Delta Spirit

Delta Spirit

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Delta Spirit have a talent for recreating the feel of classic rock styles–particularly the more psychedelic ones–without sticking too closely to their aesthetic playbooks, which is a remarkable quality in a rock scene that often seems to have traded innovation for making the most accurate emulations possible of sounds from the genre’s past. The lead single from their upcoming fourth album, Into the Wide (out Sept. 9 on Dualtone Records), has a widescreen scope but is still packed with hooks, especially in the searing bent-note lead that soars over the composition.

For the video, director Andrew Bruntel goes for a similarly epic sweep, with a disparate cast of characters living very diferent lives on the prairies of southeastern Colorado. “If I could parse it down to one simple theme,” he writes, “it would be vulnerability. Vulnerability in friendships, in our relationships with family and with the pets/animals that we allow into our lives.” It’s gorgeous and triumphant and sad all at the same time, much like the song itself.


August 30 Lakewood, PA Campfire Outdoor Adventure and Music Festival

September 3 Asheville, NC The Orange Peel

September 6 St. Louis, MO LouFest Music Festival

September 8 Little Rock, AR Juanita’s

September 9 Oklahoma City, OK Conservatory

September 10 Dallas, TX Granada*

September 11 Austin, TX Emo’s*

September 12 Houston, TX Fitzgeralds*

September 13 New Orleans, LA One Eyed Jacks*

September 15 Tallahassee, FL Club Downunder*

September 16 Birmingham, AL WorkPlay*

September 17 Carrboro, NC Cat’s Cradle*

September 19 Atlanta, GA Terminal West*

September 30 New York, NY Mercury Lounge

October 1 New York, NY Bowery Ballroom

October 2 Brooklyn, NY Music Hall of Williamsburg

October 3 Washington, DC 9:30 Club

Delta Spirit
  • Music