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LISTEN: Teith - Friends Of Italian Opera
Laurie Tuffrey , January 18th, 2013 09:10

Premiere of new track from Chicago post-rockers' forthcoming new album Humboldt Park

Chicago noise pop four-piece Teith are gearing up to release their long-awaited full-length Humboldt Park (artwork above), out on January 29. We've got a first play of album track 'Friends Of Italian Opera' - have a listen below:

The cut rises up from a martial drumbeat around two builds; the first gives way to a quaking grind of pile-driver guitars and bass, which dissolves back down into some fine pitch-shifted noise and a repeated, chiming motif which leads the track through to its soaring, coruscating end.

Say the band, comprising Joshua Grubman, Lisa Shelley and Trevor de Brauw, plus new member Billy Baumann, adding guitar to their sound for the first time: "Veering from catacomb depths of apocalyptic doom to stratospheric heights of bristling post-apocalypse rallying anthems, Humboldt Park is the final document of a band that exemplifies Dr. Eldon Tyrell's old proxy 'the light that burns twice as bright burns half as long.'"

The album will be out on download, as well as a strictly limited 100-copy run of a screen printed vinyl edition, both of which you can pre-order here.

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