10th January 2012
GAUNTLET HAIR 
LISTEN TO BRAND NEW SINGLE 'MY CHRIST'
DEBUT UK TOUR CONFIRMED
"a giddy mix of new wave guitar and clacking dance rhythms" Dazed and Confused
 
"a swirling headf*ck of manic energy mixed with blissed-out melody" NME
 
"a brave and defiantly individual effort" The Quietus
 
GAUNTLET HAIR, the duo that is Andy R (guitar, vocals) and Craig Nice (drums, triggers) have confirmed 3 brand new tracks for their new single, ‘My Christ’ b/w ‘Need To Retire’ and ‘Minimal Armageddon’ for 13th February 2012 to tie in with their DEBUT UK dates. 
 
 
 
FULL UK DATES:
 
18-Feb UK Cardiff Arts Institute/Buffalo
19-Feb UK Bristol The Croft
20-Feb UK Sheffield The Great Gatsby
21-Feb UK London Shacklewell Arms

Recorded at Andy's grandmother's house, (yes, really!) the single (available on 7” and digital) is bursting with new vigour and colour expanding the anthemic noise-pop of previous (and highly collectible!) singles and debut self-titled album (released late last year on Dead Oceans) and refining the sounds now associated with the band -- the trunk-rattling bass; the ecstatic, tinny post-punk guitar and the din of ecstasy.
 
Playing music together since they were teenagers, Andy and Craig relocated from Chicago to Denver three years ago to hone a sound that seems to have gained inspiration from enormity of the surrounding Rocky Mountains. In Denver, the duo is a crucial part of the avant-pop DIY scene that birthed contemporaries like Pictureplane, Woodsman and Hollagramz, and is anchored by the community built around all ages venue Rhinoceroplis. Beyond these inspiring cohorts, Gauntlet Hair finds itself mapping new boundaries for loud in pop music all the way from 

 
AVAILABLE NOW:
 
GAUNTLET HAIR
‘Gauntlet Hair’
(Dead Oceans) 
03. Mop It Up
04. You Can't Feel It
05. Light's Out
06. It Shows
07. Overkill
08. That's Your Call
09. Shout in Tongues
Also Available
7”                  I Was Thinking... b/w Our Scenery                                    Forest Family
7”                  Out, Don't... b/w Heave                                                      Mexican Summer 
 
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