Recently Acquired + mp3s

An almost weekly assortment of musical oddities purchased by or given to POF.

GREY MACHINEDisconnected 12″ (hydrahead) – Noisy and intense sludge metal formed by members of ISIS and Jesu. Two-song white label; limited to 600 copies. “Vultures Descend” mp3 from avalanchers.

JPNDRDS (Japandroids) – All Lies EP (self) & Lullaby Death Jams (self) – These self-released, out-of-print Five-song EPs from 2007 and 2008 will be reissued in the future by Unfamiliar Records out of Canada. The EP tracks are harsher and dirtier than the polished recording of Post-Nothing (poly-vinyl) which will hopefully not deter anyone from enjoying the edgier side of Japandroids. All Lies has a cover of the McLusky anthem “To Hell With Good Intentions”. Standout songs on the EPs, include “Press Corps”, “Sexual Aerosol” and the Six and a half minute “Lucifer’s Symphony”. Playing at The Cavern on October 13th with The Coathangers.

LIGHTNING BOLT Earthly Delights (load) – WOW! and well worth the wait since 2005’s Hypermagic Mountain (load). “Colossus” mp3.

A PLACE TO BURY STRANGERSLive At Sine-e 01/15/2005 (re:live) – Features an early version of “I’ve Lived My Life to Stand in the Shadow of your Heart” and, limited to this release: “Force Field”.

A PLACE TO BURY STRANGERSIn Your Heart (mute) – The First single off the forthcoming Exploding Head, currently seems to be a digital only release, with two tracks and two remixes. Playing at the Lounge on Elm St on October 10th with Darker My Love and All The Saints.

THOMAS FUNCTIONIn The Valley of Sickness (fat possum) – 12 blues inspired garage pop songs recorded earlier this year are put to cd. Lyrics printed tinily on inner sleeve. Playing with label mates, Digital Leather in Dallas on October 30th, along with Yussuf Jerusalem.

TIMES NEW VIKINGMove to California 7″ (matador) – Advance single for the upcoming full-length due on September 22nd. Four Songs; two from the album, two b-sides. Contains a humorous letter from an opposer of Times New Viking. Mp3 from Matador of “Move to California“.

V/A – CHAMPIONS OF SOUND 2008 2 x 7″ (hydrahead) – Double split tour 7″ with unreleased tracks by Pelican, Stephen Brodsky (Cave In), Kayo Dot, and Zozobra. Pressed in clear and black vinyl editions; limited to 700 copies.