Supergroup alert! Neko Case, k.d. lang and Laura Veirs made a freakin’ stellar record together and you should buy it right now! Yeah, I know that this really big band has some other big record out today too, but not gonna lie, I dig this one more. There’s also a new SWANS album out today, which is technically (physically) bigger than the one by that other band. Don’t worry – we’ve got plenty of that other thing in stock too, along with a metal-heavy list of new releases, reissues & restocks (Neurosis reissues – woooooo!). Used section’s bulking up for beach weather too, so come dig! -MLE
Case/Lang/Veirs – S/T LP
“Several years ago k.d. lang sent an email to Neko Case and Laura Veirs on a whim. It read simply, ‘I think we should make a record together.’ Though the three musicians were barely more than acquaintances ‘Laura and I both responded immediately,’ recalls Case. ‘There was no question.’
But now there is an answer. case/lang/veirs, a new album by three phenomenal, self-driven artists, which features fourteen new, original songs written by the artists over a period of two-and-a-half years. It was recorded in Portland, OR where lang and Veirs both live, and produced by Tucker Martine with the group. Sessions commenced in lang’s loft with a view of Mount St. Helens, and in Veirs’ dining room and backyard studio.
Full of stunning harmonies and spellbinding rhythms, case/lang/veirs draws inspiration from alluring, mysterious subjects: a supermoon, the tumbledown story of 70s singer Judee Sill, and the ‘best kept secret’ in Silver Lake, to name but three.” -ANTI