Let Us Now Praise Noise: November 18, 2016

Published on November 18th, 2016 in: Current Faves, Let Us Now Praise Noise, Music, New Music |

By Tim Murr

Muuy Biien: photo by Matt Evans

Muuy Biien: photo by Matt Evans

Here’s a rundown of what I’ve been listening to as of late.

Muuy Biien, Age Of Uncertainty (Autumn Tone)

Hailing from the great southern music Mecca, Athens GA, which gave us REM, B-52s, and Pylon among others, comes Muuy Biien with their third album Age Of Uncertainty. I was completely in the dark about this band prior to this album, so I can’t compare it to their two previous efforts, but according to the press release Muuy Biien have departed from their old sound and embraced a new one more akin to Suicide and The Gun Club. That’s fine by me. I’m very much enjoying this dark, downbeat, and noisy album. Catch them on tour if you can; apparently they put on a great show! For more visit, https://muuybiien.bandcamp.com/

Tour dates:
11/30 – Jackson, MS – Martin’s
12/01 – Houston, TX – The Nightingale Room
12/02 – San Antonio, TX – The Mix
12/03 – Austin, TX – The Sidewinder
12/04 – Fort Worth, TX – Lola’s
12/06 – Tucson, AZ – The Flycatcher
12/07 – San Diego, CA – Soda Bar
12/08 – Los Angeles, CA – Satellite
12/09 – San Francisco, CA – Hemlock Tavern
12/11 – Portland, OR – Bunk Bar
12/12 – Seattle, WA – The Vera Project
12/13 – Boise, ID – Neurolux
12/15 – Denver, CO – Lost Lake Lounge
12/17 – St. Louis, MO – Firebird

The Peep Temple, Joy (Wing Sing)

Melbourne Australia’s The Peep Temple have also released their third album, called Joy, and it absolutely is. It’s fantastic, prickly, post-punk in a Mission Of Burma/Big Black tradition. “Ray Guns” and “Don’t Race” are probably the two stand-out tracks, for those looking to sample before diving in, but the album taken in as a whole is really rewarding. I’ve been missing bands like this. Check them out on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thepeeptempel/

The Wrong Results, Raw EP (self-released)

What better timing for some old school political hardcore? From Eagle Pass/Clutch City TX, The Wrong Result’s new EP Raw is three solid blasts ofreally good punk rock. The sound is a bit like an early Epitaph Records release, which is always a welcome thing. The band is tight and have stepped up their game from their Wrong EP in terms of songwriting and production. The only downside to Raw is that it has only three songs. Looking forward to The Wrong Results’ debut LP! Follow the band on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thewrongresults/

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