The Brian Jonestown Massacre full show live @ Festival La Route du Rock 2018
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WHITE VINYL 10″
Release Date: 18/05/2018
Available on white 180 grm vinyl .
This is the new single which announces the band’s forthcoming two albums to be released this year.
The first track is “Hold That Thought” which comes from the album “Something Else” which is to be released on 1st June 2018.
The second track is “Drained” which will come from the self titled album that will be released in September of 2018.
Both tracks were recorded in Berlin & the band are announcing tours of the USA, Canada, Australasia & Europe throughout the year.
All tracks were recorded at Cobra Studios , Berlin in 2017 .
Hold That Thought
THE BRIAN JONESTOWN MASSACRE ‘POL POT’S PLEASURE PENTHOUSE’ VINYL 2XLP
First time available on vinyl , the only ever time this album has been officially released was on Burger Records (which was limited to 500 cassettes) .
Recorded in 1990/91 on a 4 track at Anton’s home in San Francisco, it is best described in Anton’s own words.
“when I left home and moved to san francisco, first thing on my mind was joining a band… the problem for me was that there were not any bands that would have me or even played the type of music I imagined I wanted to hear… so I decided to start my own…
I would make small down payments at pawnshops for gear, buy recording machines, amps, guitars, whatever. within 3 months of teaching myself the 7 folk chords I use nonstop to this day, I had already taught a few new friends how to play as well and we were off. I used to make up songs everyday on the 4 track just to teach myself how to write…
I understood what i liked about music, I just didn’t know how to pull it out of the ether and bring them into being. At the same time, I would make demo tapes and share them with friends… endless demo tapes…
I would send them to magazines and record labels with no return address, just for the fuck of it. It was never my intention to actually release this music… for instance if i came up with a country song, I would finish it just to learn more about writing…
I didn’t want to be in a classic country group, this is a document of my learning process. good times… this album is one such tape from 1990/91 I can’t remember. enjoy.”
The Brian Jonestown Massacre ‘Don’t Get Lost”
Available on 180 grm yellow coloured vinyl 2LP .
Don’t Get Lost was fully recorded & produced at Anton’s new Cobra Studio in Berlin . It is the 16th full length release from the Brian Jonestown Massacre recorded from March 2016 to October 2016 . With band members Ricky Maymi , Dan Allaire , Collin Hegna & Ryan Van Kriedt .Also Emil Nikolaisen from the Norwegian band Serena-Maneesh & Pete Fraser (The Pogues .New Young Pony Club) on saxophone joins the band on this album , plus vocal performances from Tim Burgess (Charlatans) , Tess Parks and Shaun Rivers . A new dynamic is heard on this album mixing the shoegaze/psychedelic sound with more experimental twists on some tracks you might hear PIL (Metalbox) , Primal Scream , or even Ornette Coleman . 14 tracks that will twist and turn through the known and the unknown Brian Jonestown Massacre . Anton Newcombe has been a very busy man these past 2 years, kicking off with the critically acclaimed Brian Jonestown Massacre album ‘Revelation’ in May 2014. After a successful UK and European tour, the BJM followed this up with the ‘+-‘ EP (Nov 2014). 2015 saw the release of ‘Musique de film imaginé’ (April); an imaginary film soundtrack album featuring the track ‘Bonbon’ which has, ironically, been used in ‘Dheepan’; the Palme D’or winner at Cannes film festival 2015. In June, Anton and Tess Parks embarked on a well received tour of the UK and Europe to support the release of ‘I Declare Nothing’. Anton finished the 2015 with a BJM mini-album release entitled ‘Mini-Album Thingy Wingy’ . In 2016 The band released 2 singles and the critically acclaimed Third World Pyramid .
The band have been touring the world since November 2015 ,playing Australia , New Zealand , and then in 2016 USA , Canada , Europe , Chile & Argentina. A small US tour is happening in March 2017 please click here for more information.
Tracklisting SIDE A – 1) – Open Minds Now Close , 2)Melodys Actual Echo Chamber , 3) Resist Much Obey Little , 4) Charmed I’m Sure , SIDE B – 5) Groove Is In The Heart , 6) One Slow Breath , 7) Throbbing Gristle , SIDE C 8) Fact 67 , 9) Dropping Bombs On The Sun , 10) UFO Paycheck , SIDE D – 11) Geldenes Herz Menz , 12) Acid 2 Me Is No Worse Than War , 13) Nothing New To Trash Like You , 14) Ich Bin Klang CD – Tracklisting 1) – Open Minds Now Close , 2) Melodys Actual Echo Chamber , 3) Resist Much Obey Little , 4) Charmed I’m Sure , 5) Groove Is In The Heart , 6) One Slow Breath , 7) Throbbing Gristle , 8) Fact 67 , 9) Dropping Bombs On The Sun , 10) UFO Paycheck , 11) Geldenes Herz Menz , 12) Acid 2 Me Is No Worse Than War , 13) Nothing New To Trash Like You ,14) Ich Bin Klang