The Middle Coast ‘The Making Of: The Middle Coast’ (album stream)

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The Middle Coast delivered a video for “Paycheck” back in the fall, and now the Manitoba trio are ready to unveil their complete debut album — and Exclaim! is giving you an exclusive advance listen.
 
The Making Of: The Middle Coast is the culmination years hard work and friendship. The bandmates have been playing together since they were 16 years old, but despite a few attempts at recording, the group “never really came up with something that totally settled for us.”
 
With The Making Of, the three-piece have created a mix pop, indie rock and yacht rock tunes that they’re “really proud ” and fully intend to “tour it until everyone hates it.”
 
Aside from the previously shared “Paycheck,” which was recorded with Howard Redekopp and Murray Pulver, the Middle Coast self-produced and engineered the album, which is set to be self-released on April 14.

Before it’s ficially out, though, you can give it a listen from start to finish in the player below — just scroll past the band’s upcoming tour dates and hit play.
 
Tour dates:
 
04/20 Saskatoon, SK – Vangellis
04/21 Edmonton, AB – The Needle
04/25-26 Invermere, BC – Fairmont Hot Springs Resort
04/27 Kelowna, BC – Fernandos
04/28 Vancouver, BC – The Fox
04/29 Chilliwack, BC – Triple Play Pub
05/06-07 Banff, AB – Sunshine Village Ski Hill
05/02 Nelson, BC – The Royal
05/03 Kamloops, BC – The Bassment
05/04 Revelstoke, BC – The Last Drop
05/05 Olds, AB – Tracks Pub
05/12 Winnipeg, MB – Handsome Daughter
05/16 Toronto, ON – Horseshoe Tavern
05/19 Toronto, ON – Dakota Tavern
05/26 Regina, SK – Regina Cathedral Village Arts Festival