Bound to Brooklyn
Let me tell you about my mail: There's tons of it. I wish I could say that I am excited to tear through the piles of cushy envelopes and rip out the albums that are waiting for me to give them a listen. But... I'm tired, you guys. Really tired. But here's one thing in my inbox that cuts through the fatigue and motivates me to post. Here's what I've got:
Bound Stems: Refuse the Refuse
Bound Stems: Western Biographic
Bound Stems will release their full length Appreciation Night on September 19 on Flameshovel Records. The Bound Stems' EP The Logic of Building the Body Plan received some love and featured one of my favorite songs of last year "Wake Up, Ma and Pa Are Gone." If you haven't heard it yet, download it now. It's gorgeous with its floaty sing-songiness. Really. "Refuse the Refuse" and "Western Biographic" are the latest offerings from the new LP. If I weren't feeling at such a loss for words, I would say something very clever about the band's musical specialness. You're just going to have to trust me and listen to the songs on your own. Fill in any positive adjectives that I failed to provide.
Bound Stems: Wake Up, Ma and Pa Are Gone (live)
Buy The Logic of Building the Body Plan here.
Mark your calendars for their NYC show at Mercury Lounge on August 30.
And when you're done tripping over how excited you are about the upcoming release of the Bound Stems LP, go be their friends. The Bound Stems will be added to your cute friend list... but that has nothing to do with their music, so I'm going to stop now.
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Congratulations to the Envy Corps EP contest winners nerdybirdy, j.p., and madithar! I have to say that this was my favorite poem: i need their love letters/for my love won't write.
As soon as you guys email me your mailing addresses, the sooner your EP will arrive in your hands.