Jeff Rosenstock Releases Video for “Melba”

Jeff Rosenstock Releases Video for “Melba”

POST- Out Now on Polyvinyl & Quote Unquote Records
Winter Tour Dates

“The magnetic Jeff Rosenstock stays fully armed with his power-pop anthems, as full of indomitable hooks as they are of paralyzing doubt and cynicism.” –Ian Cohen, Pitchfork

“His most accomplished album yet.” –Greg Kot, Chicago Tribune

“A record that feels like a generous gesture, an invigorating beacon of hope amid so much despair.”
Steven Hyden, Uproxx

“Ultimately Jeff Rosenstock is an avowed pessimist constantly surrendering to creative optimism.”
-Ken Tucker, NPR’s Fresh Air

Jeff Rosenstock certainly knows how to start 2018 the right way – by surprise releasing his brand new album POST- on New Year’s Day for free download/donation on Bandcamp via Quote Unquote Records. He also announced his new label home – Polyvinyl Record Co. – who will give POST- a physical release on vinyl, cassette and CD on March 23, 2018. Pre-order is currently available.

After receiving rave reviews almost everywhere imaginable (NPR, Pitchfork, Uproxx, The Ringer, Stereogum, MTV, VICE, Philadelphia Inquirer, Chicago Tribune, Paste, BrooklynVegan, Billboard, AV Club, the list goes on…), Jeff is dropping a new video today for the song “Melba” off POST-. Directed by Ben Epstein and David Combs, the video packs the kinetic, off-kilter, destructive punch that’s everything you’d expect in a Jeff Rosenstock video.

Co-director David Combs says of the concept, “Jeff wanted to make a video featuring a character who, consequence free, carelessly destroys everything around them. The idea of such a character reminded me of how often the abuse of power is a thoughtless exercise for those who hold it, so we decided to expand on the idea and make it a commentary on how abusive patterns get replicated — where the effects are passed downward hierarchically and the people with the least power experience the consequences most intensely. You know, also it’s fun to watch people smash shit, so we tried to have a good time with that too.”

Upcoming tour dates (tour starts today!) and a full bio on Jeff and the record can be found below. Get ready for more exciting news – 2018 promises to be a big year for Jeff.

Fuck white power, fuck the NRA, viva punk rock, viva Jeff Rosenstock!

POST- Tracklisting:
01) USA
02) Yr Throat
03) All This Useless Energy
04) Powerlessness
05) TV Stars
06) Melba
07) Beating My Head Against A Wall
08) 9/10
09) Let Them Win

2018 Tour Dates:

02/15 – Phoenix, AZ @ The Rebel Lounge %^

02/16 – Santa Ana, CA @ Constellation Room %^

02/17 – San Diego, CA @ SOMA San Diego @ You’re Going To Hate This Fest

02/18 – Los Angeles, CA @ Teragram Ballroom %^ [SOLD OUT]

02/22 – San Francisco, CA @ Great American Music Hall @ Noise Pop %^

02/24 – Santa Cruz, CA @ The Catalyst Atrium %^

03/06 – San Antonio, TX @ Paper Tiger #$

03/07 – Dallas, TX @ Club Dada #$

03/08 – Austin, TX @ Barracuda #$

03/09 – Houston, TX @ Secret Group #$

03/10 – New Orleans, LA @ Gasa Gasa @ Community Records Block Party

04/07 – Las Vegas, NV @ Emerge Music & Impact Conference

04/18 – Washington, DC @ Union Stage !&

04/19 – Brooklyn, NY @ Warsaw !&

04/20 – Brooklyn, NY @ Warsaw !& [SOLD OUT]

04/21 – Boston, MA @ Paradise Rock Club !&

04/22 – Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer !&

04/24 – Lakewood, OH @ Mahall’s !&

04/25 – Ferndale, MI @ The Loving Touch !&

04/26 – Chicago, IL @ Logan Square Auditorium !& [SOLD OUT]

04/27 – Minneapolis, MN @ University of Minnesota !&

04/28 – Milwaukee, WI @ Colectivo – Back Room !& [SOLD OUT]

04/29 – St. Louis, MO @ Off Broadway !&

05/01 – Columbus, OH @ Ace of Cups !&

05/02 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Spirit Hall !&

05/26 – 05/28 – George, WA @ Sasquatch! Music Festival


% w/ ROAR
^ w/ Lemuria
# w/ Chris Farren
$ w/ Laura Stevenson
! w/ Bad Moves
& w/ Martha

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