Anthology Recordings‘ initial entries into the Surf Archive, the original soundtracks for Morning Of The Earth and Crystal Voyager, are now available. For a limited time the soundtracks are bundled up together at a nice price of $32 bones! Grip them now and see below for screening + listening party info in Los Angles and New York!
Los Angeles, CA - Info coming soon!
New York, NY – September 25 – Morning Of The Earth screening at Anthology Film Archives’ Maya Deren Theater (7:oo-9:30pm)
Amagansett, NY – August 30 - Morning Of The Earth listening party and outdoor screening
The legacy of North Carolina’s Ashrae Fax seems destined to be appreciated in retrospect, in no small part given to the tremendous power of the group’s 2003 release Static Crash!, reissued twice from its intial CD-R run before appearing on Mexican Summer last year. The Goth/ethereal duo of vocalist Renée Mendoza Haran and producer/guitarist Alex Chesney had built a long, strange and mostly undocumented legacy prior to that release, and Never Really Been Into It extends the tale back even further: ten songs, sketched out in the late ’90s, most of which were never completed and remained unheard until now. “This would’ve been our first full-length,” reflects Mendoza, “if we had any idea what we were doing [back then]. Check out the video for “Dreamers Tied to Chairs” below and get your copy of the record HERE.
Mexican Summer’s own Peter Matthew Bauer recently performed as part of Pitchfork‘s Nightcap series in Chicago. Watch his performance of “Fortune Tellers” here and purchase the new album, Liberation!, from the Mexican Summer webstore.
Mexican Summer is thrilled to announce the new album Life/Thrills from Australian folk rockers Lower Plenty. Preorder the album below and receive a free download of lead single “On the Beach.”
Listen to “On the Beach” via Spotify
Catch Lower Plenty in action on September 18 at Baby’s All Right in Brooklyn with The Skygreen Leopards.
Coral Cross is the new “choral thrash” project from Lansing-Dreiden frontman Jorge Elbrecht. Noisey premieres the epic video for “With A Lancet” below ahead of CC’s multimedia performance at Pioneer Works next Tuesday, August 19. Scope the video below along with event details!