Hands. Photo by David Morrison.
Late last month, LA quartet Hands released Synesthesia on Kill Rock Stars, and they just sent us in their video for "Brave Motion." The animated video was directed and animated by Johnny Woods (with help from Ricky Calvit Jonsson Jr.). There's an unfiltered sense of kinetic energy that grounds "Brave Motion," (and the other nine tracks on Synesthesia), which finds a perfect counterpoint in the blown out colors and motion trails on display in this fantastic video.
You can order Synesthesia by clicking right here, and if you live in the United States you can check the band out on tour this summer. We recommend that you stop whatever you're doing and book a ticket.
Hands' Tour Dates
05.19 - San Diego, CA @ The Soda Bar
05.20 - Phoenix, AZ @ Sail Inn
05.21 - El Paso, TX @ Lowbrow Palace
05.23 - Dallas, TX @ Club Dada
05.24 - Austin, TX @ Stubbs Jr
05.25 - Houston, TX @ Fitzgerald's
05.28 - Atlanta, GA @ Drunken Unicorn
05.29 - Chapel Hill, NC @ Local 506
05.30 - Washington, DC @ DC9
06.01 - Brooklyn, NY @ Glasslands
06.02 - Philadelphia, PA @ Kung Fu Necktie
06.03 - New York, NY @ Pianos
06.04 - Allston, MA @ Great Scott
06.05 - Montreal, QC @ Il Motore
06.06 - Toronto, ON @ The Drake
06.07 - Pittsburgh, PA @ 6119 Penn Avenue
06.08 - Chicago, IL @ Schuba's
06.09 - Madison, WI @ The Frequency
06.11 - Minneapolis, MN @ The 7th Street Entry
06.12 - Des Moines, IA @ Vaudeville Mews
06.14 - Denver, CO @ Larimer Lounge
06.15 - Salt Lake City @ Kilby Court
06.17 - Portland, OR @ Bunk Bar
06.19 - Seattle, WA @ Sunset Tavern
06.21 - San Francisco, CA @ Brick & Mortar Music Hall
06.22 - Davis, CA @ Sophia's Thai Kitchen
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