Chrome Over Brass
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Expected 27th November
Debut album from one man-band Chrome Over Brass aka multi-instrumentalist Alex Garcia-Rivera, drummer of American Nightmare / Give Up The Ghost. Awesome technical instrumental hardcore-punk. Fans Of Refused and Converge get into this!
Chrome Over Brass takes the traditional approach to songwriting and flips it upside down. Alex Garcia-Rivera's thunderous drum-riffs serve as the epicenter of everything rather than typical guitar-riffing/melody. The end result is a proto prog-punk mix that combines a High On Fire toughness with Don Caballero-like proficiency and swagger, all propelled by an urge for late 60s / early 70s inspired artistic exploration.
A true DIY project, the debut album from Chrome Over Brass was recorded in a 100% analog process on 2 inch tape at Alex Garcia-Rivera's own Mystic Valley Studio, a fully analog studio he built with his own hands. Each song is comprised of one complete drum performance on a simple 5 piece drum set (made by Alex himself), with no digital editing. Even guitar and bass tracks were recorded in singular takes; a true rarity in today's cut and paste music world.
- 1.Elephants Never Forget
- 2.Bear Attack
- 3.Crush On The Derbyshire
- 4.Here Come The Stukas
- 5.Black Rainbow
- 6.Fighting With Tooth And Nailgun
- 7.Moogs For Moderns
- 8.Jeeps On Safari
- 9.One Night In St. Regis
Cat no: DW175
Info correct on: 26/11/2015