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Tooth & Nail Signs Swimming With Dolphins

June 22 2010, 2:17 PM EDT By Chris Harris

Calling all Owl City fans! Austin Tofte, who has collaborated with Owl City mastermind Adam Young, is about to make waves with his new band,Swimming With Dolphins. The group has inked a deal with Seattle's Tooth & Nail Records, and plan to track their debut this summer -- with Young rumored to be producing the effort.

The Minneapolis-based band specialize in electronica-imbued pop, and have a number of songs streaming online on Myspace. This summer, the group will tour with Rookie of the Year and For the Foxes.

"I'm more than excited to announce Tooth & Nail as the home of Swimming With Dolphins," Tofte says in a press release. "I grew up inspired by so many T&N artists. It's a great honor now to be a part of this family."

Swimming With Dolphins, who have toured with Lydia, We Are the In Crowd, and Places and Numbers, independently released 2008's Ambient Blue EP which helped the group slowly build up its fanbase.