Onségen Ensemble Post Video for Title-Track of New Album Duel

Posted in Bootleg Theater on May 10th, 2018 by JJ Koczan

Onsegen Ensemble

I don’t have an excuse for missing out on Onségen Ensemble‘s early 2016 debut release, Awalaï. I’m sure you heard it, because you’re on your stuff like that. The album was released by Pink Tank Records, who are a label I hear from regularly, and the Finnish psychedelic collective’s work is so much right up my alley that I’m a little sad no one tipped me off between then and now and said, “Uh hey dude you should probably check his stuff out,” because god damn, I wish I had. It’s the kind of thing I might end up closing out a week with just so I can talk about it. Friday Full-Length, and all that.

Anyway, the better news — though I’m not sure finding out about an awesome band counts as “bad news,” even when one factors in the punk rock guilt of not getting in on the ground floor — is that Onségen Ensemble have a second record, titled Duel, coming out this summer. Based in the psychedelic hotbed of Oulu, the band’s own Esa Juujärvi brought the work to my attention by sending the link to the video for the title-track, and maybe it was the resonance of the juxtaposition in the lyrics “We are all in this together/Burn, burn the world” that hit me so hard, or maybe it was just the spaciousness of the whole thing, or the chill of the video, but yeah, if it wasn’t so soothing, I’d say it hit me like a ton of bricks.

So I’m posting the video as advance notice of the album. It’s been out for a few days already, but screw it. I don’t think Onségen Ensemble have a set release date for Duel, but when I hear of one I’ll get it posted accordingly. Now that I have my head out of my ass on the matter (and only on this matter, rest assured), I’ll try not to let any news/updates slip by. Fingers crossed it’s out sooner than later.

Dig the video below, and please enjoy:

Onségen Ensemble, “Duel” official video

DUEL – the second album by Onségen Ensemble out this summer. Check out the title song now!

Onségen Ensemble is a group of musicians from northern Finland. This periodically active ensemble continues Onségen’s musical legacy with a new album which will be released in the summer of 2018. The album contains a multilevel and experimental fusion of postrock, jazz and stoner, mixed with touches of cinematic and flamboyant overtones.

Onségen Ensemble – Duel
1. Think Neither Good Nor Evil
2. Duel
3. Dogma MMXVIII
4. Zodiacal Lights of Onségen
5. Three Calls of the Emperor’s Teacher

Onségen Ensemble is:
Juggis Aalto, Heikki Häkkilä, Esa Juujärvi, Merja Järvelin, Sami Lehtiniemi, Samuli Lindberg, Joni Mäkelä, Jaakko Tuomivaara, Niina Vahtola and Mikko Vuorela.

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Hudu Akil Announce First-Ever Tour Dates; Debut Album in the Works

Posted in Whathaveyou on May 8th, 2018 by JJ Koczan

First tours? Most bands might start with a weekender, a long weekender, five days, a week, etc. Phoenix, Arizona’s Hudu Akil, who aggro-up a bit a self-aware take on the West Coast fuzz/desert rock model with some screams amid lyrics about getting high, partying, shout outs to 1965 and so on on their 2017 self-titled EP, which itself followed a three-songer released in 2016.

Seems that they’ve finished writing for their debut full-length and they’ll hit the studio upon returning from the tour, so perhaps it’s all for the better that they’ve blown most first-tour expectations out of the water and booked a full three weeks’ worth of shows throughout the end of this month and June and into July. At least they can be sure they’ll have the new material set to go before they actually get to putting it down on tape.

The band send the following down the PR wire:

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In just 4 weeks, we embark on our first tour as a band, covering much of the southern United States throughout a 21-day run. We are all very excited about this tour because it is a culmination of our collective dream thus far!

We have just recently finished writing our follow-up LP which we will begin recording after our tour.

