Creepoid Unveils Adam Wallacavage-Directed Video From No Idea Records LP, On Tour Now!

By Chris Dahlberg

Published on Sunday, August 24, 2014

Creepoid has released a music video for “Yellow Wallpaper,” a track from their self-titled LP that came out on No Idea Records earlier this year. I hadn’t heard material off this new LP before the video came out but I’m really enjoying it, as it has a feel similar to post punk/shoegaze and that’s a very good thing. Creepoid recently finished a tour with Against Me! and are currently headlining shows with Tennis System acting as direct support. Check out the full list of dates below.

Creepoid has unveiled the video for “Yellow Wallpaper” from their self titled LP on No Idea Records (see Noisey debut), which is famed sculptor/photographer Adam Wallacavage’s directorial debut alongside cameraman/editor Erich Weiss. The band is currently on tour with Against Me!, and they will be following it up with headlining dates with Tennis System, as well as dates with Balance & Composure and Seahaven.

Watch/Post “Yellow Wallpaper” Video

Adam Wallacavage’s chandeliers have been exhibited in galleries in São Paulo, Rome, London, Miami, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Vienna and New York and have been featured in publications such as The New York Times, New York Magazine, Vice and TIME Magazine. Beyond making sculptural works, Wallacavage is also an accomplished photographer whose “Monster Size Monsters” book documented fifteen years of his photography.

Creepoid formed during a snow storm in December of 2009, born from boredom and cabin fever. The band consists of Sean Miller (guitar) Nick Kulp (guitar) Anna Troxell (bass) and Patrick Troxell (drums). The Savanah-by-way-of-Philadelphia band mine the quiet side of breathy acoustic / slowcore, then erupt into heavy, hard hitting distortion – winning them comparisons to artists like Nick Cave, Red House Painters, Sonic Youth, and My Bloody Valentine. They recently released their long-awaited self titled sophomore LP with No Idea Records, garnering praise from the likes of Spin, Noisey, Impose, Wondering Sound, Alternative Press, Brooklyn Vegan, WXPN, and many others.

 

Creepoid on tour!
8/24/14 San Diego, CA @ Tower Bar
8/26/14 Los Angeles, CA @ Los Globos
8/27/14 San Francisco @ The Helmlock
8/28/14 Berkley , CA @ 924 Gilman Street
8/29/14 Seattle, WA @ Barboza
8/30/14 Portland, OR @ Alhambra Theatre Lounge
9/3/14 Chicago, IL @ Township
9/4/14 Columbus, OH @ Ace of Cups
9/5/14 Harrisonburg, VA @ My Mansion
9/7/14 Ashville, NC @ The Odditorium
9/12/14 Baltimore, MD @ Ottobar %
9/13/14 Atlanta, GA @ Terminal West %
9/14/14 Tampa, FL @ The Orpheum %
9/16/14 Birmingham, AL @ Zydeco %
9/17/14 Nashville, TN @ The End %
9/19/14 Austin, TX @ Red 7 %
9/20/14 Dallas, TX @ House Of Blue s%
9/21/14 Houston, TX @ Fitzgerald’s %
9/23/14 St.Louis, MO @ Firebird %
9/24/14 Burnsville, MN @ The Garage %
9/25/14 Chicago, IL @ Bottom Lounge %
9/26/14 Cleveland, OH @ Grog Shop %
9/27/14 Detroit, MI @ The Magic Stick %
9/28/14 Toronto, ON @ Mod Club %
9/29/14 Montreal, QC @ La Sala Rossa %
10/1/14 New York, NY @ Irving Plaza %
10/2/14 Boston, MA @ Paradise Rcok Club %
10/3/14 Danbury, CT @ Heirloom Arts Theatre %
10/4/14 Philadelphia, PA @ TLA %

% w/ Balance & Composure, Seahaven

 

Praise for Creepoid:

“It’s all dreamy and morose and we will definitely be using those No Idea gift certificates we got for Christmas (yeah, those are the kinds of nerds we are) to buy it.” – Noisey

“the album is a comprehensive romp through the hazy, substance-addled rock movement of the ’90s, making pit stops at inspired indie landmarks: Bending guitar leads are reminiscent of Slowdive, brooding tempos hat-tip the recently reunited Failure, and Billy Corgan-influenced nasal croons are practically a staple of the record.” – Spin

“…a strangely haunting yet entertaining end product…” – Alternative Press

“The sound and mood that this Philly four has to offer is heavier than even the most saturated and soaked, heaviest denim jacket around.” – Impose

“Their self-titled sophomore LP (due out on 3/4) has more in common with ’90s slowcore bands like Red House Painters or Low than it does with most of their labelmates. They can still get intense, but in a different way. Clean guitars and dreamy vocals make up most of the album, pulling you in via entrancement rather than full-throttle attack. And though they can pile on the distortion in some parts (like the psychedelic-sludge drone at the end of “Tired Eyes”), it’s more of a rare secret weapon than their main tool to fall back on.” – Brooklyn Vegan

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