Hall of Fames third full-length album finds these NYC indoor miners forging even deeper into their secret cave of gems (financed with new picksnshovels on the Siltbreeze tab). Like their previous output on the Amish label, this ones a melange of tribal thump, eastern drone, raga concrete and melodious melancholia.
Hall of Fames unique, not easily identifiable sound has been compared to revered oufits such as Flies Inside the Sun and The Shadow Ring, sometimes even in English. If, like the young scribes from Hayfever magazine, your recollection and your record collection go back further than a time we like to call “the early 90s,” its okay to shout “king me!” and move on. But if you really wanna sit around the ol checkerboard discussing strategy, then your next stop is a Lower East Side of the late 60s; Hall of Fames healthy smattering of influences stretches back to Ludlow Street-era Velvet Underground, Prestige-era Moondog, The Godz and Angus MacLise. Recently the band played a series of shows with The Red Krayola, impressing the hell out of that old Quixotic Dadaist Mayo Thompson and his erstwhile Sancho Panza, David Grubbs. Senor Grubbs was so impressed that he enlisted HoFs Dan Brown to do some drumming for his forthcoming release of covers from various performances from the King Biscuit Flower Hour. Only in New York! - Siltbreeze Records
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