Portland based trio Blouse releases their sophomore album today titled Imperium on Captured Tracks. While they have left behind the woozy synths they forge ahead on their 2nd LP with actual drums instead of drum machines and driving guitars. Their sound remains dreamy and intriguing and is sure to continue to appease fans as well as attract new ones.
Catch them on their upcoming West Coast tour in support of the release of Imperium:

9/17 Seattle, WA – The Vera Project

9/18 Vancouver, BC – The Media Club

9/20 Portland, OR – Star Theater Portland

9/21 San Francisco, CA – Bottom of the Hill

9/22 Los Angeles, CA – The Echo

9/25 San Diego, CA – The Void

9/26 Costa Mesa, CA – Detroit Bar
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And be sure to catch the opening band, a four piece from Austin, TX named Feathers. They released their debut full-length If All Now Here in May of 2013. Check-out the video below for “Land Of The Innocent,” as featured in this week’s Big Sonic Heaven podcast.