15 – Neurolux – Boise, ID*

Sept 16 – Urban Lounge – Salt Lake City, UT#

Sept 18 – Aggie Theater – Fort Collins, CO#

Sept 19 – Larimer Lounge – Denver, CO#

Sept 20 – Fox Theatre – Boulder, CO#

Sept 21 – Lincoln Calling – Lincoln, NE

Sept 22 – Turf Club – Minneapolis, MN#

Sept 25 – Lincoln Hall – Chicago, IL#

Sept 26 – The Loving Touch – Detroit, MI#

Sept 27 – Lee’s Palace – Toronto, ON#

Sept 28 – L’esco – Montreal, QC (Pop Montreal)#

Sept 29 – Great Scott – Boston, MA#

Oct 1 – Rock & Roll Hotel – Washington, DC#

Oct 2 – First Unitarian Church – Philadelphia, PA#

Oct 4 – Music Hall of Williamsburg – Brooklyn, NY#

Oct 5 – Space Ballroom – Hamden, CT#

Oct 7 – Ace of Cups – Columbus, OH#

Oct 8 – Mercy Lounge – Nashville, TN#

Oct 10 – Sister The Bar – Albuquerque, NM#

Oct 11-13 – Desert Daze – Moreno Beach, CA

* w/ Levitation Room

# w/ Meatbodies

Psychedelic Porn Crumpets UK / EU autumn tour dates: 

Oct 18 – Castle & Falcon, Birmingham

Oct 21 – Portland Arms, Cambridge

Oct 22 – Electric Ballroom, London

Oct 24 – The Sugarmill, Stoke-on-Trent

Oct 25 – Band On The Wall, Manchester

Oct 26 – The Mash House, Edinburgh

Oct 28 – Plug, Sheffield

Oct 29 – The Haunt, Brighton

Oct 31 – Bitterzoet, Amsterdam

Nov 1 – Kavka, Antwerp

Nov 2 – Tower Musikclub, Bremen

Nov 5 – Hafenklang, Hamburg

Nov 6 – Cassiopeia, Berlin

Nov 8 – MeetFactory, Prague

Nov 9 – Exit, Zurich

Nov 12 – Sala Razzmatazz 3, Barcelona

Nov 13 – Wurlitzer Ballroom, Madrid

Nov 15 – Le Pingouin Alternatif, Arthez de Bearn

Nov 16 – Le Point Ephemere, Paris

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