Ash Grunwald Announces National Tour, Shares New Single ‘Second Guess’

Homegrown troubadour Ash Grunwald has announced a massive 28-date national tour in support of his forthcoming album Now, and has shared the latest single from the record, Second Guess.

Grunwald’s Now national album tour will kick off in September, and will include metropolitan, rural and festival shows right through until mid-November. Catch the full list of dates, below.

Taken from Now, the groovy Second Guess pairs tight percussion with a synth bass line. Stream the track in full, below.

Now will be Grunwald’s eighth studio album. Produced by Nick Didia, who has worked with the likes of Pearl Jam and Bruce Springsteen, the album takes a more experimental approach, with Grunwald calling it “modern psychedelic, sci-fi, swamp rock, blues album, if there is such a thing”.

Grunwald says he approached the album like a classic power trio would. “I wanted to go in there with a traditional power trio like Hendrix but use a synth player instead of a bass, Ian Peres brought that and a whole lot more playing a fair bit of rock organ in there which is something that he honed whilst playing in Wolfmother.

“Nick [Didia’s] approach was to basically coach the band into doing the best possible performances as he pulled the sound he was chasing in real time. The aim was for the end product to be as close as possible to e what we were delivering live in the studio.”

Now has been made possible thanks to a crowdfunding campaign on Pledge Music, which will continue to run until the record is released on 25th September. Until then, catch full details of Grunwald’s upcoming tour, below.

Listen: Ash Grunwald – Second Guess

Ash Grunwald Now National Album Tour

Thursday, 10th September 2015

Rosemount Hotel, Perth

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Friday, 11th September 2015

Divers Tavern, Broome

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Saturday, 12th September 2015

The Indi Bar, Scarborough

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Sunday, 13th September 2015

Mojos Bar, Fremantle

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Thursday, 24th September 2015

The Grand, Mornington

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Friday, 25th September 2015

The Corner, Melbourne

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Saturday, 26th September 2015

Torquay Hotel, Torquay

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Thursday, 1st October 2015

Wickham, Newcastle

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Friday, 2nd October 2015

Yours and Owls Festival, Wollongong

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Saturday, 3rd October 2015

Caloundra Music Festival, Caloundra

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Thursday, 8th October 2015

Rolling Stone Live Lodge, Newtown Social, Newton

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Friday, 9th October 2015

Entrance Leagues, Bateau Bay

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Saturday, 10th October 2015

Gearins Hotel, Katoomba

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Friday, 16th October 2015

Triffid, Brisbane

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Saturday, 17th October 2015

Hotel Metropole, Ipswich

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Sunday, 18th October 2015

Miami Marketta, Gold Coast

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Wednesday, 21st October 2015

Sugarland Tavern, Bunderberg

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Thursday, 22nd October 2015

Flamingos on Quay, Rockhampton

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Friday, 23rd October 2015

Magnums Hotel, Airlie Beach

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Saturday, 24th October 2015

Dalrymple Hotel, Townsville

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Sunday, 25th October 2015

The Jack, Cairns

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Saturday, 31st October 2015

Wangaratta Jazz Festival, Wangaratta

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Wednesday, 4th November 2015

Fresh On Charles, Launceston

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Thursday, 5th November 2015

Tapas Bar, Devonport

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Friday, 6th November 2015

Republic Bar, Hobart

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Saturday, 7th November 2015

The Gov, Adelaide

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Friday, 13th November 2015

Blues At Bridgetown Festival, Bridgetown

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Saturday, 14th November 2015

The Boston Brewery, Denmark

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