Come celebrate with NØMADS for their vinyl record release of Free My Animal. A blasting testament to raw energy, the rhythm track was put to tape in one long unedited take, preserving the idea that you don’t need 50 takes and a thousands edits to make a record. Joined by ÆONR RINGS and CORBU
This is a general admission, standing event. Happy hour from 6:30-7:30pm including $3 beer and $5 well drinks.
NØMADS Record Release Party
NØMADS is a maximum sound two-piece rock outfit featuring Nathan Lithgow (touring and recording bassist for My Brightest Diamond, Inlets, and Gabriel & the Hounds), and drummer Garth MacAleavey (former Inlets touring drummer, and sound engineer for the Philip Glass Ensemble, Joe’s Pub, and Le Poisson Rouge).
Forged and incubated in a small rehearsal room in Brooklyn, NØMADS harkens back to the razor-efficient songwriting forms of 90’s bands like Nirvana, Fugazi, and Girls Against Boys, while updating the style and stripping the approach to its essential foundations of lyricism and sonic intensity. NØMADS is a primal sound that capitalizes on conspicuous juxtapositions- minimal instrumentation against maximum sound;; aggression against beauty;; soft melody versus an aggression of expression.
Free My Animal, the project’s first full-length effort, is an album about liberation, belief, and being alive, incorporating elements of more contemporary rock outfits like Death From Above 1979 and Queens of the Stone Age. Produced, recorded, and mixed entirely by MacAleavey & Lithgow, it is a meditation on shedding a skin and becoming a predator in the modern age.
The spine of Free My Animal is a recorded rehearsal of the songs comprising the album, each performed in one-take, without a metronome, in its most organic form. This is the sound of shutting out the rest of the world in order to create something true, undiluted, and and unapologetic.
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“Dreams are really important to me. I think the world you experience when you’re dreaming is physically real, in some way. I don’t understand it at all, but I’ve had enough intense experiences to justify that belief. For me, it’s a sort of parallel reality to our normal, waking consciousness – one where time doesn’t exist and dead relatives can hang out with you. Whenever I’m making art or music, I feel like I’m trying to reach over into that place and bring some of it back into this one.” – Jonathan Graves, Corbu