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Monday, March 24th, 2014

Saintseneca's Dark Arc Now Playing On NPR's First Listen

Appalachian strum meets post punk stomp, complete with ghostly harmonies and anthemic melodies, in the music of new ANTI- Records signing Saintseneca. Anchored by front man Zac Little’s soulful bray and introspective poetics, Saintseneca’s debut, Dark Arc will be available everywhere on April 1. In the meantime you can hear it in its entirety on NPR’s First Listen http://www.npr.org/2014/03/23/291406580/first-listen-saintseneca-dark-arc

It’s been an exciting year for Columbus, Ohio’s Saintseneca, with non-stop touring and a triumphant run of SXSW gigs. Their lead in single, “Happy Alone,” has received great reviews and picked up airplay on influential stations like WXPN in Philadelphia, WFUV in NYC, KUTX in Austin and Sirius XM’s The Loft among others.

Critics are already chiming in. Rolling Stone called the new album “a gem”; the Kansas City Star called their music “keenly intelligent and rapturously beautiful”; while in a recent show review, Time Out Chicago praised the band’s “distinctive voice that stands out amid the hordes of indie folk bands in existence.”

Catch Saintseneca On Tour:
03-26 Rickshaw Stop San Francisco CA
03-27 The Echo Los Angeles CA
03-28 The Cellar Door Visalia CA
03-29 The Constellation Room Santa Ana CA
03-30 Casbah San Diego CA
04-02 Soho Santa Barbara CA
04-03 SLO Brew San Luis Obispo CA
04-05 PHX AM Party Phoenix AZ
04-08 Lambert's Austin TX
04-09 Fitzgerald's- Downstairs Houston TX
04-10 Circle Bar New Orleans LA
04-11 Bottletree Birmingham AL
04-12 Hi-Watt Nashville TN
04-14 The Bishop Bloomington IN
04-19 Wexner Center Columbus OH
05-31 Nelsonville Festival Nelsonville Ohio
06-03 Brillobox Pittsburgh PA
06-04 Johnny Brenda's Philadelphia PA
06-05 Black Cat Washington DC
06-06 Mercury Lounge New York NY
06-07 The Space Hamden CT
06-08 Great Scott Boston MA
06-09 Higher Ground South Burlington VT
06-10 BugJar Rochester NY
06-11 The Drake Hotel Toronto
06-12 The Blind Pig Ann Arbor MI
06-13 Shank Hall Milwaukee, WI
06-14 The Cedar Minneapolis, MN
06-15 Empty Bottle Chicago, IL
07-13 Bunbury Festival Cincinnati, OH

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