The Messthetics- The Messthetics

The Messthetics- The Messthetics

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Label: Dischord

Released 3/23/18

The Messthetics are an instrumental trio featuring Brendan Canty (drums), Joe Lally (bass), and Anthony Pirog (guitar). Brendan Canty and Joe Lally were the rhythm section of the band Fugazi from it's inception in 1987 to it's period of hiatus in 2002. This is the first band they've had together since then. Anthony Pirog is a jazz and experimental guitarist based in Washington, D.C. One half of the duo Janel & Anthony, he has emerged as a primary figure in the city's out-music community. The trio's debut includes nine songs recorded at Canty's practice space throughout 2017, live and mostly without overdubs. It's a snapshot of a band dedicated to the live ideal, where structure begets improvisation.

Track Listing:

  1. Mythomania
  2. Serpent Tongue
  3. Once Upon a Time
  4. Quantum Path
  5. Your Own World
  6. The Inner Ocean
  7. Radiation Fog
  8. Crowds and Power
  9. The Weaver