Mick Bassett & The Marthas, one of our fave local bands, are releasing a new four-song EP, Laugh Like You Want It, this week. The release party is this Thursday, May 13th, at the Loving Touch in Ferndale.

But if you don't want to wait until Thursday, you can download all four of the new tracks (albeit with a warning that these aren't yet the final finished masters) -- "Newspaper Eyelids," "Senators Guild," "Got Me Wrong" and "Black Party Girl" -- by clicking here.

Mr. Bassett


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