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Gilead Media 2017 Phase 1 releases available now: Buildings, Kowloon Walled City (x2), Krallice, Vampillia + the body

Gilead Media 2017 Phase 1 releases available now: Buildings, Kowloon Walled City (x2), Krallice, Vampillia + the body

At long last we are happy to finally unleash our first phase of 2017 releases. These 5 records are available now to order via either our Bandcamp page (here) or the Eroding Winds online store (here). Here are more full details:

 

 

Buildings – You Are Not One Of Us LP

Formed in 2006, BUILDINGS is a three piece from Minneapolis. Their music is loud, aggressive, and dynamic. Melt Cry Sleep was the band’s 2nd full-length, and the follow up to 2008’s self-released Braille Animal (recently reissued on doubleplusgood). Engineer, Jacques Waite (off with their heads, motion city soundtrack) and mastering engineer Bob Weston (shellac) perfectly reigned in the band’s furious energy, allowing room for the 10 tightly wound tracks on Melt Cry Sleep to breathe in contrast to their raw & visceral live sets.

Now the band will release its highly anticipated 3rd LP You Are Not One Of Us recorded in world famous Pachyderm Studios. Engineered by Nick Tveitbakk and mastered by Adam Tucker at Signaturetone Recordings, these 11 tracks show Buildings maturing into a band that can not only produce gut wrenching noise, but at the same time blur the lines that divide many rock sub-genres – punk, noise rock, post hardcore – and end up with a sound that is dynamic, raw, and absolutely massive. Nothing is held back in terms of energy and aggression, but it’s executed in a way that is entirely organic. Something that you can bang your head and sing along to.

You Are Not One Of Us will be presented on vinyl by Antena Krzyku in Europe and Gilead Media in the USA. Available in a standard jacket on black or white/black splatter vinyl. Download coded included.

Order now from Eroding Winds: https://erodingwinds.com/products/buildings-you-are-not-one-of-us-lp

Order now from the Gilead Media bandcamp: https://gileadmedia.bandcamp.com/album/you-are-not-one-of-us

 

 

Kowloon Walled City – Turk Street 12-inch

Gilead Media is proud to continue working with KOWLOON WALLED CITY by way of reissue. We are pleased to present new high-quality pressings of the out-or-print Turk Street EP (2008, Howling Mine) and Gambling on the Richter Scale LP (2009, Perpetual Motion Machine).

Following on the heels of their universally-praised 2015 LP, Grievances (Gilead Media, Neurot), we take things back a couple steps to the beginning stages of Kowloon. These earlier works are a snapshot at the foundation for the band’s sound in a much dirtier, noisier, sludgier environment.

Kowloon have always been a band focused heavily on tone and atmosphere with their unique style of heaviness, and the very intentional grit on these albums shows another face to a band that has grown to embrace a cleaner, over-driven sound in recent years.

Packaged in a single pocket LP jacket and available on black vinyl (350) or clear w/black swirl (250). Download code included.

Order now at Eroding Winds https://erodingwinds.com/collections/pre-orders/products/kowloon-walled-city-turk-street-12-inch

Order now at the Gilead Media bandcamp: https://gileadmedia.bandcamp.com/album/turk-street

 

 

Kowloon Walled City – Gambling on the Richter Scale LP

Gilead Media is proud to continue working with KOWLOON WALLED CITY by way of reissue. We are pleased to present new high-quality pressings of the out-or-print Turk Street EP (2008, Howling Mine) and Gambling on the Richter Scale LP (2009, Perpetual Motion Machine).

Following on the heels of their universally-praised 2015 LP, Grievances (Gilead Media, Neurot), we take things back a couple steps to the beginning stages of Kowloon. These earlier works are a snapshot at the foundation for the band’s sound in a much dirtier, noisier, sludgier environment.

Kowloon have always been a band focused heavily on tone and atmosphere with their unique style of heaviness, and the very intentional grit on these albums shows another face to a band that has grown to embrace a cleaner, over-driven sound in recent years.

Packaged in a single pocket LP jacket and available on black vinyl (350) or clear w/black swirl (250). Download code included.

Order now at Eroding Winds: https://erodingwinds.com/collections/pre-orders/products/kowloon-walled-city-gambling-on-the-richter-scale-lp

Order now at the Gilead Media bandcamp: https://gileadmedia.bandcamp.com/album/gambling-on-the-richter-scale

 

Krallice – Prelapsarian LP

Prelapsarian is the new full-length LP from Krallice, released digitally on December 21st, 2016, bookending the year with their Hyperion EP released January 1st, 2016.

