The Blinders have released their brand new EP Electric Kool-Aid (Part 1), available to stream across all platforms now here.
The EP is a five-track collection of dark brilliance, fiery yet emotive, its psychedelic-infused indie-rock plays like a cross between IDLES, Psychedelic Porn Crumpets and Arctic Monkeys.
It features the brand new single ‘Hate To See You Tortured’, which premiered with Steve Lamacq on BBC 6Music who said, “They are really reaching out through their sound, this is another level again.”
‘Hate To See You Tortured’ is a high energy love song with searing guitars, organ synths, soaring harmonies and a pounding rhythm.
The song follows the release of previous single ‘City We Call Love’. The track’s dynamic brazen vocals, bright synth flourishes, pulsating basslines and abrasive guitars again proved a hit with 6Music with support from Steve Lamacq and Chris Hawkins, while also receiving strong support from Jack Saunders and Clara Amfo at Radio 1.

Jack Saunders is such a huge fan of the band he’s invited them to headline his Hopscotch club night at The Social, London on March 15th. Tickets are on sale now here.
The show finishes The Blinders full UK tour in support of The Cribs throughout March. Tickets are available now here.
The Electric Kool-Aid (Part 1) EP finds The Blinders coming armed with an expanded line up and now as a five piece delivering an even wider-reaching sound stretching throughout their frenetic energy, warm psychedelics and huge indie anthems.
Electric Kool-Aid EP – Part One: track listing
Electric Kool-Aid
Barefoot Across Your Water
City We Call Love
The Writer
Hate To See You Tortured
The Blinders Headline Show
March 15th – London, The Social
March 2022 tour dates with The Cribs
Tues 1st: Birmingham O2 Institute
Weds 2nd: Norwich Waterfront
Fri 4th: Sheffield Academy
Sun 6th: Manchester Academy
Tues 8th: Newcastle Boiler Shop
Weds 9th: Glasgow SWG3
Fri 11th: London Roundhouse
Sat 12th: Brighton Chalk
Sun 13th: Bristol Marble Factory

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