Watsky got gutsy on his new record, COMPLAINT as he challenges his signature approach to his music. Despite this, he still gives fans another installment of what they’ve come to know and love–deep emo-tinged introspection along with a healthy dose of sarcastic humor.

However, Watsky’s style may have been quite difference had Pauly Shore never seen him in the buff.

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In this APTV exclusive, Watsky gushes his desire to collaborate proper with twenty one pilots following his 2016 matchup with Josh Dun on “Midnight Heart.” He also talks about playing Poe and Shakespeare in “Epic Rap Battles Of History” and recalls the best worst advice he’s ever received.

Watsky will be touring for his new album COMPLAINT. VIP and presale are available with the code “complaint.” Tickets are live now at Watsky’s website.

Dates:
01/31 – Nashville, TN @ The Cowan
02/01 – Red Rocks, CO @ Red Rocks (with Atmosphere, De La Soul, Living Legends)
02/09 – Anchorage, AK @ Willawaw
02/15 – Madison, WI @ Majestic Theatre
02/16 – Lincoln, NE @ Bourbon Theatre
02/17 – Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue
02/19 – Cincinnati, OH @ Bogarts
02/20 – St. Louis, MO @ Ready Room
02/22 – Toronto, ON @ Danforth Music Hall
02/23 – Syracuse, NY @ Westcott Theatre
02/25 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Mr. Smalls
02/26 – Baltimore, MD @ Rams Head Live
02/27 – Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer
02/28 – Worcester, MA @ Palladium
03/01 – New York, NY @ PlayStation Theater
03/02 – Norfolk, VA @ Norva
03/04 – Carrboro, NC @ Cat’s Cradle
03/05 – Columbia, SC @ New Brookland Tavern
03/06 – Tampa, FL @ Orpheum
03/09 – San Antonio, TX @ Paper Tiger
03/10 – Oklahoma City, OK @ Tower Theatre
03/12 – Santa Fe, NM @ Meow Wolf
03/14 – Boise, ID @ Knitting Factory
03/15 – Salt Lake City, UT @ The Depot
03/16 – Phoenix, AZ @ Pressroom
03/17 – San Diego, CA @ House of Blues
03/21 – San Luis, Obispo, CA @ SLO Brew
03/22 – San Francisco, CA @ Warfield
03/23 – Los Angeles, CA @ Fonda Theatre

Need more Watsky in your life? Check out his edition of My First Time where he gives a sneak preview of his highly anticipated new record, COMPLAINT. He also explains why his ultimate goal in music is to be authentic to himself and give his fans music to listen to in the car. Watsky also reminisces his first kiss, being cut from the freshman basketball team and waxes poetic about 50 Cent.