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Places And Numbers Signs To Equal Vision Records

Equal Vision Records is pleased to welcome to its’ roster Places And Numbers – the electronic-tinged solo outfit of former Gatsby’s American Dream guitarist, Bobby Darling.

Using his connections with an airline, Darling was able to send himself, producer/friend Casey Bates (Gatsby’s American Dream, Portugal. The Man), his brother Billy, and videographer Jay Schwandt to Italy. The group traveled to Venice, Verona, Bellagio, Cinque Terre, Chianti, Rome and Lake Como, recording and filming along the way, while pulling inspiration from the rejuvenating culture.

“I had my laptop and my MBox (a portable ProTools rig),” Darling explains. “We recorded in hotel rooms, on trains, even on a beach on Lake Como.”

The finished product is the forthcoming Waking The Dead EP, to be released next month via Bandcamp’s “pay what you want” model, and documentary-style videos to accompany the release of the full-length album, Travels, later this year. The sound, while reminiscent of the Postal Service, pulls musical influences from acts as diverse as Talking Heads, the Strokes, Death Cab For Cutie and Kanye West.

Obviously, Darling is no stranger to the road and will continue his travels this year, including a tour this March alongside We Are The In Crowd and Swimming With Dolphins:

Waking The Dead tracklist
1. I Had a Dream About a Nuclear Attack
2. Goldfinger
3. I Have Mapped Out The Curves Of Your Body
4. Waking The Dead

w/I Will Never Be The Same, Skybombers
2/25 Los Angeles, CA @ Viper Room

w/Hands On The Stereo, Missiles And Markers
2/27 S. Hackensack, NJ @ School Of Rock

w/We Are The In Crowd, Swimming With Dolphins
3/4 Chicago, IL @ Beat Kitchen
3/5 Dekalb, IL @ The House Cafe
3/6 Terre Haute, IN @ THMV The Venue
3/7 Pittsburgh, PA @ Smiling Moose
3/9 Poughkeepsie, NY @ The Loft
3/10 Phildelphia, PA @ The Barbary
3/11 Lemoyne, PA @ The Chamionship
3/12 Raleigh, NC @ The Brewery
3/13 Douglasville, GA @ The 7 Venue
3/14 Tampa, FL @ Orpheum
3/15 Orlando, FL @ The Social
3/17 Mission, TX @ Las Palmas Race Park
3/18 Austin, TX @ SXSW
3/22 Albuquerque, NM @ Launchpad
3/24 Phoenix, AZ @ Phix Gallery
3/25 San Diego, CA @ Epicentre
3/26 Anaheim, CA @ Chain Reaction
3/27 Orangevale, CA @ The Boardwalk
3/29 Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theatre
3/30 Seattle, WA @ El Corazon
4/1 Salt Lake City, UT @ Kilby Court
4/2 Boulder, CO @ Club 156
4/5 Minneapolis, MN @ Triple Rock Social Club

w/Pierce The Veil
4/3 San Diego, CA @ Soma Sidestage