Joyful Noise really knows how to bring it when it comes to vinyl releases.  Their newest home run features Lou Barlow, Thurston Moore, David Yow, Dumb Numbers, Talk Normal, & Child Bite.  There’s not much more I can add to what Joyful Noise wrote in their announcement email so I’ll let their words bring the awesomeness.

If you’re a JNR VIP member you had the chance to order one of the first 300 on Monday in the silver/clear split color.  If not, you can still grab one of the remaining 1700 in black/clear.

You can stream two of the tracks at Pitchfork and two more of them from the Spotify player below.

The Details

Announcing: Cause & Effect, vol. 1
Triple split 7" release featuring Lou Barlow, Thurston Moore, & David Yow
w/ Dumb Numbers, Talk Normal, & Child Bite... holy god...

Announcing: Cause & Effect - an ambitious split 7" series from Joyful Noise. A somewhat conceptual release, "Cause & Effect" features three separate split 7" records which each adhere to an overarching theme: an influential, historically-significant solo musician on Side A, and the modern result of that musical influence on Side B.

The first of an annual volume, "Cause & Effect vol. 1" features new unreleased recordings from Lou Barlow (Sebadoh, Dinosaur Jr., Folk Implosion), Thurston Moore (Sonic Youth), and David Yow (The Jesus Lizard), coupled with the current, fully-formed musical projects Dumb Numbers, Talk Normal, and Child Bite. Each Side B track corresponds to the musical trajectory set in motion by the former. Get it? Cause (side a) and Effect (side b)...

All three 7"s are sold together in one super elaborate package, featuring new amazing artwork (and sketches of each band) by Shawn K Knight. This release is strictly limited to 2000 hand-numbered copies on split color vinyl.

VIP Exclusive:
The first 300 copies are pressed on silver/clear split color vinyl, and are available exclusively to VIPs. The cost is $18, and you can pre-order here:

The remaining copies (#'s 301-2000) are pressed on black/clear split color vinyl (pictured below). As a VIP, you get first dibs on both versions :)

PLEASE NOTE: VIPs will eventually get the download for free, but the links to MP3s won't be sent until closer to the May 28 release date. So please be patient.

Price $18

Listen on Spotify

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