RIYL: Pissed Jeans, No Age, A Place to Bury Strangers
Label: Sub Pop Records
After their wild album in 2017, Strange Peace, METZ are releasing a rarities album from their 3 previous records. Many of the songs are pre-Sub Pop so we can look forward to some raw cuts. Grab the loser edition while supplies last.
From Sub Pop:
Automat¬†is a collection of METZ non-album singles, B-sides, and rarities dating back to 2009, available on LP for the first time, and including the band‚Äôs long out-of-print early (pre-Sub Pop) recordings. And¬†Automat¬†is a chronological trip through the lesser known material of METZ.¬†
Included here are the band‚Äôs first three 7‚ÄĚ singles, recorded 2009-2010 and originally released by We Are Busy Bodies Records; a demo version of ‚ÄúWet Blanket,‚ÄĚ the explosive single from 2012‚Äôs¬†METZ; two tracks from the limited-edition bonus single that accompanied preorders of¬†METZ; ‚ÄúCan‚Äôt Understand,‚ÄĚ originally released in 2013 by [adult swim]; and both tracks from the band‚Äôs 2015 single on Three One G.
Consumers of the vinyl format of¬†Automat¬†will be rewarded with a bonus single that includes three additional tracks: a cover of Sparklehorse‚Äôs ‚ÄúPig,‚ÄĚ from a very limited 2012 Record Store Day split single originally released by Toronto‚Äôs Sonic Boom record shop; ‚ÄúI‚Äôm a Bug,‚ÄĚ a cover of The Urinals‚Äô art-punk classic, originally released on YouTube (not an actual record label) in 2014; and METZ‚Äôs previously unreleased rendition of Gary Numan‚Äôs ‚ÄúM.E.‚ÄĚ
Release Date: July 12, 2019
Loser Edition is pressed on clear with black-colored vinyl
Comes with digital copy.
- Maybe Buy
- Not My Style
- Too Expensive