Bryant Clifford Meyer Debuts PRESSION Side Project

Bryant Clifford Meyer (Ex-Isis/Palms/Red Sparowes/etc) has unveiled his new minimalistic electronic project Pression, whose debut release UNA can be streamed on Bandcamp. I personally enjoy this kind of chill electonic/dub music so I’m all for this. You can stream the album if you wish after the jump.

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PALMS Release New Album Trailer

Palms (Deftones, Ex-Isis) have released the official trailer for their upcoming self titled debut, which will hit store shelves on June 25th through Ipecac. Pre-orders for the new effort can be found here with a variety of bundles available. The “supergroup” will be playing a few shows in California with Crypts (ex These Arms Are Snakes) this Summer in support of the release. You can view the trailer and the tour dates after the jump.

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PALMS Release New Track

Palms, the highly anticipated collaborative project from Chino Moreno (Deftones) and ex-Isis members Jeff Caxide, Aaron Harris and Bryant Clifford Meyer, has finally released a taste of what’s to come. Pitchfork is currently streaming the track “Patagonia” from their upcoming self titled debut which is due out on June 25th. The track is just what I expected this project to sound like; a culmination of the more melodious and ambient moments of Isis and Deftones. But that doesn’t mean the track exceeds my expectations for “Patagonia” is quite stellar. It’s totally entrancing and has a lot of that ambient Wavering Radiant era Isis sound I adore. You can stream the track at Pitchfork or stream it via Youtube below.

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Gloom Reborn: Reissues Of OLD MAN GLOOM’s First Four Records Available

According to Aaron Turner’s (Isis, Hydra Head) blog, the fellows over at Daymare Recordings have remastered Old Man Gloom’s first four albums! These reissues (CD only at the moment) have been given a nice makeover with revamped artwork and was remastered by James Plotkin and stuffed with bonus live material. These albums include Meditations in B, Seminar II: The Holy Rites of Primitivism Regressionism, Seminar III: Zozobra, and Christmas. You can purchase these fine reissues over at this location. Check that out now!

-Lane Oliver

Hydra Health: Help Keep Hydra Head Records Alive!

As you know by now, back in September Hydra Head Records would be closing its doors. I was deeply saddened that my favorite label was going under because of the state the music industry is in. But according to a recent post on Hydra Head’s official blog, the label that brought you Isis, Pelican, Daughters and more may still be able to keep breathing. Introducing Hydra Health; a Hydra Head rehabilitation project. According to the post the label will still not be able to release new records BUT they will still be able to preserve their catalog with your help! The label is offering a slew of special purchasable items (with more on the way) in order to raise money for their upcoming represses. Here is the official statement:

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