Tour Dates:
5/29 Los Angeles, CA – Five Star Bar
5/30 Slab City, CA – The Range
5/31 Carlsbad, CA – Boar Cross’n
6/1 Yuma, AZ – The Maverick
6/2 Tuscon, AZ – The Loudhouse
6/3 Scottsdale, AZ – Rogue Bar
6/6 El Paso, TX – Rockhouse Bar
6/7 San Antonio, TX – The Mix
6/8 San Marcos, TX – KIVA
6/9 Austin, TX – The Lost Well
6/14 Houston, TX – Satellite Bar
6/15 Florence, TX Camp Festival
6/16 Corpus Christi, TX – Black Monk Tavern
6/21 Lafayette, LA – Freetown
6/22 New Orleans, LA – Twist of Lime
6/24 Jacksonville, AR – Elixir
6/28 Fort Worth, TX – The Rail Club
6/29 Oklahoma City, OK – The Blue Note
6/30 Denver, CO – Bar Bar
7/5 Yuma, AZ – Littlewood Co-op
7/6 Tijuana, MX – Mous Tache

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Hudu Akil, Hudu Akil (2017)

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End of Hope Release First Demo; Live Debut this Week

Posted in Whathaveyou on May 3rd, 2018 by JJ Koczan

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It’s a demo, so that’s what they called it. The recorded-in-Gowanus debut two-songer from Brooklyn four-piece End of Hope, titled, yes, Demo, runs a little over five minutes long and is comprised of two tracks that look to bridge the gap between the tones of Northeastern heavy with the push and attitude of classic New York hardcore. What ties the two sounds together, largely, is a sense of aggression, and both “Guilt Trip” and “Last Night” have that work for them to be sure, as vocalist Davey Gunner shouts over Ken Wohlrob‘s riffing. The second track is shorter, faster and meaner than the first, so it could well be that the band ultimately plays to both styles as they move toward making their first long-player this Fall.

The underlying point, of course, is I’m curious to find out, which means that Demo has done its job thoroughly. You can hear it streaming at the bottom of this post. The band make their live debut in Brooklyn tomorrow. Here’s info:

end of hope demo

End of Hope — featuring members of Kraut, St. Bastard, Reign of Zaius, and Eternal Black — release their first demo and announce a debut show on May 4th, 2018

End of Hope — a new band comprised of members from several well-known New York City acts including Kraut, St. Bastard, Reign of Zaius, and Eternal Black — have released their first demo via their Bandcamp page (endofhope.bandcamp.com). The demo can be streamed or downloaded for free. They will be playing their debut show at Hank’s Saloon in Brooklyn on Friday, May 4th, 2018.

The band consists of Davey Gunner of New York Hardcore legends Kraut and Bowhead on vocals, Dave Richman of the one-man sludge-and-doom project St. Bastard on drums, Davis Schlachter of Brooklyn’s ape-rock purveyors Reign of Zaius on bass, and Ken Wohlrob of Brooklyn doom heavyweights Eternal Black on guitar.

According to vocalist Davey Gunner, End of Hope is “A collaboration of four musicians with many years of experience in the New York City music scene, with marinating musical tastes that produced quick, hard, and heavy results.”

The demo consists of two new songs, “Guilt Trip” and “Last Night.” They were recorded by the band at their rehearsal space in Gowanus with Davis Schlachter handling all production duties. Both combine the band’s approach of melding Motörhead with Black Flag, punk and speed rock played at maximum volume with anthemic choruses. In addition, they already have enough songs written for a full album which they will record in the Fall of 2018.

End of Hope’s debut show will be at Hank’s Saloon in Brooklyn on Friday, May 4th. Joining them on the bill will be Elefant Killer, Eyes of The Living, and Banth. The show will start at 8 P.M.

End of Hope Demo track listing:
1. Guilt Trip
2. Last Night

End of Hope is:
Davey Gunner: Vocals
Dave Richman: Drums
Davis Schlachter: Bass
Ken Wohlrob: Guitars

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End of Hope, Demo (2018)

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Skunk Working on New Album Strange Vibration

Posted in Whathaveyou on May 1st, 2018 by JJ Koczan

Oakland heavy rockers Skunk have announced progress toward a sophomore full-length to be titled Strange Vibration. The ’70s-influenced/modern-sounding dual-guitar five-piece made their debut last year with the hook-laden Doubleblind (review here), which brought together vibes from AC/DC and Black Sabbath for a catchy, straightforward and weighted rock brew. It’s a quick turnaround going into a foll0w-up, but I guess that’s just one more element taken from the heavy ’70s era. Those bands certainly didn’t waste any time banging out one record after the other — of course they had ridiculous contracts whipping them every step of the way, but that’s here or there — so why would Skunk? They’re hunkered down in a little place called Hyde Street StudiosJefferson Airplane recorded there. Kind of a big deal.

