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Preparation Age

Mike Adams At His Honest Weight rounds out 2015 with Preparation Age, a new 5-song one-sided LP on Burnt Toast Vinyl in conjunction with our friends at Sounds Familyre. It was recorded during the same sessions as a forthcoming 2016 full-length and serve as companion songs and a taste of what is to come. They build on the solidly crafted pop songs of 2014’s The Best of Boiler Room Classics through sonic experimentation and take the band’s sound into a hazier new territory combining influences from the synth-based rock of Wheat, Grandaddy, and Flaming Lips with Beach Boys inspired vocal harmonies. Throughout Preparation Age, Mike Adams manages to tell stories of forgotten friends and everyday people, turning fear and anxiety from the departed past into something pleasing and beautiful. In the more perfect universe next door, 2016 is the year for Mike and the boys’ magnum opus crowning achievement that will earn them a well-deserved gold record. For 2015, in the here and now gold teeth, it’s Mike Adams At His Honest Weight’s Preparation Age. Preparation Age is presented in a limited vinyl-only release of 500 copies with the B-side featuring an etching and including a digital download code. This LP…Continue readingPreparation Age

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Mike Adams At His Honest Weight

Our next one-sided LP release will be from our friends in Bloomington, IN, Mike Adams At His Honest Weight. The audio lacquer and etching are at the pressing plant and a release date will be announced when we have a better understanding of the final shipping date. If you aren’t familiar, you should take a listen to 2014’s excellent Best of Boiler Room Classics released by our friends at Flannelgraph Records and Joyful Noise. It was on heavy rotation throughout the year and most highly recommended. Best of Boiler Room Classics by Mike Adams At His Honest Weight In the meantime, the band will be on a little tour starting this Friday in Philadelphia with our good friends Ortolan: 12 June – Philadelphia, PA – The Fire with Ortolan 13 June – Boston, MA – The Lilypad 15 June – Jersey City, NJ – The Goddamn Dave Hill Show (WFMU)  16 June – Brooklyn, NY – The Bell House  with ohnomoon, and Bronze Float 17 June – Pittsburgh, PA – Howler’s 18 June – Columbus, OH – Tree Bar 20 June- Bloomington, IN – The Bishop  with Eric Ayotte, Metavari :::scott:::