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New Music: Menomena – “Toomer”

on January 18, 2013, 12:30pm

menomenatoomercover New Music: Menomena   Toomer

Just months after the release of the highly-personal Moms, Portland indie rockers Menomena return with “Toomer”, a single plucked off the cutting room floor. The track’s shimmery, wah-wah guitar work and driving percussion radiate a similar musical intensity, while the succinct hook (“I’m a cancer / You’re a tumor”) neatly expands upon the concepts of death and isolation. Stream it below.

“Toomer” b/w “Banyon” is out now via Barsuk Records. The band will continue to tour behind Moms this February, and you can consult the full docket below.

Menomena 2013 Tour Dates:
02/12 – Iowa City, IA @ The Mill
02/13 – Madison, WI @ High Noon Saloon
02/14 – Bloomington, IN @ The Bishop
02/15 – Columbus, OH @ The Basement
02/16 – Louisville, KY @ Zanzabar
02/19 – Asheville, NC @ The Grey Eagle
02/20 – Durham, NC @ Motorco Music Hall
02/21 – Athens, GA @ 40 Watt Club
02/22 – Birmingham, AL @ Bottletree
02/23 – Nashville, TN @ Mercy Lounge
02/26 – St. Louis, MO @ Firebird
02/27 – Columbia, MO @ Mojo’s
02/28 – Kansas City, MO @ The Record Bar
03/01 – Denver, CO @ Bluebird Theater
03/02 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Urban Lounge

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