Wednesday, April 04, 2007
tastes like gold



Honestly, they had me at "comes in a robot."

Hot Loins posthumous tape release is out now on Thankless. As you can see, the 6-track cassette comes with some rather elaborate packaging. Aurally, it's the same brand of noisy, claustrophobic sounding no-wave that the guys played around town for the last two years. I'd give you more, but I've only listened to it once. And I would've waited to give a "proper" review, but if you want one of these, you might want to jump on it soon; it's strictly limited to 50 copies.

They're at Zulu for $14.98, available by mail-order for $17 (because of the shipping), or you can grab one directly from Bil (from Thankless) at Fake Jazz Wednesdays (which happens every Wed at the Cobalt - but hopefully you knew that already).



In other DIY-limited-edition-releases-you-may-want-news, the final two (at least for the time being) CD-Rs from 1777 Rex are now available. The "Special Times" EP by Anemones and the long shelved, and newly remastered, Ex-Dead Teenager LP are now on the shelves at Zulu.

Speaking of robots, the Robot Ate Me is at the Lamplighter this Sunday (the 8th) with Run Chico Run and International Falls.

The Lamp also has a podcast now. You can check it out right here

Half Alive needs a new home! Smiley O'Neal's, which served as home for the night for a grand total of one evening, gave them the boot because of "excessive noise." Did the bar expect ballroom dancing and polite applause or something? If you've got the hook up on a suitable venue that can last until July, drop the guys a line via their website.

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1 Comments:

hold up, hold up!
they have noise at half alive now?
you mean the poetry readings are a thing of the past? shocking.

-kat

By Blogger Katya, at 10:01 PM  

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