An almost weekly assortment of musical oddities purchased or given to POF.
ALL THE SAINTS/THESE ARMS ARE SNAKES – Split 7″ + d/l (touch and go)
The ANTLERS – Hospice (frenchkiss) Multi-instrumental lush pop-rock trio’s 4th album. They will be playing at the Cavern with Au Revoir Simone on June 4th.
BELLINI – The Precious Prize of Gravity (temporary residence ltd) – The real “Italians do it better”. Veterans of acts such as Girls Vs. Boys, the Romulans and Uzeda; Bellini release their third album after a 4 year hiatus.
FUCKED UP – The Year of the Rat/First Born 12″ (what’s your rupture?) Lyrics on insert
GODS & QUEENS – Untitled 12″ + CD (robotic empire) Gatefold sleeve, translucent-purple vinyl limited to 425 copies. Ex-Versoma, the other half went on to form TOMBS. Their drummer got injured recently, so they canceled their upcoming US tour, but are playing scattered dates in the Northeast this June. Gods & Queens are dark and moody shoegazer trio.
The INTELLIGENCE – Reading and Writing About Partying B/W Like Like Like Like Like Like Like 7″ (raw deluxe) Stamped white label.
The INTELLIGENCE – Fake Surfers 12″ (in the red) Trifold LP sized poster with all lyrics
MIDNIGHT – Farewell to Hell 10″ (anti-goth) Embossed cover. Poster with lyrics on back side.
OUTLAW ORDER – Dragging Down the Enforcer (season of mist) Limited edition version, comes housed in a metal case. 4/5ths of eyehategod (and Soilent Green) form this crusty sludge metal band. Following the motto “Legalize Crime” these veterans are notorious for ‘practicing what they preach’; the drummer was thrown out of Club Dada this past Friday for smoking crack in the bathroom.
The PAINS OF BEING PURE AT HEART – Everything with You/The Pains of Being Pure at Heart 7″ blue vinyl & Young Adult Friction/Ramona 7″ red vinyl (slumberland/fortunapop)
PONYTAIL – Kamehameha 12″ (gaarden) – White vinyl. A vinyl re-issue of Ponytail’s first album from 2006.
The ROLLER – S/T 12″ (monofonus press) – Debut full-length from Austin metal heads. Be on the look out for them this year. Lyrics on insert.
TOMBS/PLANKS – Split 12″ +d/l (black box recordings) – Orange split limited to 200, hand-numbered with silkscreen sleeve. Lyrics featured on insert.
TRAP THEM – Sleepwell Deconstructor (trash art/decay)