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Tune-Yards - 'hold yourself.' Remixes
Tune-Yards : 'hold yourself.' Remixes
29th July 2021

Tune-yards have shared a new remix of ‘hold yourself.’ by acclaimed South African producer, singer-songwriter, rapper Spoek Mathambo. Tracks remixed by rising bedroom pop star Claud and widely acclaimed experimentalist L'Rain will follow this summer to coincide with the band’s 11-date West Coast tour kicking off on August 6 in Portland, OR including a hometown San Francisco performance at Bimbo’s on August 20.

+ Stream the Spoek Mathambo remix of 'hold yourself.' here +

Tune-yards have also shared the final episode of the 4-part sketchy.tv series, with this episode focusing on their track 'be not afraid'

sketchy.tv Episodes:

Ep 1 (hold yourself.) - watch here
Ep 2 (hypnotized) - watch here
Ep 3 (my neighbor) - watch here
Ep 4 (be not afraid) - watch here

Tune-Yards fifth studio album, sketchy., balances self-inspection and reflection with bombastic rallying cries, reminiscent of the furious tones of early days Tune-Yards. The result is a colorful and celebratory record with lyrics that cut to the bone.

Buy sketchy. on limited yellow opaque vinyl, standard black vinyl, and CD, from the 4AD Store here +
Buy sketchy. on exclusive blue translucent vinyl from your local indie store here +
Stream on the platform of your choice here +

6th - Wonder Ballroom, Portland OR, US *
7th - Neptune Theatre, Seattle WA, US *
9th - Knitting Factory, Boise ID, US *
10th - Metro Music Hall, Salt Lake UT, US *
11th - Gothic Theatre, Denver CO, US *
13th - White Oak Music Hall (Downstairs), Houston TX, US *
14th - Emo’s Austin, Austin TX, US *
15th - Tulips, Ft Worth TX, US *
17th - Crescent Ballroom, Phoenix AZ, US *
18th - The Ford Theatre, Los Angeles CA, US *
20th - Bimbo's 365 Club, San Francisco CA, US *

* w/ special guest Salami Rose Joe Louis

Praise for sketchy.

Epic, weird and wild...alive is the perfect word to describe it, just really vibrant” - NPR New Music Friday
Among the group’s most liberated albums, loose at the joints and intense with movement."” - The New Yorker
Surreal” - Rolling Stone
"Remains as creatively vibrant and unpredictable as ever." - Billboard
Daring, fascinating...sonic deluge” - The Guardian ****
"Some of the most intriguing, eclectic, and thought-provoking music in the world of indie." - Stereogum
"Reflects the truth of life." - SF Weekly
Rhythmic, eccentric pop” - Brooklyn Vegan
With singular and directed focus, the album addresses some of the most pressing social, cultural, and political concerns” - Exclaim!
“sketchy. marks another milestone in a career-spanning effort to push any and all boundaries." - Flood