All the Nations Airports, the band did not compromise its efforts to push itself in new directions. Archers of Loaf delivered an album that included the straightforward indie-rock songs that had made them famous, interspersed with instrumental tracks, layered tape loops, and even a solo piano song. In Stephen Thompson's liner notes for the Airports reissue, he says, "It's music that exists because it must, with all the bile, beauty, and bluster of youth and all the disaffected paranoia of a perpetually worried mind. The album might not have fulfilled Archers of Loaf's commercial potential at the time, but that makes a... + INFO
On August 20, Fire will reissue ll the Nations Airports' and hite Trash Heroes', the final two albums from Archers of Loaf. Both albums have been remastered by Bob Weston and feature re-imagined cover art, new liner notes and copious bonus material. Each album will be available on double-CD and gatefold coloured vinyl Archers of Loaf almost called it quits after All the Nations Airports due to the strain of touring and the rut of the album cycle (i.e., make record, make video, do interviews, tour, tour, tour; repeat) but decided they would make one more album and see how they felt after that process. They again enlist... + INFO
Fire re-issue Bardo Pond's eponymous eighth studio album from 2010, their debut for Fire from way back when. A lysergic brain wrestler in which the Pennsylvanian drone outfit perfect their modal sound.
LP comes with insert and is black vinyl 140gm LP.Delving deep in to their subconscious to bring it to the conscious, the band again dazzle us with their gift for heavy riffs laced with soaring vocals and swathes of sound. As Michael Gibbons from Bardo Pond says: "We wanted to make an album that held true to the single vinyl format LP, and have that be as potent a listening experience as possible. A Less is more statement in essence... The basic tracks were recorded live as a full band here in our studio the "Lemur House", and subsequently tracked here as well giving a live quality to the tunes." More information on Ba... + INFO
Return/ing with a career defining album, nder The Pines' sees them delve into the subconscious with their transcending cosmic post/rock. Over 41 minutes The Pond's fermentation, their languid throb and tex/tured groove *flute, violin, Isobel Sollenberger's haunting vocals( sounds like cathartic dream pop wrapped in a delicately constructed barbwire shroud. "Playing fuzzed out stuff of stoner dreams since the mid 0s," *thanks Pitch/fork( and beyond the mentions of free jazz, the avant garde, Sun Ra and The Book Of The Dead, Bardo Pond's remarkable ca/reer and exemplary output has seen them gain fans from all corners of... + INFO