Rumors of its existence have been the stuff of underground legend for awhile now (and if you’re a regular at our DJ night at the Living Room, you might have even heard a sneak preview of a track or two, hot off the test pressings) but secrets this huge cannot be contained for long…
PORTABLE SHRINES MAGIC SOUND THEATRE VOL. I is available for preorder!
Curated by the Portable Shrines Collective, spearheaded by Translinguistic Other Recordings and distributed via Light in the Attic Records, Portable Shrines Magic Sound Theatre Vol. I is a massive double LP treasure trove of rare and exclusive tracks from 18 of the headiest bands currently working in the Pacific Northwest and beyond.
The compilation features new music by AFCGT, Eternal Tapestry, Prince Rama, Master Musicians of Bukkake, Kinski, Night Beats, Diminished Men, Purple Rhinestone Eagle, Midday Veil, Brother Raven, This Blinding Light, Janina Angel Bath, Blood Red Dancers, Geist & the Sacred Ensemble, Plankton Wat, Tiny Light, To Get Her Together and A Story of Rats…all of whom have played at Escalator Fest or another Shrines-curated event.
Vinyl only, deluxe gatefold packaging includes artwork by several of the musicians involved: Aubrey Nehring, Emily Pothast, Dewey Mahood, and Garek Druss, plus what might very well be the most badass poster Steve Quenell has ever designed.
Limited edition of 1000…these are not going to be around for long!
Full info available at records.translinguisticother.com.
Street date is RECORD STORE DAY, April 16, 2011, however a limited number of advance copies will be available at our official RECORD RELEASE PRE-PARTY on April 2 at the Lo-Fi in Seattle. Stay tuned for lineup and presale info…