Ill Omened Ballads

The Outer Dark
The Compound / Battleground Records
14 February 2015


The Compound  and Battleground Records are preparing for the release of The Outer Dark, a collaborative 7” from Tucson’s GODHUNTER and Miami’s AMIGO THE DEVIL.

With an ominous, acoustic, folk/Western musical theme far from GODHUNTER’s abrasive hardcore/crust-influenced sludge attack, here the quintet — guitarists/vocalists Jake Brazelton, David Rodgers, bassist Dick Williamson, drummer Andy Kratzenberg, and keyboardist/cellist/effects producer Matthew Davis — is joined by one Danny Kiranos, a.k.a. AMIGO THE DEVIL, who supplies soaring vocals and ethereal theremin contributions to the two-song 7”, The Outer Dark. Delivered at 45RPM on quality black wax for maximum clarity, the A-side’s “Weeping Willow” is a fully original, ill-omened ballad from the collective, while the B-side is a bleak rendition of Nirvana’s “Something In The Way.” The record was recorded in multiple sessions during the Summer of 2014 at Arcane Digital Studios in Chandler, Arizona, and was produced, mixed and mastered by Ryan Butler.

The Outer Dark will see release on Valentine’s Day, February 14th, 2015, through a union of GODHUNTER-co-owned Battleground Records and Earsplit’s label, The Compound.

A remarkably fine pair of tunes.

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