Craft Spells streams new album ‘Nausea’ + announces west coast dates

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Seattle-based artist Craft Spells aka musician and songwriter Justin Vallesteros, will release his sophomore album ‘Nausea,’ this week (June 10th). The album is the follow-up to his 2011 critically acclaimed debut ‘Idle Labor’. Click here to pre-order the limited edition ‘Nausea’ boxset via Captured Tracks. You can listen to ‘Nausea’ in its entirety via Pitchfork Advance to hold you over until Tuesday – just, click the link below.

Craft Spells’ ‘Nausea’ on Pitchfork Advance

‘Nausea’ track listingnausea
01. Nausea
02. Komorebi
03. Changing Faces
04. Instrumental
05. Dwindle
06. Twirl
07. Laughing For My Life
08. First Snow
09. If I Could
10. Breaking the Angle Against the Tide
11. Still Fields (October 10, 1987)


If you prefer to listen to the first two singles lifted from the album – Breaking The Angle Against The Tide and Komorebi, you can hear them via Soundcloud below.



Following the release of ‘Nausea,’ Vallesteros will embark on a mini East Coast tour, which begins this week at the Captured Tracks Northside Showcase on June 13th. He also announced some West Coast tour dates which begin mid-July. See full set of dates below.

North American tour dates:
6/13 – Brooklyn, NY – Captured Tracks Northside Showcase @ Warsaw*
6/14 – Washington, DC @ Rock & Roll Hotel**
6/15 – Baltimore, MD @ Ottobar**
6/17 – Columbus, OH @ Rumba Cafe
6/18 – Bloomington, IN @ The Bishop
6/19 – Chicago, IL @ Township
6/20 – Ferndale, MI @ The Loving Touch***
6/21 – Toronto, ON @ NXNE
6/21 – Montreal, QC @ Il Motore
6/23 – Boston, MA @ Brighton Music Hall
7/16 – Santa Cruz, CA @ Catalyst Atrium
7/17 –  San Francisco, CA @ The Chapel
7/18 –  San Diego, CA @ The Hideout
7/19 – Santa Ana, CA @ Constellation Room
7/20 – Los Angeles, CA @ Part Time Punks at the Echo

*w/ Beach Fossils, Juan Wauters, Axxa/Abraxas
**w/ Crystal Stilts, Juan Wauters
***w/ Young Magic

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