To say that Covet blew up quickly is something of an understatement. The San Francisco based math-rock darlings are set to release only their second album, technicolor, but they’ve managed to garner an incredibly impressive internet presence, a not-insignificant portion of which is a vehicle to display frontwoman Yvette Young’s fretboard wizardy and bubbly personality. I’ve been following them for as long as the almighty YouTube algorithm has been recommending me their online lessons and playthroughs, and there is no less dazzle here than previously, but on technicolor, the band manages to stretch textures to their limit and, to great effect. Continue reading
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- Black Anvil have signed on with Season of Mist, through which they will release their fifth studio album. This is good. As Was came out way back in 2017, so I say we’re due.
- Primitive Man frontman Ethan McCarthy has announced a new solo album under the Many Blessings header titled Emanation Body. That will be out on May 29th through Translation Loss Records. The first new track is hiding in that link somewhere as well.
- I want to see more bands doing stuff like this because it’s fun but also a good thing. Beartooth has made a “stay a home” merch bundle available that features necessities like a blanket, cards, bottle openers, etc. And the proceeds benefit Musicares Covid-19 relief fund.
- Yo, check out this new video from Covet for “Nero”. Their upcoming full length, technicolor, will be out on June 5th through Triple Crown Records.
“Ein Bier… bitte.”
Receiving the Evcharist is our weekly feature where we pair choice albums with our favorite libations. Drink from the cup of heresy. This week’s offering: Caspian’s On Circles and Modern Times Brewing Company’s Star Jungle.