Tape/Off Return with New Single Day In, Day Out and Tour Dates

Tape/Off Return with New Single
Day In, Day Out and Tour Dates


Much-loved Brisbane indie-rock iconoclasts Tape/Off return from a lengthy layoff with a rollicking new single Day In, Day Out – the first taste of their long-awaited second album Broadcast Park – and to celebrate are announcing a string of launch shows in Brisbane, Melbourne and Adelaide!

Brimming with Tape/Off’s trademark fuzzed-out catchiness, the aggressively chiming guitars and driving rhythms of Day In, Day Out mirror the track’s urgent narrative of social breakdown amidst a backdrop of class division and social apathy. It’s a snapshot of a world where empathy for one’s fellow man is firmly a relic of the past – “Get a job mate, get a fucking job! Get a haircut!” – and ends with frontman Nathan Pickels spitting “Ritual disgust” in a totemic display of societal despair, seeming to sense that perhaps there is no solution to this modern malaise.

Listen to Day In, Day Out

Tape/Off’s acclaimed debut Chipper (Sonic Masala) came out to much fanfare back in 2014, making the longlist for that year’s AMP award and spawning the singles Pedestal Fan and Different Order as it loudly announced the foursome as an act to be reckoned with.

A standalone single Let’s Have A Baby followed in 2015, but Broadcast Park due in July through Brisbane indie label Coolin’ By Sound (Thigh Master, Shrapnel, Spiral Stairs) – is their first substantial body of work in four years, and let’s just say that the wait has paid handsome dividends.

But first Tape/Off have the Day In, Day Out single launch shows to navigate. The stalwarts of the Brisbane scene have played alongside a swag of international acts such as Royal Blood, Kurt Vile, Pity Sex, Earthless and Future Of The Left as well as homegrown bands including Violent Soho, DZ Deathrays, Screamfeeder, The Peep Tempel, Batpiss and Harmony (to name just a few), and they’re itching to get back on the road to reintroduce their thrilling live show to interstate crowds.

So embrace the nihilistic rush of Day In, Day Out and prepare for much more thrilling music where that came from, 2018 is shaping up to be the year of Tape/Off!

Day In Day Out Single Tour

Betty’s Espresso, Brisbane
w/ The Bear Hunt, Dumb Things and Kurilpa Reach more info

The Old Bar, Melbourne
w/ Rat Head, Kill Dirty Youth, Lizard Queen and Aaron Gocs more info

Crown & Anchor, Adelaide
w/ Horror My Friend and Step-Panther more info

Tour Poster lores


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