PRE​-​ORDER Untitled

by WALL

supported by
/
  • Pre-order of PRE-ORDER Untitled. You get 1 track now (streaming via the free Bandcamp app and also available as a high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more), plus the complete album the moment it's released.
    releases April 28, 2017

     $7 USD  or more

     

  • Record/Vinyl

    Posthumous Debut Follow up to the their s/t 7"

    Includes digital pre-order of PRE-ORDER Untitled. You get 1 track now (streaming via the free Bandcamp app and also available as a high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more), plus the complete album the moment it's released.
    shipping out on or around April 28, 2017

     $15 USD or more

     

  • Compact Disc (CD)

    Posthumous Debut Follow up to the their s/t 7"

    Includes digital pre-order of PRE-ORDER Untitled. You get 1 track now (streaming via the free Bandcamp app and also available as a high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more), plus the complete album the moment it's released.
    digital album releases April 28, 2017
    item ships out within 5 days

     $12 USD or more

     

  • Full Digital Discography

    Get all 47 Wharf Cat Records releases available on Bandcamp and save 30%.

    Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality downloads of PRE-ORDER Stone Fish, PRE-ORDER Let's Not Talk About Music, Misogyny Stone, PRE-ORDER Untitled, Interludes of Insanity, LAST COPIES - Sleeprydr 7", Bye Bye Berta, LAST COPIES - s/t EP, and 39 more. , and , .

     $178.37 USD or more (30% OFF)

     

1.
High Ratings
2.
Shimmer Of Fact
3.
Save Me
4.
(Sacred) Circus
5.
Wounded At War
6.
Everything In Between
7.
01:51
8.
Weekend
9.
Turn Around
10.
River Mansion

about

If you saw WALL play in NYC or at SXSW (they were No. 2 on Time Out Austin’s top picks for SXSW 2016) you will recognize some of the tracks on their new LP, Untitled. "Everything In Between" was often a set opener, albeit in an instrumental form. Here we find the definitive full band arrangement, which shows a group capable of generating wave after wave of engaging post-punk. First single "High Ratings" advances the strengths of WALL's self-titled EP with it's look at modern anxiety stemming from social media addiction: "We're all guilty," as singer Sam York howls. Their rocking cover of Half Japanese's classic "Charmed Life" is probably the closest track in tone to "Cuban Cigars," the pop moment on the WALL EP. True to the original, it features perfectly skronky sax from Pill’s Ben Jaffe. "River Mansion" displays Vince McClelland's extensive post-punk guitar vocabulary with squalls, shrieks and plinks over the band's elegant Kroutrock groove with York and Skadden's cooing vocals occasionally synching with a slippery guitar riff. Fans of Skadden's former group, Finally Punk will appreciate "Save Me" – a tale of desperation with Skadden sharing lead vocal duties along with York. These are just a few examples of songs from this diverse and intense LP, showing us a band stretching out sonically and stylistically at their peak and right before their untimely demise. 

So there you have it -- a testament to a band that formed in an instant, burned brightly and left us with two great records. Did you see WALL at Palisades, The Silent Barn, Alphaville, Union Pool, and all the rest of them? Let this LP remind you or take you there for the first time. Mixed by Mike Kutchman at Kutch 1 Studios and mastered by Josh Bonati.

credits

releases April 28, 2017

tags

license

all rights reserved

about

Wharf Cat Records New York

Wharf Cat Records out of Greenpoint Brooklyn like this - Urochromes, Palberta, The Ukiah Drag, Macula Dog, Posse, Soaker, Cottaging, The Sediment Club, WALL, Snakehole, Bichkraft, Boulders, Dads (FL), Big French, J. Zagers, Parquet Courts, Joey Pizza Slice, La Peste, Tropical Skin Byrds ... more

contact / help

Contact Wharf Cat Records

Streaming and
Download help

Shipping and returns

Redeem code