Com Truise In Decay LP Out on Vinyl & Worldwide Tour Announced

ComTruise  In Decay LPThe summer sees many firsts for prolific producer Com Truise. In anticipation of his upcoming worldwide tour, In Decay (originally released digitally in July of 2012) is being released on vinyl for the first time on July 15, 2014.  Another first is performing in Australia while Europe and the states get another look at the newly improved show. The live set up now takes place in what is being called anywhere from a control center, starship command, battestar commica or a pentagonal portal if you will.

Com Truise is one of the many personas of producer and designer Seth Haley, born and raised in upstate New York and operating out of a 12’-overrun apartment in Princeton, New Jersey. An admitted synth obsessive, Com Truise is the maker of an experimental and bottom heavy style he calls “mid-fi synth-wave, slow-motion funk”.

Haley’s been making music on the side for roughly a decade—going through pseudonyms like toothbrushes (Sarin Sunday, SYSTM, Airliner)—first as a DJ, and currently, as an excavator of softer, window-fogging synth-wave.

While subliminally informed by both parental record collections and hints of faded electronics product design, Haley’s Com Truise project isn’t just nostalgia capitalization. There are fragments (read: DNA strands) of Joy Division, New Order, and the Cocteau Twins, but it’s like you’re hearing them through the motherboard of a waterlogged Xbox—demented and modern. He’s got a way of making familiar things sound beautifully hand-smeared.

Tour Dates:

05.17 Libson, PT @ Musicbox
05.20 Hasselt, BE @ MOD
05.23 Rome, IT @ Spring Attitude Festival
05.24 Milan, IT @ Tunnel Club
05.27 Leipzig, DE @ Täubchenthal
05.28 Berlin, DE @ Flux Bau
05.29 Dortmund, DE @ Way Back When Festival
05.30 Dudingen, CH @ Bad Bonn Kilibi Festival
05.31 London, UK @ Shapes Warehouse
06.06 Mexico City, MX @ Cultural Center of Contemporary Art Museum
09.11 Melbourne, AU @ Corner Hotel
09.12 Sydney, AU @ Oxford Art Factory
09.13 Perth, AU @ The Bakery
09.14 Brisbane, AU @ Brisbane Festival
09.16 Baltimore, MD @ Ottobar
09.17 Pittsburgh, PA @ Altar
09.18 Toronto, ON @ Coda
09.19 Cleveland, OH @ Grog Shop
09.20 Chicago, IL @ Lincoln Hall
09.21 Minneapolis, MN @ Triple Rock Social Club
09.24 Calgary, AB @ The HiFi Club
09.27 Seattle, WA @ The Showbox
09.29 Vancouver, BC @ Fortune Sound Club
10.01 Boise, ID @ Neurolux
10.03 Sacramento, CA @ Launch Music Festival
10.04 Los Angeles, CA @ El Rey Theatre
10.05 Tucson, AZ @ Club Congress
10.06 El Paso, TX @ Lowbrow Palace
10.08 Houston, TX @ Fitzgerald’s
10.09 Austin, TX @ Red 7
10.10 Baton Rouge, LA @ Spanish Moon
10.11 Tallahassee, FL @ Club Downunder
10.12 Miami, FL @ III Points Festival
10.14 Charlottesville, VA @ The Southern
10.15 Philadelphia, PA @ First Unitarian Church
10.16 Boston, MA @ Brighton Music Hall
10.17 Brooklyn, NY @ Music Hall of Williamsburg

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