What’s this?! Another project a Kinsella brother is involved in?! Yes, yes it is. Mike Kinsella (Owen, Cap’n Jazz, American Football, Owls), Evan Weiss (Into It. Over It.), and Matthew Frank (Loose Lips Sink Ships) have formed a supergroup of sorts, with their debut self-titled release coming out on Record Store Day this year in a run of 1000 light green vinyl. Now they have their sophomore release on the horizon with Analog Weekend and the two songs we can hear from it are rather strong. “Curtain Call” has torrents of drums/percussion, Evan Weiss’ aggressive vocals and pulsing guitar, riddled with atypical time signatures fading in to a hushed plucking then to a vat of noise and distortion. “New Blood” is math rock to a T and we get to hear Evan Weiss’ vocals untouched by effects (he can really hold his own), joined by Mike Kinsella in the chorus. “New Blood” with its relentless bass and extremely memorable guitar will find itself lodged in your head and you’ll want to return to it again and again.

Now there are two versions of this release: a burgundy released by Polyvinyl and a green released by Topshelf RecordsTopshelf, as far as I know, doesn’t have a picture of the end product yet so I’d say expect it to follow suit with the marbled pattern you can see in the burgundy and the blue that is also available (the blue isn’t limited). For the Polyvinyl burgundy, click the Buy Now link. For the Topshelf green, click this sentence right here.  They are both the same price – $11. Check out “Curtain Call” and “New Blood” below via the Soundcloud streams and see what you think of them. Cheers!


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The Details

Their / They’re / There is the brainchild of Evan Weiss (Into It. Over it.), Mike Kinsella (Owen, Owls, Cap'n Jazz, American Football), and Matthew Frank (Loose Lips Sink Ships).

Analog Weekend, the band’s second EP, was recorded directly to tape at Ed Rose’s Black Lodge Recording over a single weekend and features piano by James Dewees (The Get Up Kids, Reggie and the Full Effect, Coalesce).

Our friends at Topshelf Records are co-releasing Analog Weekend and have Forest Green vinyl (also limited to 500) available in their E-Store.

Price $11

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