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    Cloud Nothings Don't Overthink Rock

    Cleveland trio are better than ever on their upcoming fourth album, Here and Nowhere Else. Hear their new single "Psychic Trauma," debuting on BuzzFeed.

    Cleveland trio Cloud Nothings make raw and powerful pop punk.


    They've got a new album dropping in April via Carpark and Mom + Pop.

    Here's the album's tightly-wound second single, "Psychic Trauma." It's as catchy as it is brutal.

    The song's about keeping your head in the game and out of the shit.

    Pooneh Ghana for Carpark

    Cloud Nothings singer and songwriter Dylan Baldi, who started the band when he was 18, explains why too much deliberation can be a bad thing: "I have a tendency to overthink things, which is generally a bad idea. 'Psychic Trauma' is an exaggerated phrase that refers to that tendency. [Here and Nowhere Else], lyrically and musically, is about simplifying and more or less discovering yourself through that simplification. Keeping thoughts simple and in the present, as opposed to the ruminating, 'Psychic Trauma' sort of zone, is a much better way to live. For me, at least."

    For a closer listen to the song's lyrics, check out Baldi's acoustic version.

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    Catch the band on tour:

    03/12 - 03/14 Austin, TX - SXSW

    03/13 Austin, TX - Stereogum Day Party

    03/13 Austin, TX - Carpark Records Showcase

    04/04 Buffalo, NY - Iron Works

    04/05 Albany, NY - The Low Beat

    04/06 Toronto, ON - Legendary Horseshoe Tavern

    04/07 Montreal, QC - Il Motore

    04/08 Boston, MA - Brighton Music Hall

    04/10 Philadelphia, PA - Union Transfer

    04/11 Clinton, NY - Tolles Pavilion (Hamilton College)

    04/12 Hamden, CT - The Space

    04/13 Brooklyn, NY - Music Hall Of Williamsburg

    04/14 New York, NY - Bowery Ballroom

    04/16 Washington, DC - Black Cat

    04/17 Carrboro, NC - Cats Cradle

    04/18 Athens, GA - Georgia Theatre

    04/19 Atlanta, GA - Masquerade (Hell Stage)

    04/21 Orlando, FL - The Social

    04/22 Tampa, FL - Crowbar

    04/23 Tallahassee, FL - Club Downunder (Florida State University)

    04/24 New Orleans, GA - Gasa Gasa

    04/25 Houston, TX - Fitzgerald's

    04/26 Austin, TX - The Mohawk

    04/27 Dallas, TX - Club Dada

    04/29 Kansas City, MO - The Riot Room

    04/30 Iowa City, IA - Gabes

    05/01 Saint Paul, MN - Turf Club

    05/02 Madison, WI - High Noon Saloon

    05/03 Chicago, IL - Lincoln Hall

    05/09 Lakewood, OH - Mahall's

    07/04 George, WA - Sasquatch Festival

    April 4-8 with Pleasure Leftists

    April 10-25 with Ryley Walker

    April 26-27 with The Men

    April 29-May 3 with Protomartyr