Krallice continue the saga of their artistic growth by crafting elaborately composed works that are increasingly more impossible to define by typical genre terms. Not quite death metal, although obviously borrowing a great deal from the genre. Further from black metal than they’ve ever been without losing continuity with their prior compositions. Technical without alienating the listener or scattering the musical narrative. Heavy without giving way to basic metal gimmicks. Blistering in speed while never losing their precision or power.

And throughout the masterful balance in composition, Krallice also include lyrical content that appears to sway more on the side of the the personal, reflective, or commentative as opposed to the seemingly more cryptic content of previous material.

Prelapsarian stands as further evidence that Krallice are an ever-evolving entity whose works will not be shaped or defined by any force other than the desire of the band themselves. When they share their music with us it is a snapshot of their own pure intent.

Order now at Eroding Winds: https://erodingwinds.com/collections/pre-orders/products/krallice-prelapsarian-lp

Order now at the Gilead Media bandcamp: https://gileadmedia.bandcamp.com/album/prelapsarian

 

Vampillia + the body – xoroAHbin LP

Vampillia and The Body are two creative forces that are no strangers to the worlds of experimental and abrasive music. Although both have touched upon various types of metal styles in their previous works, also has each entity shown an obvious penchant for compositions that lean heavily into the worlds of electronics and experimental music. On this LP, xoroAHbin, we sit between each of those realms, experiencing them in equal parts.

Neither group is new to the collaboration game. Vampillia counting Lustmord, Jarboe, Nadja, and µ-Ziq amongst their past collaborators, while The Body has a discography just as long and varied, with the likes of Thou, Haxan Cloak, Full of Hell, Braveyoung, Krieg, and more. And as perfectly as these artists mesh with others it makes sense that their joining together yields such a powerful result.

Each track on xoroAHbin serves a narrative throughout the 30-minute album. Distorted electronic rhythms surge and create atmosphere as heavily-effected vocals and guitar wail from the depths. Then give way to mellow passages of strings and ambient tones, before surging again with abrasive textures for which both Vampillia and The Body are well-known.

xoroAHbin is presented by Gilead Media as a single LP in a standard jacket with a poly-lined inner sleeve with a download coded included. First pressing of 800 copies, 600 black and 200 clear.

Order now at Eroding Winds: https://erodingwinds.com/collections/pre-orders/products/vampillia-the-body-xoroahbin-lp

Order now at the Gilead Media Bandcamp: https://gileadmedia.bandcamp.com/album/xoroahbin

 

 

 

 

The body + Thou West Coast Tour

The body + Thou West Coast Tour

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The body and Thou are on the road now with their friends in Heat Dust. If you’re on the west coast you should be sure to get out to these shows.

 

10.19.15 – Reno at Holland (140 Vesta Street) at eight pm with Heat Dust and Dissidence
10.19.15 – Chico (LATE NIGHT SHOW, solo set, NO BODY) with Heat Dust
10.20.15 – Portland at Blackwater (835 NE Broadway Street) with Heat Dust
10.21.15 – Bellevue (MATINEE, solo set, NO BODY) at The Program (15228 Lake Hills Blvd) at six pm with Heat Dust and Vacant Life
10.21.15 – Seattle with Heat Dust, Negative Standards, and Dreamdecay
10.22.15 – Seattle (MATINEE) at KEXP at four pm with Heat Dust
10.22.15 – Olympia at Palace Stump House (2639 28th Street NW) at eight pm with Heat Dust, Gag, and Eos
10.23.15 – Portland (MATINEE, solo sets) at Anarres at one pm with Heat Dust and Hreinn
10.23.15 – Salem at Wisp House (805 Church Street) with Heat Dust and Blood Incantation
10.24.15 – Ashland (MATINEE, solo set, NO BODY) at Club 66 (1951 Ashland Street) at noon with Heat Dust, Hermits, and Claire Burgess
10.24.15 – Eureka at the Vet’s Hall (1018 H Street) at seven pm with Heat Dust
10.25.15 – Santa Rosa (MATINEE, solo set, NO BODY) with Heat Dust
10.25.15 – Berkeley (SOLO Thou and The Body sets, no collabo) at 924 Gilman Street with Heat Dust and Ragana
10.26.15 – Santa Cruz (MATINEE, solo set, NO BODY) with Heat Dust and Leucrota
10.26.15 – Oakland at the Metro (630 3rd Street) at eight pm with Heat Dust, No Statik, and SBSM
10.27.15 – Oakland (MATINEE, solo set, NO BODY) at 1234Go! Records (420 40th Street #5) at two pm with Heat Dust
10.27.15 – Sacramento at The Colony (3512 Stockton Blvd) at eight pm with Heat Dust, Gehenna, and Theories
10.28.15 – San Luis Obispo at Grange Hall (2880 Broad Street) at six  pm with Heat Dust, Hollow Sunshine, and Leucrota
10.29.15 – Santa Barbara at The Hard to Find (7190 Hollister Avenue) at eight pm with Heat Dust, Uranium Orchard, and Drool
10.30.15 – San Diego at The Stronghold (5335 Market Street) at eight pm with Catharsis, Heat Dust, Trash Axis, and Age of Collapse
10.31.15 – Silver Lake at Los Globos (3040 Sunset Blvd) at five pm with Catharsis, Heat Dust, Full of Hell, Gehenna, and Theories
11.01.15 – Orange County at the Observatory Theater at Day of the Shred Fest
11.01.15 – Los Angeles at The Smell (247 South Main Street) with Catharsis and Heat Dust

