Artwork by the incredibly talented Leemun Smith – www.kraffics.com
We are over the moon to be releasing this super 8 track mini album from everyone’s favourite racket Castrovalva on 4th May. We will be taking preorders from Wednesday 1st April. All 8 tracks will be available for the measly sum for £5! Bargainous. You’ll also get a lovely digipak with bonus art for your money.
Get yourself over to www.myspace.com/castrovalvamusic where you can here the beautiful ‘My Father Bleeds History’. Donk.
This release see’s Castrovalva harness their powerful sound and drive it into harsh improvisational bass-driven progressive rock reminiscent of influences such as Lightning Bolt, Xbxrx, Hella, Arab on radar, DFA 1979 & Oxes.
Recorded by Ross Halden At Ghost Town Studio’s (¡Forward Russia!, Sky Larkin, Rolo Tomassi), the S/T Mini Album was written in the space of a week with the recording of ‘Dream Carpet’ completely improvised during the one take recording process.
Castrovalva – S/T track listing:
1. Max Rhodes
2. We Don't go to Ravenholm
3. Dream Carpet
4. Bison Scissor Kick
5. London Kills Me
6. My Father Bleeds History
7. Bellhausen ft. Leemun Smith
Castrovalva will now play a few selected dates across the UK ending at The Brudenell Social Club, Leeds on 21st March 2009 supporting Nadja. For more information and posters head over to www.myspace.com/castrovalvamusic. The band will then begin working on the recording of their next vinyl release which is due in October 2009 Another tour is planned for May and will see the band supporting artists such as Polysics & Zach Hill.
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