Here’s what the PR wire had to say about it:

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SKUNK announces new album in the works!

SKUNK is pleased to announce that they have begun recording their second album, STRANGE VIBRATION, at San Francisco’s legendary Hyde Street Studios. STRANGE VIBRATION will follow their acclaimed debut album, DOUBLEBLIND (2017), which was self-released on cd, and on vinyl from Sweden’s Mothervan Records.

Listeners can expect more of the same on STRANGE VIBRATION: old school riffs, gritty guitar, attention to song structure, and vocals that evoke comparisons to both Ozzy and Bon Scott. Hailing from Oakland California, these retro rockers aren’t looking to break new ground. Instead, they explore and celebrate the sounds and styles that that define early 70s rock, from the legends we all know and love to the obscure bands that have come to light in the internet age.

SKUNK is currently looking for a label to partner with in hopes of releasing STRANGE VIBRATION at the end of 2018 or early 2019.

Skunk is:
John McKelvy: vocals
Dmitri Mavra: Guitar
Erik Pearson: Guitar
Matt Knoth: Bass
Jordan Ruyle: Drums

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Skunk, Doubleblind (2017)

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Morag Tong to Release Last Knell of Om May 18; New Song Streaming

Posted in Whathaveyou on April 13th, 2018 by JJ Koczan

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Through mostly longer-form pieces, London psychedoomic four-piece Morag Tong make their full-length debut with Last Knell of Om on May 18. Though they’re almost certainly aware of them, the title doesn’t seem to actually be a reference to the band Om, whose last knell has hopefully not been heard, and perhaps refers more to the end of a meditative state, something springing to action, say, as a band might on their first album.

But that’s me, and I almost always assume titles are self-referential on the part of the band in question, when they almost never are. So it goes. More importantly, Morag Tong have a new song streaming from Last Knell of Om called “We Answer” and it’s eight minutes of riffy murk that’s a lot of fun to get all turned around within. You can have at it at the bottom of this post.

And hey, while you’re there, why not check out some info from the PR wire, eh? Here it is:

morag tong the last knell of om

Psychedelic doom newcomers MORAG TONG announce debut LP ‘Last Knell of Om’ (May 18)

Psychedelic doom has a new voice in newcomers MORAG TONG, who are proud to announce their debut LP Last Knell of Om, to be released May 18.

To coincide with the news, the band have streamed lead track ‘We Answer’.

Unquestionably odd and instantly lovable, Last Knell of Om is ostensibly a stoner doom album but at heart an anti-doom record, the sounds of the genre taken to the nth degree. Slow, expansive, spacious sonorities meet a shared passion for musical experimentalism driven by a vocalist-drummer and a wall-of-sound approach.

Recorded in a studio at the top of a hill just south of London, Om contains the very minute traces of pick-up from the chart-topping Capital FM station. Similarly, opening track ‘Transmission’ begins and ends with recordings of birdsong – a link to lead track ‘We Answer’.

Although not strictly a concept album, there is an impressive level of cohesion to Morag Tong’s Last Knell of Om. Heavily DIY, Morag Tong embarked on March tours with Tuskar and Sail, and put on their own mini-festival called The Local Fuzz. The band have played alongside Slabdragger, Mammoth Weed Wizard Bastard, Earthmass, Monolithian, and more.

Watch the band live:
27th Apr – Plymouth, Underground
28th Apr – Tiverton, White Horse Inn
16th May – London, Black Heart [Album Launch w/ Elephant Tree, Wychhound]

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Mane of the Cur, Retreat of the Glaciers: Time Uncovered

Posted in Reviews on April 12th, 2018 by JJ Koczan

Mane of the Cur Retreat of the Glaciers

Somewhere along the line, Portland, Oregon’s Mane of the Cur decided to open their debut full-length, Retreat of the Glaciers, with its eight-minute instrumental title-track. It would be hyperbole to say this made all the difference in the general impression the vinyl-ready eight-song/45-minute record makes, but it certainly goes a long way in establishing a progressive context for even the most straightforward of the material that follows. It was the bold choice, and the right one. “Retreat of the Glaciers” wouldn’t have worked anywhere else, and while its side-B-opening counterpart “9 Lives” — also the longest inclusion at 8:49 — unveils Melynda Marie Amann‘s vocals within its first 30 seconds, the fact that almost 20 percent of the album’s runtime is gone before she arrives on second track “Uncovering Time” gives all the more of a landmark feel to that arrival.

