Elway have announced their newest release, For The Sake Of The Bit, which will be released on Red Scare Industries on April 27th. It was recorded in their home state of Colorado.  Same 4 assholes: Tim, Joe, Brian, Garrett.  This is their fourth album on Red Scare.

The last Elway album came out without much fanfare, the band did a short tour with Propagandhi, and then they called it a year. Strangely, in spite of a lack of recognition from the important internet tastemakers, it went on to be their best-received effort to date. The band did LESS stuff… and got more popular? Yes, it even confused us omniscient music geniuses at Red Scare Industries. So now the Colorado quartet is back with another self-produced album and this time it takes aim at the critics, naysayers, and scenester shit-talkers. They’re calling the record For The Sake Of The Bit. It’s raw-sounding, defiant, a bit snarky, and the band is actually gonna get off their ass this time for some festivals and a tour with Dead To Me. With some new tunes and a little elbow grease, Elway might finally get acknowledged by the greats at Pitchfork and NPR. Haha, JK, those guys can still suck it.

“After three years of one-off shows, threadbare weekend tours, and deliberation about whether or not we should stop playing altogether, we here at Elway decided that it was best if we stay the course and put out an album. You need us. This one’s called For the Sake of the Bit, and it’s dedicated to those who create, cultivate, and support art without pretense, competition, or self-obsession. Buy it from us with your money when you see us on tour this spring with Dead To Me, or use the internet for something other than whining and buy it there.” – Tim Browne (Vocals + Guitar)Elway

TRACKLIST:

1. Inches
2. Hold On
3. Crowded Conscience
4. Selfish Masochistic Psychic Trauma
5. Eating Crow
6. Perfect Silence
7. Paper Guitars
8. Nobody Goes Into Meteorology For The Sunny Days

Tour dates in support of Dead To Me:

5/16 – Chicago, IL @ Cobra Lounge
5/17 – Cleveland, OH @ Mahall’s
5/18 – Philadelphia, PA @ Kung Fu Necktie
5/19 – Brooklyn, NY @ The Kingsland
5/20 – Cambridge, MA @ Middle East
5/21 – Lancaster, PA @ American Bar & Grill
5/22 – Washington, DC @ Black Cat
5/23 – Richmond, VA @ Strange Matter
5/24 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Smiling Moose
5/25 – Cincinnati, OH @ Northside Yacht Club
5/26 – Lombard, IL @ Brauerhouse

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