Philadelphia band Bardo Pond have introduced a twenty fifth anniversary reissue of their second album Amanita. The 1996 report has lengthy been out of print, however might be launched as a 2xLP purple vinyl deluxe version by way of Matador on October 8. At present, the band has shared a beforehand unreleased monitor referred to as “Shadow Puppet,” in addition to a music video for the track “Limerick.” Verify these out under.
“Amanita was a manifesto of the whole lot we have been attempting to do,” Bardo Pond guitarist Michael Gibbons stated in a press launch. “It was actually a template for the whole lot we did later. We have been an actual unit—simply so artistic, simply making up riffs. There have been songs, however they have been nonetheless rooted in our free-improv base. We had a magnificence, however we additionally had a extremely robust impulse to be dissonant.” He added:
The discharge of Amanita would be the newest installment of Matador’s Revisionist History sequence. The rest of the band’s catalog—Lapsed (1997), Set and Setting (1999), and Dilate (2001)—might be reissued later within the 12 months alongside a 2xLP rarities compilation.