WHY?, Sod In The Seed, Anticon, City Slang

Photo by Aaron Conway

The folk-tinged hip-hoppers of WHY? have announced their first release since 2009. They’ll put out a six-song EP, titled Sod In The Seed, via Anticon on August 14. The band will also be releasing a full-length album later this fall that is currently untitled.
 
The trio will be heading out on tour this August and making its way overseas starting in October. Check out the dates as well as the title track off of Sod In The Seed below.
 

 
Tour Dates For WHY?:
08/24 – Columbia, MO – The Blue Note *&
08/25 – Norman, OK – Opolis *&
08/26 – Santa Fe, NM – SOL at Santa Fe Brewing *&
08/27 – Phoenix, AZ – Crescent Ballroom *&
08/28 – Los Angeles, CA – Echoplex *#
08/30 – San Francisco, CA – Great American Music Hall ^*#
08/31 – Arcata, CA – Arcata Playhouse *#
09/01 – Portland, OR – Wonder Ballroom *#
09/02 – Seattle, WA – Bumbershoot Festival
09/03 – Boise, ID – Reef *%
09/04 – Salt Lake City, UT – In The Venue *%
09/05 – Englewood, CO – The Gothic *%
09/06 – Omaha, NE – The Waiting Room *%
09/07 – Lawrence, KS – The Granada *%
09/08 – Minneapolis, MN – Cedar Cultural Center ^*%
09/09 – Chicago, IL – Lincoln Hall ^*%
09/10 – Cleveland, OH – Beachland Ballroom ^*%
09/11 – Ithaca, NY – The Haunt ^*+
09/12 – Cambridge, MA – Middle East ^*+
09/13 – Brooklyn, NY – Music Hall Of Williamsburg ^*+
09/14 – Philadelphia, PA – Union Transfer ^*+
09/15 – Durham, NC – Motorco Music Hall ^*+
09/16 – Asheville, NC – Grey Eagle ^*+
09/17 – Atlanta, GA – The Earl ^*
09/18 – Nashville, TN – Mercy Lounge ^*+
10/05 – Dusseldorf, Germany – New Fall Festival
10/06 – Evreux, France – L’abordage
10/07 – Paris, France – Maroquinerie
10/08 – Brighton, UK – Old Market
10/09 – London, UK – Electric Ballroom
10/10 – Manchester, UK – Central Methodist Church
10/11 – Bristol, UK – Fleece
10/12 – Glasgow, UK – SWG3
10/13 – Oxford, UK – The Bullingdon
10/15 – Berlin, Germany – Volksbuhne
* with Serengeti
^ with Doseone
& with DJ Tony Trimm
# with dj sodapop
% with Jel (DJ Set)
+ with DJ Thanksgiving Brown
 
Tracklist For Sod In The Seed [EP]:
01. Sod In The Seed
02. For Someone
03. The Plan
04. Probably Cause
05. Twenty Seven
06. Shag Carpet