No Tide – Meridian

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With their latest effort, Meridian, No Tide once again show that they have the potential to take their act well beyond the borders of The Good Life. The first track of the quick 5 song EP, Forward Eyes , starts with an excellent drum solo that leads right into some excellent pop-punk cues. Next in line is Dragger , a song that digs a little deeper into No Tide s punk roots. Don t be embarrassed if you are caught bobbing your head to this one. The third song into the EP, Wasting Space , keeps pace with the song before in showcasing their punk elements. It s a solid number that does it s job of keeping up the pace of the album while adding a little variety. Arguably the best song on the EP is Crook , starting off with their boldest line, a declaration of no bullsh*t: I m a f*cking crook, I stole from you. Those things I took you can t undo. You won t get back. Rounding out the EP is Sink to the Bottom , a little ballad to moving on from a relationship. Maybe a sign that No Tide is growing to big for the confines of Lincoln?

Forward Eyes
Dragger
Wasting Space
Crook
Sink To The Bottom

Started in 2011, these Lincolnites have built up a fairly respectable fan base. In February of 2012, they released I Hope I Don t Get Left Outside which showed that these guys have the chops to become a well respected pop-punk band.
Jay Maas of Defeater produced their EP “Meridian” to release 5.29.13 via Engineer Records, mixed their EP “I Hope I Don’t Get Left Outside” released on Anchor 84 Records.
They have shared the stage with Such Gold, Real Friends, Citizen, Turnover, Handguns, Major League, Maker, State Champs, Daytrader, Mixtapes, A Loss For Words, Koji.
Have completed 1 east coast tour, 2 Midwest tours, and 1 southwest tour – with west and east coast tour dates to follow summer 2013
Alternative Press streamed their acoustic cover of Saves The Day’s “At Your Funeral” from their acoustic EP released December 2012.

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