3. Spring update (4/14/11)

    It’s finally warm enough outside for us to drink iced coffee so these next few months we will be working on some exciting new things (thanks to the end of constant depressing weather). We’ve been a little distracted since we’ve gotten home from Europe, but we’re getting back into motion.

    The split 12” we are doing with DIRECTIONS will be coming out this summer now - still on CITY OF GOLD and EITHER / OR. We are going to be recording another new song for that, along with a few other new songs that we’re working on now.

    In June we will finally be hitting the road again for a short tour of the Northeast, hopefully we will get to see some old friends and meet plenty of new ones. Here are the dates:

    June 20 - Syracuse, NY
    June 21 - Burlington, VT
    June 22 - Providence, RI 

    Following those dates we are going to be focusing on writing another record and recording a handfull of new songs. You can be on the lookout for some new releases come late summer/early fall, but more info on that will come later.

    Thanks everyone, see you soon


  5. We put up a new song called Perfecting Morale on our Bandcamp. Let us know what you think of it! This song will be featured on our split LP with Directions due out summer 2011 on Either/Or Records and City Of Gold Records.


  6. Check out our new song, False Reverie, off our upcoming split 12” with DIRECTIONS. The split will be out in the spring on Either / Or Records (USA) and City of Gold Records (UK). Let us know what you think!

    We will be doing a small UK tour March 4 to 13 with DIRECTIONS to support the split. We are extremely excited for this and owe a huge thank you to everyone who has been helping us out. Anyone into doing a early morning show or matinee show let us know! We’re trying to play as many places as possible and meet as many new people as we can in the nine days we’ll be over there.

    Our UK dates:

    5th March - Middlesbrough, Uncle Alberts
    6th March - Manchester, TBC
    7th March - Birmingham, Wagon & Horses
    8th March - Kingston, The Fighting Cocks
    9th March - Brighton, Venue TBC
     10th March - TBC (Need some help…)
    11th March - Stoke, Harrys Bar
    12th March - Derby, The Vaults


  7. "Exist.Expire" on Bandcamp for download // UK tour

    Our new LP, “Exist.Expire,” is now up on Bandcamp for anyone interested in downloading the record. Our Bandcamp site also has both our first 7” EP and our split with Pswingset up for a free download. Be sure to check them out!

    Also, we are extremely excited to annouce that this March we will be going on tour in the United Kingdom. The tour will be with our friends in the band Directions and most of the dates are already being booked or being worked on now.

    We will also be releasing a split 7” with Directions on City of Gold Records (UK) and Either / Or Records (USA). The split will probably come out sometime this winter, so be on the look out for that! We will be recording two new songs for it in the upcoming months. 

    Thanks everyone!


  8. 2010 U.S.A. tour recap

    Michigan (listen up…):

    Chicago (vegan supreme fest):



    Oregon (trail):

    California (rope swing lake fest):

    California (surf // beach vibes):


    California (kitchen fest):

    New Orleans:

    Gainesville (broken van & Robert fest)

    Orlando (burrito fest):

    Chattanooga (the Tango):

    We have some exciting things coming up in the future. Keep posted and expect an update in the next month or so. Hope everyone is enjoying the new LP, if you haven’t heard it yet it’s probably still streaming on Punknews.org. Go check it out!



  9. Bearings | 2010 Summer Tour

    7.28: The Vet - Berwyn, PA (w/ Spraynard, Everyone Everywhere)
    7.29: The Fire - Philadelphia, PA (w/ Spraynard, Highlights, Holy Hour)
    7.30: Euro Gyro - Kent, OH (w/ Big Fiction, The Kids United, Hannibal Montana)
    7.31: Basement 414 - Lansing, MI (w/ Homelife)

    8.01: The Moving Castle - Chicago, IL (w/ Castevet, Noumenon, Big Fiction) 
    8.02: The Mouth - Lawrence, KS
    8.03: Blast O Mat - Denver, CO
    8.04: Muse Music - Provo, UT
    8.05: One Eyed Jack’s - Council, ID
    8.06: The Funhouse - Seattle, WA
    8.07: La Casa Del Artista - Vancouver, Canada
    8.08: Afu Hall - Bremerton, WA
    8.09: TBA - Portland, OR
    8.10: OFF DAY
    8.11: Mama Buzz Cafe - Oakland, CA (w/ Beau Navire, Loose Endz)
    8.12: Plea For Peace - Stockton, CA
    8.13: 26 Kingston St - San Francisco, CA (w/ Beau Navire)
    8.14: Billy O’s - Ventura, CA
    8.15: The Office - San Diego, CA (w/ Nightlights)
    8.16: Dry River - Tucson, AZ
    8.17: 10756 Limas House - El Paso, TX
    8.18: Beauty Bar - Austin, TX
    8.19: Star Bar - Beaumont, TX
    8.20: TBA - New Orleans, LA
    8.21: Navarre Park - Navarre, FL
    8.22: The Farside - Tallahassee, FL (w/ Sleeping Spiders)
    8.23: Wayward Council - Gainesville, FL  
    8.24: The Talent Farm - Miami, FL
    8.25: Hoops Tavern - Orlando, FL
    8.26: House Show - Chattanooga, TN
    8.27: TBA - Asheville, NC
    8.28: Secret Warehouse - Richmond, VA (early show!)


