Sextile Meld Restless Synth Lines With Scrambled Memories on “Situations”

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As Sextile get set to release Albeit Living—their second album on felte—this Friday, frontman Brady Keen has been kind enough to share a few words about the LA trio’s latest single. Here’s what he had to say about the synth-doused “Situations,” along with the LP’s last two official leaks and a stack of summer tour dates that include a gig with the Black Lips side project Crush:

This song came to me while I was on my way to steal groceries, a period of my life where I struggled financially and that I am not too fond of. And while on the way, I started thinking about all the other weird situations I had been in through course of my life. I started singing the melody, recorded to it my phone, and there it is, ‘Situations’.

Sextile tour dates:
7/13 Los Angeles, CA – Zebulon *
7/18 Los Angeles, CA – Echoplex ^
8/18 Phoenix, AZ – LBX
8/19 Tucson, AZ – Bar Passe
8/20 El Paso, TX – The Lowbrow Palace
8/22 Dallas, TX – Double Wide
8/23 Austin, TX – Barracuda
8/24 Houston, TX – The Secret Group
8/25 New Orleans, LA – Gasa Gasa
8/26 Atlanta, GA – The Masquerade
8/28 Nashville, TN – The End
8/29 Knoxville, TN – The Pilot Light
8/30 Durham, NC – The Pinhook
8/31 Richmond, VA – Strange Matter
9/1 Washington, DC – DC9
9/2 Philadelphia, PA – Kung Fu Necktie
9/3 Providence, RI – Aurora
9/4 Somerville, MA – Once Lounge & Ballroom
9/8 Brooklyn, NY – Saint Vitus
9/9 Pittsburgh, PA – Brillobox
9/11 Detroit, MI – El Club
9/12 Chicago, IL – Empty Bottle
9/15 Minneapolis, MN – Icehouse
9/16 Omaha, NB – Milk Run
9/17 Denver, CO – Lost Lake Lounge
9/22 Seattle, WA – Timbre Room
9/23 Portland, OR – TBA
9/25 San Francisco, CA – Cafe Du Nord

* with Flat Worms, Crush, GLAARE, Silent Servant (DJ)
^ with Algiers