Com Truise Releases First Album in Six Years, Tour with Stop at the Mezzanine in San Francisco

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Seth Haley, also known as Com Truise (a spooneurism of Tom Cruise) is heading out on a 40-date tour with Warp stalwart Clark. He’ll be stopping by the Mezzanine in San Francisco on May 9, for a night filled with pounding drums and 80s Miami-Vice inspired dreamy synths. The LA-based producer will be promoting his latest album, “Iteration,” his first full-length in six years.

About the album Truise had this to say: “I try hard not to write from my personal life, but it’s inevitably going to seep into the music,” Truise explains. “It’s basically like I’m scoring this film in my head, but that film I’m scoring is also somehow my life.”

It was at a time full of uncertainty and transition after making a move from the East Coast native to Los Angeles that inspiration struck for Cruise. After a year and a half of living in California, Cruise finally found new excitement in his work. He said in a press release that, “I put more air, more breathing room in the music, —that was the big change. And once that clicked, the album quickly materialized.“

Com Truise is playing the Mezanine on Tuesday, May 9
21+ with Roland Tings

Photo credit: effixx

Track Listing

01. …Of Your Fake Dimension
02. Ephemeron
03. Dryswch
04. Isostasy
05. Memory
06. Propagation
07. Vacuume
08. Ternary
09. Usurper
10. Syrthio
11. When Will You Find The Limit…
12. Iteration

North American Tour Dates with Clark

05.01 Santa Ana, CA @ Constellation Room @ The Observatory
05.01 Santa Cruz CA @ The Catalyst Atrium
05.04 Portland OR @ Holocene
05.05 Vancouver BC @ Imperial
05.06 Seattle WA @ Neumos
05.07 Eugene OR @ Wow Hall
05.09 San Francisco CA @ Mezzanine
05.10 Santa Barbara CA @ Soho Music Club
05.11 Los Angeles CA @ The Regent Theater
05.12 San Diego CA @ The Belly Up
05.13 Santa Fe NM @ Meow Wolf
05.14 Denver CO @ Bluebird Theater
05.16 St Louis MO @ Firebird
05.17 Nashville TN @ Exit In
05.19 Washington DC @ U Street Music Hall
05.20 Boston MA @ Together Music & Arts Festival
05.21 Hamden CT @ The Ballroom
05.23 Baltimore MD @ Ottobar
05.24 Philadelphia PA @ Coda
05.25 Brooklyn NY @ Warsaw
05.26 Montreal QC @ Theatre Fairmont
05.27 Toronto ON @ Velvet Underground
05.28 Detroit MI @ The Shelter
05.30 Cleveland OH @ Rex Theater
06.01 Indianapolis IN @ The Hi-Fi
06.02 Cleveland OH @ Grog Shop
06.03 Chicago IL @ Concord Music Hall
06.04 Minneapolis MN @ Fine Line Music Cafe
06.05 Omaha NE @ Slowdown
06.06 Kansas City, MO @ Record Bar
06.07 Dallas TX @ Trees
06.08 Houston TX @ White Oak Music Hall
06.09 Austin, TX @ The Mohawk
06.10 Mexico City, Mx @ Sala Corona

An avid drummer whose discography includes albums on Digital Nations (a Steve Vai imprint), music critic Louis Raphael has always kept a pulse on the San Francisco music scene. After many years as the San Francisco Music Examiner for and, he decided to start Music in SF® as a way to showcase what the San Francisco music scene really has to offer.

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