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Check Out: The Chain Gang of 1974 – "Undercover"

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    cgacreduced Check Out: The Chain Gang of 1974   "Undercover"

    The Chain Gang of 1974 is the moniker of LA-by-way-of-Denver multi-instrumentalist Kamtin Mohager. Mohager, who left Denver for LA after the end of a relationship that fueled much of his new material, is known for his use of sample-splicing and diverse instrumentation. Despite the solitary nature of the project, Mohager’s sound more than meets the standards of a full-on gang. Take, for instance, the track “Undercover”, which you can stream and download below, from Mohager’s upcoming LP Wayward Fire. The synth-powered jam breaths like the dance floor baby of Talking Heads and LCD Soundystem, invoking the ’80s along with a timeless dance-rock energy.

    Check out this “Undercover” below, and pick up the rest of the album when it drops June 21st via Modern Art.

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    The Chain Gang of 1974 2011 Tour Dates:
    04/23 – Los Angeles, CA @ Echoplex
    04/26 – San Francisco, CA @ The Independent *
    04/28 – Portland, OR @ Mississippi Studios *
    04/29 – Seattle, WA @ Neumos *
    04/30 – Vancouver, BC @ Fortune Sound Club *
    06/11 – Englewood, CO @ Gothic Theatre #

    * = w/ Jamaica
    # = w/ Candy Claws, Bad Weather California, Fellow Citizens

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