Comprised of Amann, guitarist Shawn Mentzer, bassist Cory DeCaire, keyboardist/cover artist Nate Baisch and drummer Blaine Burnham, Mane of the Cur have roots in the Portland heavy underground going back even beyond the band’s founding in 2012 — their last release was 2015’s Three of Cups EP (review here) — and accordingly, while Retreat of the Glaciers feels like a debut in the potential it shows and some of the turns it makes especially later in its going, the more pervasive sense is that this is an experienced band making conscious decisions about how they want to be perceived in terms of style and songwriting.

The opening title-track — so close at 8:40 to earning those immediate points for also being the longest song — plays a big role in that, and while it’s the kind of dogwhistle that a given listener might not even perceive consciously, more consumed perhaps by the languidly rolling groove, the inclusion of flute (or flute sounds) and the classic rocking, almost pastoral guitar triumph that emerges near the halfway point and carries through to a return of heavier riffing and an eventual keyboard-led finish, the message comes through clearly one way or the other.

Retreat of the Glaciers was recorded and mixed by Eric Leavell at Husk Recording and mastered by Justin Weis at Trakworx Studio, and its presentation is clear but not necessarily unnatural. There are moments, as on “1,000 Years,” when some of the forward-pushing riffing calls to mind fellow Portlanders Young Hunter, but the spirit behind what Mane of the Cur are exploring is different and their sound is their own. Amann, absent entirely from the opener, ends up playing a significant role in standing out the individuality of the band. Her vocals are melodic and soulful, and whether it’s a straightforward verse/chorus rocker like second track “Uncovering Time,” which launches right away into its first lyrics, or “9 Lives,” which reminds of the spaciousness Ancestors brought to their brilliant In Dreams and Time LP, or the harmonies put atop the penultimate “1 Bullet,” which holds forth a more thoroughly doomed progression and pace until its chugging payoff in bridge in the final third, where a solo might otherwise be, she holds a commanding presence within complex material, providing an element to ground the listening experience without sacrificing any of the underlying complexity of the arrangements between the keys and guitar, the guitar and the guitar, the bass and drums, the drums and keys, etc.

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While crisply presented, these intertwinings all come together to form the complete picture Mane of the Cur seem to want to evoke with Retreat of the Glaciers: something classic in style, modern in presentation, and forward-thinking in its construction. That they ultimately reach those individual goals while also creating a full-album flow between the eight individual tracks and two intended vinyl sides is what makes their debut a success. That and the fact that it rocks, anyway. But it also rocks while feeling like a complete idea — which is to say, there doesn’t seem to be a missing element from the listening experience. Perhaps Mane of the Cur have realized the aesthetic that Three of Cups and the preceding Wild Hunt EP were moving toward. If so, Retreat of the Glaciers is all the more a victory for them.

That’s not to say there isn’t still room for growth in their sound, however. It’s been six years since the band got their start and while it took them a while to solidify their lineup, it’s still been three since Three of Cups surfaced. I wouldn’t call Retreat of the Glaciers, even with the accomplishment that is “Reefer Magnus (Lonely Mountain)” or the closing Sabbath-gone-noodling boogie of “White Beard” to its credit, the be-all-end-all of Mane of the Cur‘s potential. Rather, it provides the group a basis from which to expand their sound going forward. Nothing new for debut albums, except perhaps that despite their consistent use of traditional structures, the foundation on which Mane of the Cur have to build feels particularly broad. And I go back again to the decision to open with that instrumental. It’s the kind of brazen, and frankly, brave, thing that most bands toss around in the studio as a joke when they’re putting together the track order and then go with something hookier or more structured.

The signal one gets from Mane of the Cur, both there and across the album as a whole, is that while they definitely have an interest in traditional rock songwriting and structure, they’re not necessarily looking to be limited by them, and that thoughtfulness is what earns them the “progressive” tag in terms of style. It was a while waiting for Retreat of the Glaciers — could’ve been longer; it wasn’t enough time to, say, earn a crappy line about the pace being “glacial” — and I don’t know how long it will be before the band presents a follow-up or what form that might ultimately take, but perhaps the clearest signal they send throughout these eight songs is their desire to step forward creatively, to grow tighter in their dynamic and more sure of who they are as a unit. The key, as for so many progressive heavy rockers, will be staving off and/or finding a balance with self-indulgence, but Mane of the Cur seem to have made an encouraging opening statement in that regard as well.

Mane of the Cur, Retreat of the Glaciers (2018)

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Howling Giant Announce East Coast Tour Dates

Posted in Whathaveyou on April 12th, 2018 by JJ Koczan

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As they prepare to take the stage this August at Psycho Las Vegas, Nashville progressive heavy rockers Howling Giant have announced a round of tour dates for May supporting their 2017 release, Black Hole Space Wizard: Part 2 (review here). What was, of course, a sequel to 2016’s Black Hole Space Wizard: Part 1 (review here) and also followed 2015 self-titled helped the trio further their case for a more expansive sound. Still reveling in the occasional forward groove and off-kilter moment, the songs showed a growing sense of sonic persona that, contrary to what one might expect, did not make the sequel seem weak in comparison to the original.

Will there be a third installment of Black Hole Space Wizard, and if so, when? How the hell should I know. Why don’t you go to one of these gigs and ask the band yourself? Sheesh.

Tour details from the PR wire:

howling giant tour poster

HOWLING GIANT Hit the Road

Nashville riff-psych trio take their DIY sci-fi heaviness on northeast US tour in May, debut new Pink Floyd homage in advance of release alongside Melvins, Pallbearer, ASG, Mark Lanegan.

This May, Howling Giant heads back on tour in support of their latest self-released record, Black Hole Space Wizard Part 2 (August 2017), with stops throughout the northeast and a coveted slot at Psycho Las Vegas to close out the summer.

To launch this run of dates with due fanfare, Howling Giant will preview their futuristic update of early Pink Floyd obscurity Matilda Mother, which Magnetic Eye Records will include as part of its colossal The Wall [Redux] / Best of Pink Floyd release extravaganza that has been building in scope and anticipation since early 2017 and features a range of new scenesters and established heavyweights.

Formed by three self-proclaimed nerds, Howling Giant is a perfect marriage between pulpy sci-fi themes and blistering riff-prog. Fans of Mastodon’s Crack the Skye, early Baroness and Summoner will immediately latch on to Howling Giant’s spaced-out, cosmically-informed songcraft, with lyrics spanning sea voyages to space flight, not to mention androids with a bloodlust for camels (because, again, why not?).

Howling Giant on tour in May:

5.10 – Chicago IL @ Reggies
5.11 – Cincinnati OH @ Cameleon Pizza
5.12 – Pittsburgh PA @ Howler’s
5.13 – Buffalo NY @ Mohawk Place
5.14 – Off
5.15 – TBA
5.16 – Easthampton MA @The Ohm
5.17 – TBA
5.18 – Philadelphia PA @ Kung Fu Necktie
5.19 – York PA @ The Depot
5.20 – Frederick MD @ Guido’s
5.21 – Off
5.22 – Baltimore @ The Depot
5.23 – Washington DC @ Atlas Brew Works
5.24 – Raleigh NC @ Slim’s
5.25 – Wilmington VA @Reggies 42nd Street Tavern
5.26 – Asheville NC @ Sly Grog
August 17-19 – Psycho Last Vegas

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Howling Giant, Black Hole Space Wizard: Part 2 (2017)

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Brond Premiere “Failure” from Debut Album Graveyard Campfire; Preorders up Now; European Tour Announced

Posted in audiObelisk, Reviews on April 9th, 2018 by JJ Koczan

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Intensity takes multiple forms on Brond‘s self-released debut album, Graveyard Camptfire, whether it’s found in higher-speed, hardcore-influenced material like “Impossible Downhill” or the intricacy of the progressive riffing on “Harvest the Sun.” The Sofia, Bulgaria-based four-piece find room to in the eight tracks and 43 minutes to blend elements from grunge on songs like “Failure” with an underlying core of heavy rock and roll, and if anything is clear from the very opening of “Enter Shamari” onward, it’s that they’re free to go wherever they feel the song wants them to go at any point in the process. All four members of the band — guitarists Vili Popov and Petar Peikov, bassist Oleg Shulev and drummer Maksim Stoimenov — contribute vocals, and this adds even more diversity of sound to the proceedings, which the foursome manage to hold together despite the breadth of their approach.

By way of an example, one might consider the seven-minute title-track itself, which moves from an airy opening lead to driving forward motion, a semi-metal thrust that gives waybrond graveyard campfire to one of the record’s most resonant hooks. The push ratchets up shortly on “Voice of the Void,” but this only seems to emphasize how much ground Brond cover along their way. A consistency of craft allows them to tip their hats to modern progressive metal — twisting riffs in a post-Mastodon vein put to their own purposes — and still make a chiefly melodic impression on songs like the aforementioned “Harvest the Sun,” the arrangement of multiple vocalists proving to be yet another strength put to welcome use. Likewise, the clear-headed approach to the production and a resulting crispness in the presentation carries that impression across all the more, and especially for a debut release, Brond sure sound a hell of a lot like they know what they’re doing.

Graveyard Campfire is being given a limited LP and CD pressing and the band will have copies with them as they embark on their European tour at the end of this month. Today I have the pleasure of hosting the premiere of “Failure” ahead of the April 18 release date for the album itself. You’ll find it below, followed by a quote from the band about the track, their upcoming tour dates, and more background.

Please enjoy:

Maksim Stoimenov on “Failure”:

“‘Failure’ comes from a pretty dark place, one of the implications of living with a constant hangover is the feeling of ineptitude to deal with life in general. A feeling that’s becoming more and more prevalent in society with or without “drugs” in our lives. Social media for example, can make you feel as much as a failure as any substance abuse. The song covers the denial, bargaining and acceptance phases after taking a good hard look in mirror after a long night.”

EUROPEAN TOUR 2018 ANNOUNCEMENT

We’re beyond stoked to announce that we will be hitting the road in April/May and we can’t thank enough all of the venues and promoters that helped us organise this endeavour. We will bring as the eternal Mike Watt would say “mersh”, so anyone attending will have the chance to grab one of the limited 100 copies of the LP and CD.

28.04 | PRAGUE | CZ| PANOPTIKON BARIKADA
30.04 | POTSDAM | DE | 2 STEPS DEEPER
01.05 | HAMBURG | DE| GO MOKRY
02.05 | AACHEN | DE | WILD ROVER
04.05 | HEUSDEN | NL | JONOSH
05.05 | LYON | FR | LE FARMER
07.05 | ZÜRICH | CH | EBRIETAS
09.05 | BUDAPEST | HU | ROBOT
10.05 | VIENNA | AT | KRAMLADEN
11.05 | LENDAVA | SL | MANSARDA
13.05 | ZAGREB | CR | Klub Mo?vara
19.05 | BUCHAREST | RO | COBRA FEST 2.0
23.05 | SOFIA | BG | MIXTAPE 5

In 2015 BROND released their debut EP “Feint” through Magnetic EyeRecords (US) with the lyrical themes including running forever, jumping into volcanoes, the social implications of living in a post-communist country, oils spills and humanity’s inherent greed. It was produced by Aaron Harris (ex-ISIS, Palms) and mastered by Maor Appelbaum.

In 2016 BROND started work on “Graveyard Campfire” partly inspired by the political self-immolation cases that took place in 2013 and 2014 in Bulgaria. The album was recorded in Sofia Session Studios by Plamen Penchev. The record was produced by Justin Pizzoferrato who has worked with Elder, Dinosaur Jr. & Thurston Moore. The master was done by James Plotkin.

Brond is:
Maksim Stoimenov – Drums/Vocals
Oleg Shulev- Bass/Vocals
Vili Popov – Guitars/Vocals
Petar Peikov – Guitars/Vocals

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