Jo Passed Sign to Sub Pop/Royal Mountain for Debut Album

You can sample 'Their Prime' via a video for the record's "MDM"

BY Calum SlingerlandPublished Feb 27, 2018

Three years on from striking out solo as Jo Passed, Joseph Hirabayashi's outfit have now lifted the curtain on the quartet's debut album.

Titled Their Prime, the disc runs 12 tracks in length and will arrive through Sub Pop/Royal Mountain on May 25. The album was recorded during the fall/winter of 2016/17 in Vancouver at Thor's Palace & KW Studio.

The album announcement comes alongside a video for the album's second track "MDM," which you can find in the player below.

Of the clip, Hirabayashi said, "something something, on my phone too much, something something, marshall mcluhan, something something, stanley kubrick, something something, the medium is the message, something something, ouch my insides."

Jo Passed have also mapped out a short run of West Coast tour dates in March and April, including a lone Canadian stop at Victoria's Lucky Bar. You can find a complete itinerary following the tracklist below.

Their Prime:

1. Left
2. MDM
3. Glass
4. Undemo
5. Facetook
6. Repair
7. R.I.P.
8. Millennial Trash Blues
9. You, Prime
10. Sold
11. Another Nowhere
12. Places Please

Tour dates:

03/16 Bozeman, MT - Labor Temple*
03/18 Denver, CO - Lost Lake Lounge*
03/19 Salt Lake City, UT - Kilby Court*
03/21 Boise, ID - Treefort Music Festival
03/22 Seattle, WA - Barboza*
03/24 Portland, OR - Crush House *
04/14 Victoria, BC - Lucky Bar

* with Dick Stusso

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