SAX AND VIOLENS
Violens, a name that combines violence and lens, is a bit ironic, considering that the band seems more intune happy 60s pop music. Strangely enough, the band seems to be influenced by 4AD stuff like, Chapterhouse and Dead Can Dance, according to their free Summer mixtape.
They have an album coming out called Amoral on November 9th on Friendly Fire Records. Their single and video from the album is "Violent Sensation Descends", inspired by old Italian horror films from Dario Argento.
The band are doing a few dates in November:
11/06 Detroit, MI - Magic Stick
11/07 Toronto, ON - Drake Hotel
11/08 Montreal, QC - Casa del Popolo
11/09 Cambridge, MA - Middle East Upstairs
More details on www.violens.net, see video:
SEASON OF NUÇI
Speaking of Vimeo videos, Groop and Eikon sent me the video for a cover of Donovan's "Season of the Witch" by Dream Boat to celebrate Nuçi's Space 10th anniversary. According to the note, the band seems to compose of a who's who of various Athens bands (Hope For Agoldensummer, Dark Meat, Creepy, Modern Skirts, etc).
The video (made by Dan Donahue, Jason Miller, and Chris Bilheimer) is pretty typical witchery stuff: the woods, druids, and creepy music. It's also really long, like over fifteen minutes long.
♥ Resident Evil Walmart Steelcase
Anyway, if you haven't already own the old Resident Evil movies on DVD (or just looking to upgrade), the best deal to get is from Walmart, they are releasing exclusive steelbook cases for each film on bluray at a decent price of $15 each. I bought a set, see picture.
In Resident Evil news, there is a remix contest going on. You have until November 10th to submit remixes of "AxeMan" and "Tokyo", from the official Resident Evil: Afterlife soundtrack. Winner will get credit and their song to be used in a special deluxe edition of the soundtrack. Details on tomandandy.com/remix, where you can download virgin tracks at various BPM of the two songs to play around with.