Welcome back to another exciting edition of our Saturday morning playlist. This week, I unearth Ancient Sad Boy Jams, Josh has you covered with all the new singles that dropped this week, and Anton brings his usual prog and tech goodies into the mix. It’s a pretty wildly mixed bag this week in terms of genre, which always tends to make things more fun. Grab a cup of something strong and let this mixtape help wake you up.
Los Angeles genre-defiers Ides of Gemini have canceled the rest of their live appearances with The Mountain Goats due to an injury to drummer Kelly Johnston-Gibson—in this case, a herniated disc in her back. Ouch! The band released a statement earlier this afternoon:
“It is with great sadness that we will have to drop off the Mountain Goats tour. Kelly, our drummer, has suffered a herniated disc in her spine and cannot continue. The Mountain Goats and their crew have been super cool to us and we’re honored to have played with them. With some rest and healing, we plan to be in top form for our Summer tour dates.”
The band added on their Facebook page that support for the remaining Mountain Goats dates will instead be handled by Steve Brodsky (Cave In) and Mutoid Man. In the meantime, the band’s releasing the limited-edition Carthage / Strange Fruit 7″ on April 18 for Record Store Day 2015. Check back for our review later this week.
All best to Kelly for a speedy recovery.
Live. Love. Plow. Horns Up.