Friday, July 10, 2015

Singles: Liberez, Wand, Peacers, The Helio Sequence

Liberez: "419 Chop Your $" (via Rarely Unable/Night School Records/YouTube)


Wand: "Stolen Footsteps" (via mutante inc./Drag City/YouTube)


Peacers: "Laze It" (via mutante inc./Drag City/YouTube)


The Helio Sequence: "Battle Lines" (via Sub Pop/Paste/YouTube)


Sincerely,
Letters From A Tapehead

Saturday, July 04, 2015

Daughter of a Tapehead: High On Fire

High On Fire
Luminiferous
eOne Music
Released: 6.23.15


















*You can find that here.

**The PARENTAL ADVISORY label that mars an otherwise very cool album cover I believe refers more to the album's content than its use of bad language.  There's very little profanity.

***Her words, not mine.

High On Fire's Luminiferous is an excellent follow-up to the also brilliant De Vermis Mysteriis and should qualify for many of this year's Best Of lists beyond the metal categorization.  I don't know how High On Fire keeps doing it, but the band's high-intensity output is consistently good.

Sincerely,
Letters From A Tapehead

Notes from the Record Room: Bring on the Kill Taker

I was in Ocean City, New Jersey with a friend, sitting outside on a deck with a boombox resting between us. It was 1993. On this particu...