2022 marks 15 years of Hardly Art and 15 years of sharing music we love from artists we love. From The Duchess and the Duke to Hunx and His Punx to Protomartyr to La Luz to My Idea, we’ve been lucky to be the label home for some of our favorite artists from the past 15 years. In the spirit of continuing the legacy, we’re unbelievably stoked to launch Hardly Art 15. Over the course of the year we’ll share 15 new singles from 15 of our favorite artists that we think should be your favorite artists too.
Marbled Eye is a band from Oakland, California. Expect guitar music balanced with rhythm. Their contribution to the series, “Dirty Water,” follows a string of acclaimed releases -- 2016’s EP, 2017’s EP 2 and their 2018 debut LP Leisure -- which cemented Marbled Eye as one of the most exciting and revered bands in the long lineage of American post-punk. Dirty Water” was recorded and mixed by Andrew Oswald.
Marbled Eye offers this, “Dirty Water” is being in limbo. It’s embracing the past but knowing it’s time to move forward. This track started at a session at a friend’s cabin and was reworked over the course of band members relocating and reevaluating their situations during the pandemic. It’s the sum of all the moving parts finally locking in together and bringing it home.”
Marbled Eye’s tour schedule for spring 2022 includes west coast dates which spans Thursday, February 10th through Saturday April 2nd. A current list of performances below.
Thu. Feb. 10 Los Angeles, CA - Brain Dead Studios Theater
Thu. Mar. 24 San Diego - The Casbah*
Fri. Mar. 25 Los Angeles - Zebulon*
Sat. Mar. 26 Oakland - Elbo Room Jack London*
Mon. Mar. 28 Seattle - Barboza*
Tue. Mar. 30 Vancouver - Fox Cabaret*
Thu. Mar. 31 Portland - Mississippi Studios*
Fri. Apr. 01 Boise - Neurolux*
Sat. Apr. 02 Reno - Holland Project*
* w/ VR SEX
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