Being as an Ocean recently signed to Equal Vision Records, and, as they gear up to release their as-yet-unnamed new album through the label, today they dropped a new music video for the first single, “Dissolve.” The song was produced by Matt McClellan at Glow in the Dark Studios in Atlanta, GA. (Equal Vision wrote HM to say the single is not necessarily on the new album, though writing for the album is definitely happening.)

The upcoming album will be the band’s fourth full length, following up last year’s self-titled album, which hit No. 25 of the Billboard U.S. Rock Chart. The band also recently added Sleepwave’s live drummer, Jesse Shelley, to the band as their full-time drummer.

Frontman Joel Quartuccio spoke about the new single via press release.

“‘Dissolve’ has been about three to four months in the making, being written over one of our longest timelines, and we think it is one of our best yet. We, simply, have never had the time to make something this special before, and I think it really shows. Working with Matt McClellan, now for the third time, was a breeze. … Recording with him is always such a smooth and enjoyable experience, and I think that shines through, as well. It really aides the whole process, and I know it just wouldn’t be the same going to anyone else.”

The band set out on a national tour supporting Silverstein through March, before embarking on a headlining tour with ’68, Capsize and Listener.

  • Feb 25 – Quebec City, Canada @ Le Cercle
  • Feb 26 – Ottawa, Canada @ Bronson Centre
  • Feb 27 – Montreal, Canada @ Le National
  • Feb 29 – Milwaukee, WI @ The Rave II
  • Mar 01 – Minneapolis, MN @ Mill City Nights
  • Mar 02 – Winnipeg, Canada @ Garrick Centre
  • Mar 03 – Saskatoon, Canada @ O’Brian’s Event Centre
  • Mar 04 – Edmonton, Canada @ Union Hall
  • Mar 05 – Calgary, Canada @ Marquee
  • Mar 08 – Vancouver, Canada @ Imperial
  • Mar 09 – Seattle, WA @ El Corazon
  • Mar 10 – Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theatre
  • Mar 11 – Sacramento, CA @ Ace of Spades
  • Mar 12 – Los Angeles, CA @ Fonda Theatre
  • Mar 13 – Las Vegas, NV @ Vinyl at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
  • Mar 15 – Tucson, AZ @ The Rialto Theatre
  • Mar 16 – Albuquerque, NM @ Sunshine Theater
  • Mar 17 – El Paso, TX @ Tricky Falls
  • Mar 18 – Lubbock, TX @ Jake’s Sports Cafe
  • Mar 19 – Tulsa, OK @ Cain’s Ballroom
  • Mar 20 – Grand Prairie, TX @ So What?! Festival
  • Mar 22 – Columbus, OH @ Newport Music Hall
  • Mar 23 – Washington, DC @ Howard Theatre
  • Mar 24 – Boston, MA @ Paradise Rock Club
  • Mar 25 – Brooklyn, NY @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
  • Mar 26 – Lancaster, PA @ Chameleon Club
  • Mar 28 – Clifton Park, NY @ Upstate Concert Hall
  • Mar 29 – Syracuse, NY @ The Lost Horizon
  • Mar 30 – Indianapolis, IN @ Deluxe at Old National Centre
  • Mar 31 – Grand Rapids, MI @ The Intersection
  • Apr 01 – Barrie, Canada @ Roxy Theatre
  • Apr 02 – Waterloo, Canada @ Maxwell’s

Being as an Ocean Headlining Tour

Headlining Tour with ’68, Capsize, Listener, Movements

  • Apr 03 – Pontiac, MI @ Crofoot – Pike Room
  • Apr 04 – Chicago, IL @ Beat Kitchen
  • Apr 05 – Cleveland, OH @ Mahall’s
  • Apr 06 – Philadelphia, PA @ Voltage Lounge
  • Apr 07 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Altar Bar
  • Apr 08 – Richmond, VA @ The Canal Club
  • Apr 10 – Greensboro, NC @ Arizona Pete’s
  • Apr 11 – Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade
  • Apr 12 – Nashville, TN @ Rocketown
  • Apr 14 – Columbia, SC @ New Brookland Tavern
  • Apr 15 – Orlando, FL @ Backbooth
  • Apr 16 – Lake Park, FL @ Kelsey Theatre
  • Apr 17 – St Petersburg, FL @ Local 662
  • Apr 19 – Houston, TX @ Warehouse Live
  • Apr 20 – San Antonio, TX @ Korova
  • Apr 21 – El Paso, TX @ Tricky Falls
  • Apr 22 – Mesa, AZ @ Undeground
  • Apr 23 – Los Angeles, CA @ White Oak Music Hall
  • Apr 24 – Anaheim, CA @ Chain Reaction