AUTOMATIC
NEW ALBUM  EXCESS
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TOUR DATES
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7.16 - FOX THEATER
oakland, ca


7.17 - FOX THEATER
oakland, ca


7.19 - THE CHELSEA @ THE COSMOPOLITAN
las vegas nv


7.20 - ARIZONA FINANCIAL THEATRE
phoenix az


7.22 - SOUTH SIDE BALLROOM
dallas tx


7.23 - SOUTH SIDE BALLROOM
dallas tx


7.24 - 713 MUSIC HALL
houston tx


7.26 - HARD ROCK LIVE
orlando fl


7.27 - FILLMORE MIAMI BEACH
miami fl


7.28 - FILLMORE MIAMI BEACH
miami fl


7.30 - TABERNACLE
atlanta ga


7.31 - TABERNACLE
atlanta ga


8.2 - THE ANTHEM
washington dc


8.3 - THE MET
philadelphia pa


8.6 - HISTORY
toronto on


8.8 - RADIO CITY MUSIC HALL
new york ny


8.11 - MGM MUSIC HALL @ FENWAY
boston ma


8.13 - SALT SHED
chicago il


8.15 - MISSION BALLROOM
denver co


8.16 - TWILIGHT CONCERT SERIES
salt lake city ut


8.18 - OPEN AIR THEATRE
san diego ca


8.19 - OPEN AIR THEATRE
san diego ca


8.22 - HOLLYWOOD FOREVER CEMETERY
los angeles ca


8.23 - HOLLYWOOD FOREVER CEMETERY
los angeles ca


8.31-9.1 - BUMBERSHOOT
seattle wa


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MORE DATES COMING SOON





...brooding pop with post-punk lashings, best listened to in the darkest corner of the club.
— NME




AUTOMATIC
LOS ANGELES
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Automatic is the trio of Izzy Glaudini (synths, lead vocals), Lola Dompé (drums, vocals) and Halle Saxon (bass, vocals). “New Beginning” is from their forthcoming second album, Excess (June 24, 2022).


Automatic’s second album Excess rides the imaginary edge where the ‘70s underground met the corporate culture of the ‘80s – or, as the band puts it, “That fleeting moment when what was once cool quickly turned and became mainstream, all for the sake of consumerism.” Using this point in time as a lens through which to view the present moment, Excess takes aim at corporate culture and extravagance.
The overarching themes of alienation and escapism emerged as Automatic put Excess together, taking writing retreats to flesh out the new songs before decamping to the studio for sprint recording sessions with producer Joo Joo Ashworth (Sasami, FROTH).

On “New Beginning” – inspired by the Swedish sci-fi film Aniara – they reject the false hope of leaving behind a scorched planet and searching for “a better place,” at a moment when the ultra-rich are eyeing manned space travel: “In the service of desire / We will travel far away.” The song and accompanying video imagine the “nihilism and loneliness” of attempting to escape the planet once unchecked consumerism has reached its logical outcome. 



EXCESS – TRACK LIST

1. New Beginning
2. On the Edge
3. Skyscraper
4. Realms
5. Venus Hour
6. Automaton
7. Teen Beat
8. NRG
9. Lucy
10. Turn Away









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