SIGNAL BOOST: Tropical Fuck Storm Announce Sophomore LP “Braindrops”

After dropping a pair of singles, the Aussie art rockers have settled on August 23 for their second Joyful Noise release.

If the name Tropical Fuck Storm hasn’t already grabbed your attention—or the name of their debut, A Laughing Death in Meatspace, or it’s album cover—now’s your chance to jump on the Fuck wagon. Specializing in gruff witticisms regarding our imminent demise and woozy hard-rock guitars, TFS kept up their unique energy on recent singles “The Planet of Straw Men” and “Paradise,” which will both appear on their forthcoming Meatspace follow-up, Braindrops

“I’ve invented fake news as a genre of music,” frontman Gareth Liddiard warns of the record, perhaps citing the panicked urgency and sinister nature of their recordings—or maybe just saying something weird and cryptic for the hell of it. Find out for yourself with a stream of “Paradise,” and brace yourself for the TF Storm to hit your city per the dates below.

Braindrops is out August 23 via Joyful Noise. You can pre-order it here—and you can grab a 7-inch of “Straw Men” (b/w *double-checks notes* a Missy Elliott cover) here.

Tropical Fuck Storm tour dates:

August 28 Los Angeles, CA Bootleg
August 29 San Francisco, CA Bottom of the Hill
August 30 Arcata, CA Richard’s Goat Tavern
August 31 Portland, OR Mississippi Studios
September 1 Vancouver, BC Static Jupiter
September 3 Seattle, WA Barboza
September 6 Washington, DC Comet Ping Pong
September 7 Raleigh, NC Hopscotch Festival
September 8 Atlanta, GA The Earl
September 10 Austin, TX Hotel Vegas
September 11 Dallas, TX Three Links
September 13 St. Louis, MO Duck Room
September 14 Chicago, IL Empty Bottle
September 15 Cleveland, OH Now That’s Class
September 17 Toronto, ON Baby G
September 18 Montreal, QC Le Ritz
September 19 Boston, MA Great Scott
September 20 Brooklyn, NY Elsewhere
November 6 Manchester, UK Soup Kitchen
November 7 Brighton, UK The Hope and Ruin
November 8 London, UK Islington Assembly Hall

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