News Roundup – March/April 2012 – Locrian Sign To Relapse, New LP from Shit And Shine & more!

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Congratulations to our old friends Locrian!

They recently signed to Relapse Records, home to the likes of Mastodon, Dillinger Escape Plan, Neurosis and countless others.

Relapse Records is extremely proud to announce the signing of experimental, dark ambient / noise trio LOCRIAN.  LOCRIAN formed in late 2005 and consist of André Foisy (Electric and Acoustic Guitars, Arp Avatar, Electronics), Terence Hannum (Vocals, Synthesizers, Piano, Organ, Mellotron and Tapes) and Steven Hess (Drums, Electronics).  The group, located in Chicago, IL and Baltimore, MD has released over 20 recordings on an eclectic array of labels in their relatively short but prolific career, including a recent split with label-mates HORSEBACK.

 

Jream Baby Jream is an upcoming LP from Texas/London oddballs Shit And Shine. Its scheduled for April 30th release via Riot Season in the edition of 400 vinyl copies.

For more info, visit RS’s website.

 

And although not related to March per se, but still important…

Record Store Day an annual celebration of all things art and music which comes along with a slew of vinyl and CD releases made to mark the occasion.

This year, the Record Store Day will be celebrated on April 21st and will feature  releases from Clutch, Snapcase, Flaming Lips, Social Distortion, Refused, Misfits and countless others.

Here’s a list of articles/resources to whet your appetites

Record Store Day 2012: A Punk Rockers Guide (Dying Scene)

The Flaming Lips Record Store Day Packaging Will Contain Collaborators’ Blood (Paste Magazine)

Record Store Day 2012: The Cure, Morrissey, PiL, Devo, The Fall, Kate Bush, The Clash (Slicing Up Eyeballs)

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And/or see an official and complete list of releases here!

 

Last, but not least…there are two upcoming albums from Death Grips – an “aggressive and dark experimental hip-hop” trio of Stefan Burnett, drummer extrordinaire Zach Hill and Andy Morin.

First of those – The Money Store – is scheduled for April 24th release via Epic Records. Check out videos for the songs Blackjack, Get Got and The Fever (Aye Aye).

You can also check out Death Grips mixtape Exmilitary here.

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