Monday, November 1, 2010
Stream: OOAL split 7" - C!ties + Guilty Optics
Out On A Limb Records have already released one excellent split 7" this year with the Windings/Vertigo Smyth double-header (http://tinyurl.com/36esk3x). The follow-up couldn't be more of a contrast stylistically. On one side there's the blistering 'White Teeth' by Dubliners Guilty Optics: it's very much in the same ballpark as album-of-the-year contenders Jogging, heavy and hardcore-influenced.
GUILTY OPTICS - WHITE TEETH by OOAL
The other side features the equally impressive 'Krakatoa' by Ennis-based band C!ties, an instrumental tour-de-force that shifts deftly from sludgy post-rock to lean, laser-precision riffing
C!TIES-KRAKATOA by OOAL
The 7" is released November 19th on limited edition vinyl complete with download codes. There'll also be a number of live dates in support:
November 18th – Róisín Dubh (Upstairs), Galway. Doors 11.30pm. Free Show (followed by OOAL djs)
November 19th – The Quad, Cork. W/guests TBC. 9pm. Free Show
November 20th – Brandon's, Ennis, w/ guests Jogging. 9pm. Adm: 3 Euro
November 21st – Dolan's Upstairs, Limerick w/guests Jogging & Baby Blue Eyes. Doors 6pm. Free Show
November 26th – Whelan's Upstairs, Dublin w/guests TBC. 8pm. 6 Euro/€10 with vinyl.
And on the subject of C!ties, their 2008 EP is available to download for free from their Bandcamp: http://cities.bandcamp.com/album/ep