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Yellow Ostrich

What's a man? I'm just as soft as I can be
 —"Timothy"

Soft is the gorgeous new LP from Yellow Ostrich. It takes its name from the lyric that stands as a thesis for the entire album, a beautiful and haunting rumination on the pitfalls and pressures of traditional masculinity and on band founder Alex Schaaf's drive toward vulnerability and tenderness as core tenets of his being.

The album's ten tracks represent the first new music in seven years to be released by Schaaf under the Yellow Ostrich moniker, since he paused the project to explore new musical identities on a handful of excellent self-released albums (from which much of the best music is included on the stellar compilation Like A Bird: An Alex Schaaf Anthology 2010-2021).

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upcoming shows

Today
[10 Aug]
  

Philadelphia PA  @ MilkBoy

11 Aug  

Cambridge MA  @ Middle East

12 Aug  

Brooklyn NY  @ TV Eye

13 Aug  

New York NY  @ Mercury Lounge

14 Aug  

Washington DC  @ Songbyrd Music House

16 Aug  

Carrboro NC  @ Cat's Cradle

17 Aug  

Atlanta GA  @ Masquerade

18 Aug  

Nashville TN  @ Basement

19 Aug  

Champaign-Urbana IL  @ Loose Cobra

29 Sep  

Denver CO  @ Lost Lake 

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