In November, Tanukichan announced their sophomore LP GIZMO (out March 3rd via Company Records). A project led by Hannah van Loon, in collaboration with the Grammy-nominated chillwave pioneer Chaz Bear of Toro y Moi, their album is the follow-up to their debut LP, Sundays.

The album’s lead single, “Don’t Give Up,” was greeted with excitement upon its release, earning best of the week nods from outlets like MTV and Pitchfork, and today Tanukichan are sharing a second single from the album, a track called “Thin Air” that features Aramis Johnson of the Tacoma, Washington band Enumclaw.

van Loon comments on the song:

“This song is about exes, some people that I really cared about but ultimately didn’t want to be with. The sadness I feel when I’m hurting someone, and missing them and knowing you won’t ever have that closeness again. It’s about how important they are and how much they’ve taught me, or helped me, but how I also know that people come and go. The chorus has a double meaning for me where I feel like I can’t prioritize relationships because I need to keep on focusing on myself. The other is feeling like I’m broken and keep ending up with the wrong people, and hurting them.”

GIZMO Track Listing:

1. Escape
2. Don’t Give Up
3. Bad Dream
4. Been Here Before
5. Make Believe
6. Like You
7. Thin Air (feat. Enumclaw)
8. Nothing To Lose
9. Take Care
10. Mr. Rain

Artwork for the album ‘GIZMO’ by Tanukichan

Tour Dates:

3/23 Sacramento, CA @ The Starlet Room
3/24-3/26 Boise, ID @ Treefort Music Festival
4/21 Portland, OR @ Polaris Hall
4/22 Vancouver, BC @ Fox Cabaret
4/23 Seattle, WA @ Sunset Tavern
4/26 Minneapolis, MN @ 7th St Entry
4/27 Chicago, IL @ Sleeping Village
4/28 Columbus, OH @ Ace of Cups
4/29 Toronto, ON @ The Garrison
4/30 Montreal, QC Bar @ Le Ritz
5/2 New York, NY @ Baby’s All Right
5/3 Philadelphia, PA @ Johnny Brenda’s
5/4 Washington, DC @ Songbyrd
5/8 Houston, TX @ White Oak Music Hall Upstairs
5/9 Austin, TX @ Mohawk (Indoors)
5/10 Dallas, TX @ Club Dada
5/12 Denver, CO @ Lost Lake
5/13 Salt Lake City, UT @ Kilby Block Party
5/15 Phoenix, AZ @ Valley Bar
5/16 San Diego, CA @ Casbah
5/17 Los Angeles, CA @ The Echo
5/19 San Francisco, CA @ Bottom of the Hill

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