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Bearings release first full-length Blue In The Dark and it’s wonderful

Out today via Pure Noise Records, the Ottowa band Bearings has released their first full-length. They did one hell of a job.

Bearings dropped their full-length Blue In The Dark today and this record approaches pure perfection. The first time I heard “Aforementioned”, I played it over 30 times that day. When I heard “Eyes Closed”, I spun in circles in my living room. While this record no doubt dives into hard experiences the band has been through since their debut EP, every song on this record punches happiness into my stomach. Blue In The Dark‘s cover speaks volumes about the stories told within. Upon first glance, “drowning” seems to be the theme, but as you look closer, the hand is powerfully thrusting its survival towards the moon. This album isn’t about drowning, it’s about surviving a riptide.

In tracks like “Careless Clarity” and “Tide”, the band’s ability to push their genre to a new level is clear. Doug Cousins has a dreamy persona expressed through each note backed by top-notch musicians Ryan Collins, Collin Hanes, and Connor Kington; this band is full of all-around great people who deserve your support. Check them out on tour with Like Pacific and ROAM.

Oct 12 – Denver, CO – Larimer Lounge
Oct 13 – Salt Lake City, UT – The Loading Dock
Oct 15 – Seattle, WA – El Corazon
Oct 16 – Portland, OR – Lola’s Room
Oct 18 – Sacramento, CA – Holy Diver
Oct 19 – Berkeley, CA – 924 Gilman Street
Oct 20 – Anaheim, CA – Chain Reaction
Oct 21 – Mesa, AZ – The Underground
Oct 23 – Austin, TX – Come and Take It Live
Oct 24 – Dallas, TX – The Prophet Bar
Oct 26 – Atlanta, GA – The Masquerade
Oct 27 – Orlando, FL – SoundBar
Oct 28 – Columbia, SC – New Brookland Tavern
Oct 29 – Chapel Hill, NC – Local 506 
Oct 30 – Richmond, VA – Canal Club
Nov 1 – Cambridge, MA – Middle East
Nov 2 – Amityville, NY – Amityville Music Hall
Nov 3 – Philadelphia, PA – Voltage Lounge
Nov 4 – Brooklyn, NY – The Kingsland
Nov 6 – Hartford, CT – Webster Theater
Nov 8 – Pontiac, MI – Pike Room
Nov 9 – Toronto, ON – The Hard Luck Bar
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