Hot News: Ides Of Gemini – To Release New Full-Length Via Neurot Recordings This Spring

IDES OF GEMINI is a collusion of musical forces precipitated by the haunting and inimitable vocal prowess of singer/bassist Sera Timms, also of Los Angeles dark-psych alchemists Black Math Horseman. The compositions are the long-simmering mental fallout of veteran music and film journalist J. Bennett (guitar/backing vocals), who has spent most of the last 14 years writing for such publications as DecibelTerrorizerRevolverAlternative Press and Thrasher. The third and final corner of the triangle is Kelly Johnston, whose martial drumming techniques and soaring backing vocals literally brought IDES OF GEMINI to life as a performing entity.

Last year, Timms and Bennett recorded and self-released IDES OF GEMINI’s four-song EP, The Disruption Writ, which was anointed “My Favorite Demo of 2010” by the highly influential music blog Invisible Oranges. Lyrically, the songs detailed the terrifying permanence of dismemberment in all its unsettling forms: psychological, emotional and physical. Musically, though?  Someone on the Internet called it “dream doom.” Nobody likes to be pigeonholed, but IDES OF GEMINI will gladly take up temporary residence in that particular nook for the sake of shorthand. Which is to say that “dream doom” will do the trick for now. And now is nothing if not fleeting. Mostly because IDES OF GEMINI are about to unveil their full-length debut, Constantinople, via Neurot Recordings.

Set for North American release on May 29, 2012 (May 28th in UK/EU), Constantinople’s nine-tracks were produced by IDES OF GEMINI,engineered and mixed by Chris Rakestraw (Danzig, Skeletonwitch) at Sunset Lodge Recording in Los Angeles and features striking cover art collaboration by Timms and Bennett (viewable at THIS LOCATION).

Comments Bennett of the soul-searing offering: “To say that this album is the result of blood, sweat and tears is the understatement of the year. This record exists only by the sheer will and determination of the three band members. Personally speaking, I wrote about half the music during the five months of 2011 in which I was unable to walk. Constantinople means many things to Ides Of Gemini, but it is primarily an example of victory over horseshit.” 

Constantinople Track-Listing:

1. The Vessel & The Stake
2. Starless Midnight
3. Slain In Spirit
4. Resurrectionists
5. One To Oneness
6. Reaping Golden
7. Austrian Windows
8. Martyrium
9. Old Believer

In related news, Los Angeles residents are encouraged to check out IDES OF GEMINI this Monday, February 20th at Vacation Vinyl. For more info, point your browser HERE.

Further info on IDES OF GEMINI to be announced in the coming weeks.

http://idesofgemini.blogspot.com

http://www.facebook.com/IdesofgeminI

http://idesofgemini.bandcamp.com

http://www.neurotrecordings.com

Kapcsolódó cikkek

Hot News: Ides Of Gemini Premieres “Starless Midnight” Video Via Cvlt Nation

NorthWar

Hot News: Ides Of Gemini – Ethereal Doom-Doers Announce European Tour 2012

NorthWar

Hot News: Ides of Gemini – Exclusive Track Premiere Brought To You By The Obelisk

NorthWar

Hot News: Ides of Gemini – New Track Premiere At Pitchfork

NorthWar

Hot News: Ides Of Gemini – Added To The Los Angeles Stop Of The Decibel Magazine Tour

NorthWar

Hot News – Ides Of Gemini: Sign With Neurot Recordings

NorthWar

Szólj hozzá!

A továbblépéshez fogadja el a sütik használatát. Részletek

Sütiket használunk a tartalmak és hirdetések személyre szabásához, közösségi funkciók biztosításához, valamint weboldalforgalmunk elemzéséhez. Ezenkívül közösségi média-, hirdető- és elemező partnereinkkel megosztjuk az Ön weboldalhasználatra vonatkozó adatait, akik kombinálhatják az adatokat más olyan adatokkal, amelyeket Ön adott meg számukra vagy az Ön által használt más szolgáltatásokból gyűjtöttek. A weboldalon való böngészés folytatásával Ön hozzájárul a sütik használatához.

Bezár