Considering that we’re already four days into October and we’ve already seen a pair of new releases made available, it’s probably best if we get down to brass tacks, am I right? Word.
First, let’s just say that it’s going to be tough for any month to live up to September’s impressive run; if not in quality than certainly in quantity where we saw well over a dozen records local records — many of them good, a couple of them great — make themselves available for your listening pleasure. As for September’s most overlooked record? Oddly, that distinction belongs to Latest Disgrace’s own Evan Andree, whose hypnotic mix of buzzing electro-pop and atmospheric indie rock makes his four-song Flags EP well worth checking out. You can download the entire EP for free from his site.
Looking forward into October, the party has already gotten started with three-song EPs already available from the Electric Nature (haven’t heard it yet) and indie rockers, Cassandras (highly recommended). It doesn’t appear to be an especially busy month considering three of the records featured here come courtesy of experimental noisemaker Marax, but there’s a lot of promise with debut releases from Turf War and post-rock outfit Capillaries lurking on the horizon. And let’s not forget that Lyonnais’ excellent debut, Want For Wish For Nowhere, will finally get the formal treatment courtesy of Hoss Records.
As always, if anything new turns up, I’ll do my best to post it here, so check back periodically for updates. In the meantime, that new Cassandras EP is calling your name. Go out there and get it.
The Electric Nature – Drugs in Space
Release Date: October 1
Drugs in Space tracklist:
01. Super Space Disco Party
02. Return to Cloud Mountain
Photo by Jeff Shipman
Cassandras – Hari Pari Mandala Gosthi
Release Date: October 3
Hari Pari Mandala Gosthi tracklist:
01. Far From the Best
02. Rise Up
The Subliminator – Death Singing
Release Date: October 7
Label: Scared Records
Death Singing tracklist:
01. Death Singing
The Subliminator will celebrate the release of the Death Singing EP on Friday, October 7th at the Drunken Unicorn. Supporting him will be Tree Creature and Duet for Theremin & Lap Steel. Doors open at 9pm. $5 gets you in.
Marax – Death Rattles Housewife (Rare & Unreleased Vol. 1)
Release Date: October 15
Label: Muchausen Sound 22
Experimental noisemaker Marax unveils a trio of new releases this month. Death Rattles Housewife Vol. 1 will be available as a limited-edition CDr.
Death Rattles Housewife (Rare & Unreleased Vol. 1) tracklist:
01. Self Extinction
02. Bloated Hands & Telephone Wire
03. Forgotten Trophy
04. Goodbye Christine
06. Merrick (live)
Turf War – Years of Living Dangerously
Release Date: October 18
Label: Old Flame Records
Rowdy rockers Turf War will release their debut full-length, Years of Living Dangerously, via Brooklyn-based Old Flame Records. It will be available on CD and through most digital outlets.
Years of Living Dangerously tracklist:
01. For the Last Time
02. Cheers to The Years
03. Where I Belong
04. A Little Harder This Time
06. Friends & Co.
07. Back Home
09. Stay Runnin
10. Pick Up the Pieces
11. 100 Years
Turf War will celebrate the release of Years of Living Dangerously this Saturday, October 8th at 529. Playing in support will be Useless Eaters and Wymyns Prysyn. Doors open at 9pm. $5 gets you in.
Marax – Death Rattles Housewife (Rare & Unreleased Vol. 2)
Release Date: October 22
Label: Muchausen Sound 22
Experimental noisemaker Marax unveils a trio of new releases this month. Death Rattles Housewife Vol. 2 will be available as a limited-edition CDr.
Death Rattles Housewife (Rare & Unreleased Vol. 2) tracklist:
01. Positional Asphyxia
02. Trauma Test Pattern II
03. Electrocuted Foetus
04. Failed Resuscitation Through A Stoma
05. Church Picnic
Lyonnais – Want For Wish For Nowhere
Release Date: October 25
Label: Hoss Records
The debut full-length from experimental art-rockers Lyonnais will be released via the Brooklyn-based imprint, Hoss Records. It will be available on vinyl, CD and through most digital outlets.
Want For Wish For Nowhere tracklist:
01. Transitive Properties of Youth
02. The Fatalist
03. A Sign From On High
04. Modern Calvary
05. Repeat Sunset
06. Dusted at Mount Sinai
Capillaries – Into the History of Light
Release Date: TBA
Details for the debut release from post-rockers Capillaries have yet to be finalized, so the tracklist and the cover art is subject to change. The six-song effort will be available on CD and through most digital outlets.
Into the History of Light tracklist:
01. The History of Light
02. Time Will Wait
03. Metals of Calisto
05. The Summit
06. Extraction Point