Let Acid Dad Fry Your Frontal Lobe with Video for New Track "Living With a Creature"

The track is the band's first new music since the release of their debut LP in March

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Let Acid Dad Fry Your Frontal Lobe with Video for New Track "Living With a Creature"

Acid Dad, the NYC psych-punk group that made Paste’s list of Big Apple-based bands to know in 2018, have shared the video for “Living With a Creature,” their first new song since the release of their debut self-titled album in March. The track will drop on streaming and physical platforms on Oct. 26 through Greenway.

If you’re in need of a real, honest, salt-of-the-earth thrasher to round out your art-punk Halloween playlist, look no further than the sludgy psychedelia of “Living With a Creature.” It thumps, it jumps and it’ll keep you bumping all through the night with singer Vaughn Hunt’s exhortations of being “stuck in the walls,” riding on a wave of ferocious fuzz in the vein of Ty Segall or Oh Sees.

It might be a good idea to rig up a projector and throw on the music video for your party guests, too, while you’re at it. Directed by Sztuka Naiwna, the video for “Living With a Creature” melds Max Headroom with childhood fever-dream imagery and ends up a colorful two-minute trip down the mind-rotting rabbit hole, which is just about the best mood-setter for the devil’s night you’re gonna find. Try it out. See what happens.

Watch the “Living With a Creature” video and Acid Dad’s Paste Studio session below. The band will be touring for the remainder of the year—find a full list of dates further down.

Acid Dad Tour Dates:

October
22 – Washington, D.C. @ Songbyrd
23 – Philadelphia, Pa. @ PhilaMOCA
24 – Seaside Heights, N.J. @ Hemingway’s Seaside Heights
25 – New York, N.Y. @ (le) poisson rouge
26 – Trenton, N.J. @ Mill Hill Basement
30 – Montreal, Que. @ l’Escogriffe Bar Spectacle
31 – St Catharines, Ont. @ Warehouse

November
01 – Toronto, Ont. @ Adelaide Hall
02 – Chicago, lll. @ The Empty Bottle
03 – Iowa City, Iowa @ Iowa City Yacht Club
04 – Minneapolis, Minn. @ First Avenue & 7th St Entry
06 – Denver, Colo. @ Lost Lake
07 – Salt Lake City, Utah @ Kilby Court
08 – Boise, Idaho @ The Olympic Venue
10 – Vancouver, B.C. @ Fox Cabaret
11 – Seattle, Wash. @ Barboza
12 – Portland, Ore. @ Doug Fir Lounge
13 – San Francisco, Calif. @ Bottom of the Hill
14 – Los Angeles, Calif. @ El Cid
15 – Tucson, Ariz. @ Owl Club
17 – Dallas, Texas @ Regal Room
18 – Austin, Texas @ Mohawk
19 – Houston, Texas @ Satellite Bar
20 – New Orleans, La. @ Gasa Gasa

January
26 – Brighton, U.K. @ The Hope and Ruin
27 – Bristol, U.K. @ The Old England
28 – Manchester, U.K. @ Gullivers
29 – Newcastle, U.K. @ Cluny2
30 – Glasgow, U.K. @ Nice N Sleazy
31 – Liverpool, U.K. @ Shipping Forecast

February
01 – London, U.K. @ The Shacklewell Arms

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