Follow @hearwax Achenar – Super Death Explosion Kittens Achenar immediately bring the experimental noise of Hella to mind; their blend of spastic drumming, noisy electronics and sparse vocal stylings is reminiscent of an early, less-refined Zach Hill-driven group. So yes, Super Death Explosion Kittens sounds exactly like the title suggests. Don’t expect any rest from its insanity – [...]
Follow @hearwax Shortly after unveiling that they will be releasing a four-track EP next week, Circle Takes the Square have released “Way of Ever-Branching Paths” from that upcoming Rites of Initiation EP. You can listen to it on NPR. The band’s first full-length since 2003′s As the Roots Undo, entitled Decompositions Volume 1, is due out in November.
Follow @hearwax Toronto’s own The Weeknd has blown up in the last few months, following the release of his House of Balloons mixtape in March. He has now followed it up with Thursday, which he just released. The nine tracks on the tape clock in right around 50 minutes. Get it here.
Follow @hearwax While their last record seemed to take an eternity to come out, Junius are set to release their next record, Reports from the Threshold of Death, on October 25th through Prosthetic Records. Sweet. Thematically, the record continues right where The Martyrdom of a Catastrophist left off. Cool tidbit: Reports was the first album recorded at Will Benoit‘s Radar [...]
Follow @hearwax Finally - Circle Takes the Square‘s long-awaited Decompositions: Volume 1 has a release date. Due out through the band’s Gatepost Recordings, Decompositions will be released in November (okay…not a total release date, but close enough). The bigger/better news is that CTTS is releasing Rites of Initiation, the first chapter from Decompositions, as a Digital EP on [...]