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The Ride

by Whips

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    Pressed on audiophile Black vinyl (limited to 200). Housed in a chic black inner sleeve with a full color jacket.

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The Ride 03:40
Goldmine 04:03
Pest Control 03:24
Testify 04:38
Dominate 06:21
Medium 03:40
Come On 02:49
Ms. Terry 03:42


Whips is a Milwaukee-based indie rock quartet, formed in late 2012. Comprised from both former and current members of Red Knife Lottery, Space Raft, Hot Coffin, The Academy Is, & Call Me Lightning. 

Mastered by Carl Saff (Dinosaur Jr., Braid, Foxing) and engineered by Shane Hochstetler at Howl Street Recording, The Ride draws further on their bold, high-octane rock n' roll, delivering an scorching in-your-face edge, pulled together by Ashley Smith's commanding, captivating Karen O-esque vocals.

From explosive punch-drunk anthems to shimmering starry night ballads, Whips' second full-length showcases their most elaborate and matured songwriting to date.

Strap on your seat-belts, folks. You're in for one hell of a ride.


released April 7, 2017


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