Tacocat are on their way to the Netherlands27-08-2019
Tacocat are on their way to the Netherlands. The Seattle band kicked off their European tour last week and passes by the Netherlands next week, following the exuberant pop thrill that was their recent album 'This Mess Is A Place'. Out now on Sub Pop, the record is a dose of sharply defined melody, interspersed with some fantastic DIY elements.
This Mess Is a Place, Tacocat’s fourth full-length and first on Sub Pop, finds the band waking up the morning after the 2016 election and figuring out how to respond to a new reality where evil isn’t hiding under the surface at all—it’s front and center, with new tragedies and civil rights assaults filling up the scroll of the newsfeed every day. “What a time to be barely alive,” laments “Crystal Ball,” a gem that examines the more intimate side of responding emotionally to the news cycle. How do you keep fighting when all you want to do is stay in bed all day? “Stupid computer stupor/Oh my kingdom for some better ads,” Nokes sings, throwing in some classic Tacocat snark, “Truth spread so thin/It stops existing.” This album standout is a fan favourite, and this new plasticine-fuelled video is an ultra-colourful feast: