An almost weekly assortment of musical oddities purchased by or given to POF.
Black Breath – Heavy Breathing LP (southern lord) – 180 gram vinyl version on dark transparent blue vinyl and limited to 494 copies. Seattle Hardcore.
COALESCE – Salt And Passage 7” (second nature) – Two Songs, Son of Son of Man and I Am This on charcoal/silver vinyl in gatefold sleeve. Released in 2007.
GATES Of SLUMBER – Villain, Villain 2CD (metal supremacy)
MAMMOTH GRINDER – Extinction of Humanity 12″ (cyclopean) – Recent Relapse records signers from Austin, this brutal trio’s last show clocked in at just under Twenty minutes. Influenced by Venom and High on Fire, Mammoth Grinder is a furious trio driven by guitar/vocals and drums, which have never had a consistent Bass player during their short existence.
MAMMOTH GRINDER/LEGION – Split 7” (nuclear solution) – First release from Nuclear Solution records, which is run by Chris of Mammoth Grinder. Limited to 300 copies and recently sold-out. Full Tour this July.
NO BUNNY – Give It To Me 7” (hozac)
NO BUNNY – Love Visions 12” (1-2-3-4 Go!)
The SPITS – 2010 Tour LP 12” (in the red) – Reissue of S/T IV with new artwork and pressed on translucent red vinyl. Limited to 200 copies.
The SPITS – 19 Million A.C. 12” (slovenly/thriftstore) – Never had this collection of EPs and b-sides on vinyl before. Contains a GG Allin cover too!
The SPITS – S/T (dirtnap) aka “Witchhunt” album, which is their first release. I have never been able to find a copy of this until their show last week.
TRAP THEM – Filth Rations EP 12” (southern lord) – One-sided press of four songs and an etching on the b-side. One track is a new version of an older song.
UNNATURAL HELPERS – Cracked Love & Other Drugs (hardly art)
V/A – BRUTALITY IN SECONDS 12” (sick thought) – Austin based label releases a 40 song hardcore compilation from 30 underground metal acts from all over the US, including Texas bands: Dissent, Hatred Surge, Kill the Client, Mammoth Grinder and Naw Dude.
Kurt Vile – Square Shells Ep (matador) – Earlier this week,the Square Shells Ep was available as a free digital download for 24 hours.
WOODSMAN – Mystery Tape (lefse) – “Experimental ambient post-psychedelic band…contains two totemic percussionists and two sonic animators who employ electric guitars, feedback loops, and recorded samples to build the dreamy astral soundscapes..influenced by hazy mountain passes the cinema of Stan Brakhage, and early 1970’s improvisational recordings by Miles Davis Woodsman.” – Coming to Dallas, June 10th with Shellshag at the Cavern.