Album Premiere: The Shelters - EP

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Sometimes a band’s sound and their hometown are inextricable, so tied together that it’s impossible to imagine them being from anywhere else. So it is with The Shelters and Los Angeles, a quartet filled with the swagger of Hollywood stars. It’s as if the Laurel Canyon harmonies of the 1970s spent the glam rock ‘80s in The Viper Room on the Sunset Strip before getting a 2015 update in Silverlake. Fuzzy, bluesy and melodic, it’s no surprise that these kids just got signed to Warner Bros. and got a little L.A. musician named Tom Petty to co-produce their first full-length due out next year. Check out the four tracks from the band’s debut EP above and see them live on the West Coast:

October 23: The Ace Hotel, Palm Springs, CA
October 25: Beach Goth, Santa Ana, CA
October 30: VertigoFest, North Fork, CA
November 4: WOW Hall, Eugene, OR (w/The Dandy Warhols)
November 5: The Catalyst, Santa Cruz, CA (w/The Dandy Warhols)
November 6: Brooklyn Bowl, Las Vegas, NV (w/The Dandy Warhols)
November 7: The Glass House, Pomona, CA (w/The Dandy Warhols)
November 8: The Crescent Ballroom, Phoenix, AZ (w/The Dandy Warhols)
November 10: Larimer Lounge, Denver, CO (w/ Broncho)
November 11: URBN Lounge, Salt Lake City, UT (w/ Broncho)
November 12: Neurolux, Boise, ID (w/ Broncho)
November 13: Tractor Tavern, Seattle, WA (w/ Broncho)
November 14: Cobalt, Vancouver, BC (w/ Broncho)
November 15: Mississippi Studios, Portland, OR (w/ Broncho)
November 17: Press Club, Sacramento, CA (w/ Broncho)
November 18: The Independent, San Francisco, CA (w/ Broncho)
November 19: Teragram Ballroom, Los Angeles, CA (w/ Broncho)
November 20: Hideout, San Diego, CA (w/ Broncho)
November 21: Constellation Room, Santa Ana, CA (w/ Broncho)

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