We are more than excited to announce that American experimental rockers Akron/Family have joined the Scorched family.

The New York/Portland three-piece have been creating a unique sound for over ten years, combining elements of traditional folk/bluegrass, psychedelic rock, as well as improvisational noise music. Akron/Family’s music has progressed in many ways over the course of six albums, as have their live shows, which CMJ has said “…They are band whose sound thrives on spirit, who can enchant a crowd to loudly (and gleefully) sing the words.”

Akron/Family’s 7th album Sub Verses, released on April 30th via Dead Oceans,¬†shows the band venturing into new forms of experimentation using ambient sounds and dark harmonies. Michael Gira, of Swans and Young God records, wrote the extensive biography of the band featured on their artist page.

We know that they will cause a splash in SE Asia and we’re proud to have them on our terrific roster.