Toronto based four-piece Topanga premiered a new track titled “Guilt Trip” today via Exclaim! – check it out here. “Guilt Trip” was recorded in June at the Converse Rubber Track Sessions in Toronto. Fans can get a behind the scenes look into the recording of “Guilt Trip” courtesy of Converse – see video below.

Topanga is Stefan Babcock, Nestor Chumak, Zack Mykula and Steve Sladkowski: four childhood friends that write irresistibly catchy, riff-heavy songs dripping with energy and wrapped in the essence of youth. The band earned plenty of buzz in 2011 after gaining a reputation for their rambunctious live shows complete with explosive gang vocals, airtight hooks and unbridled enthusiasm.

Currently in the studio recording their debut full-length album, Topanga announced this week that they will be playing a headline show on August 24 at The Horseshoe Tavern in Toronto. The summer will also see the band play coveted opening slots for Sloan, Hollerado and Parlovr.

Tour Dates:

06/29 – Kingston, ON – The Mansion*
07/21 – Niagara Falls, NY – Hard Rock Café ^
08/05 – Ottawa, ON – Byward Market **
08/24 – Toronto, ON – The Horseshoe Tavern %
09/03 – Lennoxville, Quebec – Bishop’s University**
09/07 – Mississauga, ON – Celebration Square**
09/08 – St. Catharines, ON – Brock University **

* w/ Parlovr, Goosehut
^ w/ Sloan
** w/ Hollerado
% Headline Show w/ Army Girls, Sandman Viper Command

For more information, please visit: www.facebook.com/musicoftopanga.

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