Countach

by The Cassettes

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The opus to the inner-child and seemingly unconnected (yet connected) themes! To quote: “There’s something slightly schizophrenic about Countach, The Cassettes’ new album. The songs aren’t so much composed as hammered together from utterly random cultural detritus: The Patrick Swayze film Black Dog, Navajo warriors, reptile people, Italian horror movie scores. Guitarist/vocalist Shelby Cinca—former member of spazz-core pioneers Frodus—describes Countach as “Choose Your Own Adventure” rock ‘n’ roll: a type of music where one page turn (or in this case, song break) can bring a disorienting shift in subject matter.” — A. Leitko

Originally released on cassette with download card, toy horse and race-car. Limited edition of 250 (2008). New edition of 100 cassettes pressed in 2011.

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released October 10, 2008

All songs by The Cassettes, © 2008.


Recorded at Boombox Magnetica Upstairs, Arlington, VA in 2008. Mixed at Kemado Studios, Chelsea, NYC in 2008. Produced by Jonathan Kreinik.

Mastered by Burleigh Seaver. Post-Mastering by Mystic Gnome Mobile.

Self-released on cassette (limited of 250 copies) in October 2008 and released digitally worldwide in 2009.

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The Cassettes Washington D.C., D.C.

From power-pop/rock to mophing into "A rollicking air-balloon ride over a landscape dotted with greasy resonator guitars, screaming accordions and theremins!"—AllMusic

Also known as a Musical Explorers Society, The Cassettes dare to push standard musical structures while maintaining a respectful tip o' the hat to the visionaries of the past.

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