Mi compadre Shannon McG turned me on to this amazing and obscure band from the Pac Northwest (?) called Gern Blanston.
Named after comedian Steve Martin’s actual name. I think Tool might have taken a few cues from these guys, at least Paul D’Amour’s bass work on Undertow bears a striking tonal resemblance.
I’ll just shut up and let the song do what it does.
Writhe, wriggle and pummel brilliantly.
Japanese soundscape architects, Mono, will be releasing a new album For My Parents via Temporary Residence and hitting the road in the fall.
3. Dream Odyssey
4. Unseen Harbor
5. A Quiet Place (Together We Go)
They’ll be playing the Casbah in Oct. Omar Rodriguez Lopez Group is also playing the Casbah in October, which means I will have a very busy month of incredible music. The latest is a video is a time-lapse journey through Iceland by filmmaker, Henry June Wah Lee and scored by Mono – “Legend: A Journey Through Iceland” (Official Music Video) via Pitchfork