Culture Abuse - Bay Dream
Album Details

U.S. Release Date: June 15, 2018

E.U. Release Date: June 15, 2018

UPC/EAN Code: 45778755561

Bay Dream

Culture Abuse

About Bay Dream by Culture Abuse

Culture Abuse's sophomore album Bay Dream is available now. Featuring new single “Calm E,” Bay Dream is the Bay Area-bred band’s first full-length release for Epitaph Records.

Produced, engineered, and mixed by Carlos de la Garza (Paramore, Jimmy Eat World, M83), Bay Dream follows Culture Abuse’s 2016 debut Peach. The album elevates their melody-heavy garage punk to a new level, drawing inspiration from artists as eclectic as Sly and the Family Stone, Paul Simon, and reggae legend Billy Boyo.

With the album’s lyrics largely informed by Kelling’s recent relocation from San Francisco to Los Angeles, physical and emotional movement play off each other effortlessly throughout Bay Dream.

“I wrote songs in my head until I got a guitar,” says Kelling in reflecting on Bay Dream’s expansive sonic palette. “Just going after the sound that I think each song needs individually, so the sound is in constant change.”

Along with Kelling, Culture Abuse features guitarists John Jr and Nick Bruder, bassist Shane Plitt, and drummer Ross Traver. Formed in 2013, the band signed to Epitaph Records earlier this year.

Upcoming Shows

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  1. 12.31.2018
    San Francisco, CA
    Slim's
  2. 1.15.2019
    Köln, Germany
    Die Kantine
  3. 1.16.2019
    Hamburg, Germany
    Logo
  4. 1.20.2019
    Södermalm, Sweden
    Debaser Hornstulls Strand
  5. 1.22.2019
    Berlin, Germany
    Bi Nuu

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Our last show of the year is in no better place then the bay with Hot Snakes and Tony Molina. Lets ring this thing out, and ring this new thing in!!!!!!!

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Our next tour is coming up real quick. We hit Europe in January with Basement. Cant wait. Have y'all gotten tickets?.....don't be left out in the literal COLD.

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Culture Abuse

Culture Abuse

Culture Abuse's sophomore album Bay Dream is available now. Featuring new single “Calm E,” Bay Dream is the Bay Area-bred band’s first full-length ...

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In NEW ORLEANS for 10 days. Whos got some tips?

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@cultureabuse

I found my thrill, on Blueberry Hill https://t.co/hGYMM8UYAB

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@cultureabuse

It ain't breaking news that people have horrible taste in music, plus everyone just likes us cuz we're hella hot https://t.co/eD6zwVBEAN

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@cultureabuse

In NEW ORLEANS for 10 days. Whos got some tips?

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Our last show of the year is in no better place then the bay with Hot Snakes and Tony Molina. Lets ring this thing out, and ring this new thing in!!!!!!!

https://slimspresents.com/event/hot-snakes-slims-w-culture-abuse-tony-molina/

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Our next tour is coming up real quick. We hit Europe in January with Basement. Cant wait. Have y'all gotten tickets?.....don't be left out in the literal COLD.

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Hell yeah. We can do it together https://t.co/OOEL3xL05c

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Hope y'all got tickets for this weekend's show in Vegas with Citizen cuz its SOOOOOLD OUT! We have our NYE show coming up at Slims with Hot Snakes and Tony Molina though. Y'all got tix yet?

https://slimspresents.com/event/hot-snakes-slims-w-culture-abuse-tony-molina/

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