Artist: Genghis Tron
Album: Board Up the House
Label: Relapse Records
Playtime: 43:29 min
Rip date: 2008-02-04
Street date: 2008-02-19
Size: 70.30 MB
Quality: 209 kbps / 4410kHz / Joint Stereo
- Release Notes
Genghis Tron want to eat your brains.
Well, maybe they don?, but they do want to at least poke at it a little.
Their new album ?oard Up The House? evokes vivid emotional responses from
panic to relief, hope to despair, and just about everything in between. And
the best way to manipulate moods in such a way is to manipulate sounds, which
is what Genghis Tron does best.
Forming four short years ago in Poughkeepsie, New York, Genghis Tron ?Mookie
Singerman (vocals), Michael Sochynsky (keyboards), and Hamilton Jordan
(guitars) ?set out to create something left-of-center, and like their
musical tastes, that couldn? be easily pinned down. With Singerman? varied
vocals, Sochynsky? keyboard wizardry turning blips and beeps into pulsating
rhythms, beats, and ambient backdrops, and Jordan? fret-board shredding and
stream of memorable riffs, Genghis Tron created something that can only be
described as new and totally unique.
Genghis Tron began their first substantial touring on the heels of their
first demo and subsequent EP ?loak of Love?(Crucial Blast, 2005), gigging
with a range of diverse bands from Dan Deacon to Daughters, Yip, Yip to Death
From Above 1979, Usaisamonster to Magrudergrind, and everything in between.
The writing evolved slowly but morphed into what would become 2006? Kurt
Ballou-produced ?ead Mountain Mouth? their first full-length album. ?ead
Mountain Mouth?s darker, more dense approach was lauded by the international
press (AP, Rock Sound, Decibel, and more) and stoked by the bands
ever-expanding touring across the North America and the UK
In early ?7, the band signed a deal with Relapse Records (after over a year
of conversation between the band and label) and relocated to Philadelphia to
begin working on ?oard Up The House? The band broke from writing only for
choice tour opportunities; a US Tour with Kylesa, dates with Pig Destroyer,
Rob Crow, The Red Chord, and appearances at several festivals including SXSW.
Genghis Tron? painstaking year of write-and-tour, write-and-tour concluded
when they returned to Ballou? God City Studio in the fall to record ?oard
Up The House? The album? title track has been posted on the band? MySpace
page (MySpace.com/GenghisTron) to serve as a preview until the album sees its
international release in February 2008.
Genghis Tron have currently wrapped up a tour with The Dillinger Escape Plan,
and have unveiled extensive world tour plans. So if you should see three
rabid-looking figures off in the distance one of these dark winter nights,
you may want to prepare to ?oard Up The House?
Mookie Singerman ?vocals / keyboards
Michael Sochynsky ?keyboards / programming
Hamilton Jordan ?guitars / programming
Genghis Tron online:
- Track List
01. Board Up The House ( 5:54)
02. Endless Teeth ( 1:47)
03. Things Don't Look Good ( 3:35)
04. Recursion ( 2:08)
05. I Won't Come Back Alive ( 6:34)
06. City On A Hill ( 3:26)
07. The Whips ( 2:07)
08. Blow Back ( 4:01)
09. Colony Collapse ( 1:56)
10. The Feast ( 1:14)
11. Ergot (Relief) (10:47)