Friday, July 8, 2011

Mogwai "Earth Division" ep - 12th September

Having thus far enjoyed a monumental year, with a sold out world tour and the release of the superb and critically acclaimed 7th studio album, Hardcore Will Never Die, But You Will, Mogwai are ready to embark upon another chapter. The band are set to release their Earth Division EP, which carries four brand new tracks, highlighting a creative departure from the band’s trademark cinematic mantra of pulverizing, scorched guitar riffage, into a more recontextualised domain of hazy electronic distortion, accompanied by spiky wafts of violins, violas, cellos and double bass and jagged keys.

Earth Division discretely demonstrates another side of Mogwai’s stratospheric level of brilliance with its ever-rotating, hypnotic soundtracks that drift dreamy into force, while adsorbing into the paranormal.

Earth Division is a collaboration of barded guitar distortion and haunting piano, which might offer the listener something different, but it still carries the band’s hallmarks.

Earth Division EP tracklisting//
1. Get To France.
2. Hound Of Winter.
3. Drunk And Crazy.
4. Does This Always Happen?

Earth Division will be released on CD, download and 12″

Mogwai are: Dominic Aitchison, Stuart Braithwaite, Martin Bulloch, Barry Burns and John Cummings.

Mogwai are headlining at this month’s iTunes Festival, at the Roundhouse,London on 23rd July and they will also be appearing at the End Of The Road Festival on 3rd September, which sold out in record time.

"Earth Division" EP will be available on CD, 12" and Digital Download on September 12th on Rock Action and 13th September on Sub Pop for North America.

Update - Stuart played 'Hound Of Winter' at his solo show in London on Jan 22nd 2011

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Terrible song titles, as usual.