  11. Exist.Expire

    Our new LP, “Exist.Expire” is finally in the process of being pressed and will be out later this summer on Runner Up Records! There will be a pressing of 300 of these on color vinyl. We are all really excited to get this out and you can check out a song from it that we just posted on our MySpace here: http://www.myspace.com/bearingsphiladelphia

    Let us know what you think! More information on the record will be posted soon!


  12. Summer 2010 Tumblr Post

    I guess it isn’t officially summer yet, or is it? I don’t think it’s summer until June, but hey, what the hell.

    We are currently recording our new record, which will have 5 brand new songs and then a newly recorded older song. These will be out on an LP by the end of July and we will have them available on our August tour, which I am posting below. Recording got off to a rough start but things seem to be going smoothly now, and we are excited about the way things are turning out.

    The repress of our S/T 7” EP is in and available through our online merch store: http://www.bearingsphiladelphia.bigcartel.com
    Our split 7” with Pswingset is up for sale there, and we will also have some new shirts up on the store pretty soon, hopefully by June.

    As for summer touring plans, expect to see us in your city! We are going to be doing a full US tour with a couple shows in Canada. The tour dates are posted below, and while a good handfull of them are already being worked on, some extra help is definitely still needed so please get in touch if you think you can help out! Just e-mail BEARINGSBOOKING@GMAIL.COM

    7/30: AKRON, OHIO @ The Kling Thing House
    7/31: LANSING, MICHIGAN @ Basement 414

    8/1: CHICAGO, ILLINOIS @ The Moving Castle 
    8/2: LAWRENCE, KANSAS @ The Mouth
    8/3: DENVER, COLORADO @ Blast O Mat
    8/4: PROVO, UTAH @ TBA
    8/5: BOISE, IDAHO @ One Eyed Jack’s
    8/6: SEATTLE, WASHINGTON @ The Funhouse
    8/7: VANCOUVER, CANADA @ La Casa Del Artista
    8/11: OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA @ Mama Buzz
    8/12: STOCKTON, CALIFORNIA @ Plea for Peace Center
    8/13: SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA @ House Show
    8/14: VENTURA, CALIFORNIA @ Billy O’s
    8/15: SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA @ The Office
    8/16: TUCSON, ARIZONA @ Dry River
    8/17: EL PASO, TEXAS @ 10756 Lima’s House
    8/18: AUSTIN, TEXAS @ Beauty Bar
    8/19: BEAUMONT, TEXAS @ Star Bar
    8/22: TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA @ The Farside
    8/23: GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA @ Wayward Council
    8/24: MIAMI, FLORIDA @ The Talent Farm
    8/25: ORLANDO, FLORIDA @ Hoop’s Tavern
    8/28: RICHMOND, VIRGINIA @ Secret Warehouse Party

    See everyone soon!!


  15. New stuff + LP in the works

    Hey everyone!

    Our split 7” with our friends in the band Pswingset from Ohio is finally out after months of anticipation… you can order a copy here: http://www.missingwords.com/bearings_pswingset.html

    All records come in hand silk screened jackets with hand made and folded small books for inserts. Limited to 300 copies on black vinyl, with hand stamped center labels and download codes for each record, this 7” split has many hours of work poured into it and both us and Pswingset, as well as Matt from Missing Words Records are happy to finally get this out!

    Thanks to everyone who pre-ordered a copy of the split! You will be recieving a record with a limited alternative cover!

    Along with this we are featured on a compilation tape put out by High and Gay Records from West Chester, PA. I have a few copies available, so if you are interested please PayPal $4ppd to ORDERS@RUNNERUPRECORDS.COM. These tapes feature a good amount of friends of ours including By Surprise, Everyone Everywhere, Spraynard, and many more!!

    In other news, we will be recording a new LP in May! We have been working on getting songs written for a while now, and although it has been difficult for us to get together and write due to work, school and other things going on in our lives, we finally have a good amount done for this record. It will be out hopefully by the middle of the summer and more info on this will follow!

    Hope everyone is well,

    -Andrew & Bearings