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Stream Skylar Spence’s New “Prom King” LP

With its release set for this Friday, Skylar Spence (the moniker of 22 year old singer-songwriter Ryan DeRobertis) is back today to stream his forthcoming LP Prom King in full via his newly launched site Already being dubbed “a great pop record” by Pitchfork, its release comes as Skylar prepares to hit the road in support of the album on his Prom King Fall Tour, which officially kicks off in October on the heels of Skylar’s record release show and appearance at Boston Calling next Friday and Saturday, respectively.

Alongside its release on Friday, Skylar Spence will be taking over Gorilla vs Bear for the day, posting some of his favorite music and possibly sharing exclusive material. See below or visit to hear Prom King in full and find all upcoming Skylar Spence tour dates (including appearances from Kero Kero Bonito on the West Coast) below.

Tour Dates

09/25 Brooklyn, NY – Palisades (Prom King Record Release show) ^
09/26 Boston, MA – Boston Calling
10/14 Vancouver, BC – Fortune Sound Club*
10/15 Seattle, WA – Chop Suey*
10/16 Portland, OR – Holocene*
10/17-18 San Francisco, CA – Treasure Island Music Festival
10/22 Los Angeles, CA – The Echo*
10/23 San Diego, CA – Soda Bar*
10/24 Santa Ana, CA – Beach Goth Festival
10/25 Phoenix, AZ – Valley Bar
10/26 Tucson, AZ – Solar Culture
10/27 Albuquerque, NM – Stereo Bar
10/28 El Paso, TX – Lowbrow Palace
10/29 San Antonio, TX – Paper Tiger
10/30 Dallas, TX – Cambridge Room
10/31 Austin, TX – Stubb’s Jr.
11/02 Norman, OK – Opolis
11/03 Bloomington, IN – The Bishop
11/04 Chicago, IL – Schubas Tavern
11/15 Richmond, VA – Strange Matter
11/17 Carrboro, NC – Cat’s Cradle Back Room
11/18 Atlanta, GA – The Earl
11/19 Orlando, FL – The Social
11/20 Miami, FL – Bardot
11/21-22 Mexico City, Mexico – Corona Capital Festival

^ w/ Ricky Eat Acid, Peter Berkman, Sharpless
* = w/ Kero Kero Bonito

For more Skylar Spence, just click here.

Written by Manny King John

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