It has been over 7 years since the Mad Caddies last released a record. Back together again & touring the world, the band has been writing fresh material that was released May 15th via Fat Wreck Chords.
Dirty Rice, the bands 6th full-length record, was recorded at the bands home-studio in Santa Ynez Valley. The 15 DIY tracks have a recognizable Caddies sound, fusing elements of Punk, Ska, Rock, Dixieland jazz and Reggae.
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On July 8th, the Mad Caddies’ will release a new 7” for the leading track off their new record. Pressed on wax at 45RPM, the vinyl features “Brand New Scar,” on side-A. The B-side is a real gem for longtime fans as the band re-recorded the classic song “Distress,” from their very first album, Quality Softcore.
Infusing the band’s musical expansion over the past decade, they have reworked the song, incorporating the group’s love of Dixieland, for the aptly titled new rendition “Dixtress.
Following that release, the band will return to Europe for the summer. Beginning July 17th, the band will play several music festivals, performing 12 consecutive days through 4 countries.
Continuing on tour during the end of August, the Mad Caddies play another US leg with a week long run through California before heading out on the Southeast leg in September. After a show in Atlanta, the Mad Caddies play 6-nights around Florida before ending their list of tour-dates up in Canada with a spot at the KOI Music Festival. Be sure to check back as the band will be announcing more dates for the fall.
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Article By: Aaron Solomon
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