cover image not availableSPECIAL PRE-ORDER PRICING. This 2xLP in full color gatefold ships Aug 30, 2014. Music to make the body feel wild. A saga that began four albums and five comic books ago with a fat stub of flesh burrowing beneath the grass to uncover hex givers, beepers, and severed sisters’ heads, draws to its epic finale deep within The Maze: Once a war sanctuary, then a home, now a biomechanized sarcophagus, and the only way out is up. “The machine stirred, searching for a response. Chairs, table, out of proportion swollen in the dark. The ceiling pressing down. A discontinuous lump of flesh asks, “Who Are You!?” “Nothing. Complete nothings. An empty space surrounded by an empty space.” He was coming closer to the truth. “That’s right!” Though this story is crushing, the resulting shards dance, creak and spill into a psychic underground vast enough for cymbal, cello, tuba, storms, timpani, piano, guitar, foghorn, harmonica, double reeds, trumpet, Sylvester Stallone vocals, and synth that makes Pink Floyd blush. Audiophiles will test their high end gear with this album; laughing teenagers will crank it, flying top speed to the ocean. Zeek Sheck’s sound is singular, unmistakable: sleep talking, skidding drums, 64th note woodwinds at full tilt, cult chorales, resplendent horns, and escape-velocity dance anthems. For such odd music to achieve a maturity is both rare and gorgeous; "Joinus" is spare yet lustrous, by turns mysterious and dangerously riotous. Listeners will scramble to hear the early records all over again.

Zeek Sheck
Joinus

Liz Allbee/Hans Grüsel
Strategies For Failure/Zuckerkrieg

Bran(...)Pos
Den of Ordure and Iridescence

Moira Scar
Scarred for Life

Antimatter
Reset

Fat Worm of Error
Ambivalence and the Beaker

Nerfbau
Error Swarms

Ava Mendoza
Shadow Stories

Liz Allbee
Theseus vs.

Masaoka, Chen, Grüsel, Nagai
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Ralph White and the Horaflora Sound System
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Loachfillet
Electric Pond: Solar Solution