Friday, July 2, 2010

This Weeks Short Bursts [MP3]:
Trumans Water, Mean Creek, and Sun Kil Moon

As we prepare to shut it down for the long Fouth of July holiday weekend we thought we would share new music from some fine American artists. On behalf of The AGP clan we wish you all a safe and enjoyable Independence Day. We will return early next week, until then.

After a lengthy absence Portland, OR's Trumans Water is set to return on August 24th with their first U.S. release in nearly seven years, with O Zeta Zunis via Asthmatic Kitty. The spazz-core vets have been mainly releasing music in Europe over the past several years, so this is great news for the bands small buy loyal contingent of American fans. In addition to releasing O Zeta Zunis, Trumans Water have negotiated a deal with there new US label to release there entire back catalog.

[MP3/Stream] Trumans Water - 5-7-10 Split

O Zeta Zunis Track Listing
1. Since Yesterday - 2:27
2. Bev Toxin - 4:16
3. Ammunition - 1:12
4. Last Time - 2:42
5. Ur-Cod - 1:35
6. Greased Water - 4:08
7. Blasphemous Cordialantlers Ride! - 3:05
8. 2 Hands 4 Eyes - 1:58
9. Thew Eak Hen - 3:04
10. 5-7-10 Split - 2:42
11. We Fish - 2:19
12. Radio Played - 2:06
13. You Live Out Loud - 2:16
14. Horsesplinter Wraparound 0:41

Fresh off picking up the much coveted Best Local Act honors in this years Boston Phoenix Best Music Poll, Boston's Mean Creek are out to prove there not letting any of there much deserved accolades go to their collective heads. The band has issued the Comedian b/w Liar/Thief 7" through Old Flame Records. The new tracks were recorded by John Angelo (Sonic Youth/Dinosaur Jr.) who managed to capture the band's dynamic live performance as well as the fury of the new material.

Mean Creek will play TT The Beers on July 14th with former Dambuilder David Dondero and The Love Language.

Mark Kozelek's Sun Kil Moon will release Admiral Fell Promises on July 13th. The album was recorded entirely by Kozelek playing nylon string guitar over the albums 10 tracks. I'll Be There a 4 song EP that includes an outtake from the recording sessions and three covers can be yours if you pre-order the new LP through Kozelek's Caldo Verde label, you can also check three tracks from the album below.

[MP3/Stream] Sun Kil Moon - You Are My Sun
[MP3/Stream] Sun Kil Moon - Admiral Fell Promises
[MP3/Stream] Sun Kil Moon - Australian Winter

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