Thou + The Body Collaborative Performance Tour

Thou + The Body Collaborative Performance Tour

Press release from my buddies at Thrill Jockey…

 

The Body and thou

The Body will play a string of collaborative dates with New Orleans doom legends Thou this July, following a collaborative EP released on Vinyl Rites earlier this year. These sets will feature the bands playing together from start to finish, featuring material from that EP as well as songs from each band’s extensive back catalogs and possibly new material as well. The Body released Christs, Redeemers on Thrill Jockey last October, and Thou released their Heathen on Gilead Media in March. Both groups will be playing the Gilead Festival in Oshkosh, WI the weekend of July 18th-20th alongside Oozing Wound, Hell, Inter Arma, Ash Borer, and many more.

The Body & Thou tour dates:
07.01.14 – Birmingham, AL – The Forge
07.02.14 – Greensboro, NC – Legitimate Business
07.03.14 – Richmond, VA –  Empire the Bar (2 p.m. show)
07.03.14 – Washington, DC – The Pinch with Vilkacis, Pygmy Lush, and Jail Solidarity
07.04.14 – Baltimore, MD – Sidebar (Noon show)
07.05.14 – New York, NY – ABC No Rio w/Vilkacis and Ghede
07.06.14 – New London, CT – The Orphanage (1 p.m. show)
07.06.14 – Worcestor, MA – The Firehouse w/ Rozamov and Fórn
07.08.14 – Providence, RI – Machines with Magnets
07.12.14 – Syracuse, NY – Westcott Community Center w/ Bleak and Blood Sun Circle
07.13.14 – Pittsburgh, PA – The Shop
07.14.14 – Detroit, MI – Trumbullplex
07.16.14 – Michigan City, MI – Carbon Room w/ Angry Gods
07.17.14 – Chicago, IL Club Rectum (early show)
07.17.14 – Chicago, IL Empty Bottle w/ Ash Borer and Hell
07.18.14 – Oshkosh, WI – Masonic Center (Gilead Fest) w/ Ash Borer, Hell, Inter Arma, Protestant, and Oozing Wound
07.19.14 – Oshkosh, WI (The Body solo) – Masonic Center (Gilead Fest) w/ Bastard Sapling, Mutilation Rites, Kowloon Walled City, Geryon, False, Sea of Bones, Owlfood, Hexer

NEW DISTRO ITEMS: DEAFHEAVEN, ANTEDILUVIAN, GENERATION OF VIPERS, THE BODY

NEW DISTRO ITEMS: DEAFHEAVEN, ANTEDILUVIAN, GENERATION OF VIPERS, THE BODY

Added some new items to the store today. A couple new vinyl releases and a new shirt from The Body I just printed up for them. Check em out!

All available now at gileadmedia.net/store

 

Antediluvian – Logos gatefold LP – $16.00

 

The Body – Everything dies t-shirt – $14.00

 

Deafheaven – Sunbather 2LP – $21.00

 

Generation of Vipers – Howl & Filth LP + booklet – $15.00

 

All available now at gileadmedia.net/store