Equal Vision Records recording artist The Dear & Departed released a new video for their single “Matter of Time” today. The track can be found on their standout EP, Chapters. The single is their last off of Chapters as they are about to hit the studio to work on a new album due out in 2011.
For those of you who are unfamiliar with The Dear & Departed, they are an Orange County based band founded by Dan Smith, who is not only their lead singer but also a tattoo artist. Fans of L.A. Ink may recognize Smith as he is a cast member. The band first made national news when they were first signed to Science Records and were recognized by Alt Press in their “AP Recommends” feature in 2007. Recently, the band has toured with music heavyweights Cursive, Alkaline Trio and AFI. Watch their new music video for “Matter of Time” here and get to know The Dear & Departed.