San Francisco rock band Oxbow has signed with Mike Patton’s label Ipecac Recordings and introduced that their subsequent album Love’s Vacation is about to be launched someday in 2022. They’ve by no means caught with one label for greater than a few albums, however Ipecac is an efficient match for his or her sound, having launched many experimental rock albums by teams like Melvins, ISIS and Daughters together with a lot of Patton’s personal initiatives.
Love’s Vacation would be the group’s follow-up to 2017’s comeback album Thin Black Duke, which was their first album in ten years. It noticed them heading in a extra symphonic course, however in any other case choosing up the place they’d left off. Like their earlier album The Narcotic Story (2007), Skinny Black Duke got here out by Aaron Turner of ISIS’ similarly-experiemental Hydra Head Information.
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Oxbow shaped in direction of the tip of the ‘80s as a a lot noisier punk-inspired act, placed on some wild stay exhibits and launched six studio albums over the course of their first twenty years collectively. Information like Let Me Be a Girl (1995), Serenade in Purple (1997) and An Evil Warmth (2002) earned them a small cult following.
Their present lineup has Eugene S. Robinson on vocals, Niko Wenner on guitar/keyboards, Dan Adams on bass and Greg Davis on percussion. For many of their songs, Wenner writes the music and Robinson supplies the lyrics. Davis has additionally been with the group for the reason that starting and Adams joined shortly after in 1990.