Look Mexico (Tallahassee, F.L.) hits the road today for a month-long tour of the U.S.

The band’s newly converted veggie oil-powered bus will take them westward for a week of shows in Texas and Oklahoma with Bear Colony before joining up with Fake Problems and Cobra Skulls for eight days of Left Coast shenanigans. Finally, the boys will conclude their national expedition in the Southeast playing shows with The Winter Sounds.

In early October, Look Mexico will take a short break before heading back out for two additional weeks of touring along the East Coast. Eventually, they’ll end up where all Beartrap bands seem to be ending up on Halloween weekend: at The Fest in Gainesville, F.L. More info on those dates soon.

The national tour coincides with Lujo Records’ digital release of Gasp Asp, the band’s newest four song EP. You can pick it up from iTunes here.

For a limited time, you can grab a free mp3 from Gasp Asp. Check out the first track, “You’re Not Afraid Of The Dark Are You?” here.

Earlier this year, Lujo released The Crucial Collection and is also responsible for unleashing Look Mexico’s awesome debut full-length, This Is Animal Music, upon the world in 2007.

Gasp Asp will be receiving the vinyl treatment very soon as well; a three song seven inch version of the EP will be available in early October. Stay tuned for a pre-order news, as well an announcement regarding the stupid label responsible for this inevitable plastic disaster…

As always, I suggest you catch one of these shows if possible. Look Mexico never fail to excite and entertain. And if you’re lucky, you might get spit on. Just kidding (sort of).

SEP 12 – Reno, NV @ Tonic Lounge w/ Fake Problems, Cobra Skulls
SEP 14 – San Francisco, CA @ Thee Parkside w/ Fake Problems, Cobra Skulls
SEP 16 – Mountain View, CA @ Red Rock Coffee w/ Fake Problems, Cobra Skulls
SEP 18 – Pomona, CA @ The Glasshouse Record Store w/ Fake Problems, Cobra Skulls
SEP 19 – Riverside, CA @ Back To The Grind w/ Fake Problems, Cobra Skulls
SEP 20 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Echo w/ Fake Problems, Cobra Skulls
SEP 21 – San Diego, CA @ O’Connells w/ Fake Problems, Cobra Skulls, Frank Turner
SEP 22 – Scottsdale, AZ @ Chyro Arts w/ Teejay Sundance
SEP 26 – Cincinnati, OH @ Midpoint Festival w/ The Dark Romantics, Pomegranates, Mouse Fire
SEP 27 – Dayton, OH @ The Oregon Express w/ The Winter Sounds
SEP 28 – Louisville, KY @ Skull Alley w/ The Winter Sounds
SEP 29 – Nashville, TN @ Springwater w/ The Winter Sounds
OCT 03 – Greenville, SC @ Mellow Mushroom w/ The Winter Sounds, The Dirty Eighties
OCT 16 – Auburndale, FL @ Bloodhound Bash
OCT 17 – Asheville, NC @ New French Bar w/ The Dark Romantics
OCT 26 – Virginia Beach, VA @ The Jewish Mother w/ Fake Problems
OCT 28 – Columbia, SC @ New Brookland Tavern w/ Fake Problems
OCT 31 – NOV 02 – Gainesville, FL @ The Fest

– One of the most promising, talented and musically honest bands we’ve discovered in a long while. – Alternative Press
– Like with clear spring days, you can’t help but be transported to a happy place with Look Mexico on repeat. – Spin.com
– Obvious talent and a reputation for fantastic live shows could earn them a spot on the indie-rock A-list. – Stereo Subversion
– Hotter than jalapenos soaked in Tobasco, you should discover Look Mexico. – Big Cheese
– Unique, totally enjoyable and, sometimes, downright addicting. – Punknews.org
– I threw my drink in their face and pooped on their tour bus. – Buzzgrinder

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