Less Art releasing debut album Strangled Light

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Remember last year when we mentioned the band Less Art? It’s a new group that features members of ThriceCurl Up and Die, and Kowloon Walled City. They’re finally set to release their debut album this summer.

The record is called Strangled Light, and it’s due out on July 28th through Gilead Media.

Now to get more into the details, the band is comprised of Thrice drummer Riley Breckenridge, Kowloon Walled City’s Ian Miller and Jon Howell, Curl Up and Die’s Mike Minnick (all of which, we should add, make up the baseball-themed grindcore project Puig Destroyer) and Thrice’s Ed Breckenridge.

The album is 9 tracks that’s described as a “modern, muscular incarnation of… bands like Fugazi, Unwound, and Drive Like Jehu.” It was recorded and mixed by Kowloon Walled City frontman Scott Evans at Sharkbite Studios and Antisleep Audio, and mastered by Brad Boatright (Full of Hell, Mutoid Man) at Audiosiege.

Anyways, the band has a trio of shows coming up to support the record this summer. In early August they’ll be doing two stops in the Bay and one in SoCal.

Here’s their track “Pessimism as Denial.”

Once more… Strangled Light comes out July 28th through Gilead Media.

Less Art tour dates:

Aug 04 San Francisco, CA @ Hemlock Tavern
Aug 05 Oakland, CA @ 1234 Go! Records
Aug 06 Santa Ana, CA @ Constellation Room

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