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The Weathermen's latest release, the ultra rare white lable remix EP featuring mixes from Embedded by Jenny.exe, File not Found, This Fish Needs A Bike, Rotersand and Front 242's Daniel B, is now available to purchase from the now-DRM free iTunes.
Go buy it now. You know you want to. All the cool kids have got a copy...
Sadly it seems that indie vinyl merchants We Rock Like Crazy have had to shut up shop, mainly due to the lack of interest in indie vinyl (major label abuse is "in" this season. Bling bling. "I want my mp3" as Dire Straits would have sang if they'd released that song now and weren't elderly and stuff).
This means of course that the promised Weathermen Dear God remix 12" won't now see the light of day.
Or will it? Seemingly they have some white-labels in stock which they are happy to sell to the public.
Contact email@example.com for more information.
There has also been talk of digital releases so hopefully this great 12" will see public consumption in another form before long.
Keep watching the skies... but not while walking through traffic.
According to The Weathermen's new blog, PIAS are finally to release The Last Communique compilation at the start of the new year. We take back all the bad things about their mothers (though they'll be kept in storage in case they pull a sly one). Whether it'll be the same version of the album that The Weathermen have been letting people download from their website for the past few years or a re-jigger-ed version remains to be seen. However now those of you who are allergic to digital downloads will be able to buy a hard copy... plus all of you who felt great guilt for getting so much great music for free can redeem yourselves in the eyes of your god/goat/granny and buy a copy too.
...And so can the rest of you, because you know they deserve it.
Prior to that however will be the long awaited release of the Embedded remix EP, Dear God. It'll be out in December finally on We Rock Like Crazy on funky vinyl and shiny mp3. Possibly also on iTunes. Sure everything is nowadays...
Finally, the brand new The Weathermen album Embedded with The Weathermen is out now on Fire!Zone Records and Urgences Discs and is available from better record stores, including CDBaby. The album contains ten new songs of social commentary, wit and lunacy held together with funky electro beats, sinister industrial noises and smooth loin-stirring jazzy rhythms. The enhanced CD also contains, as a bonus, the original videos for The Weathermen 1980s classics: Poison! & Bang!.
The full tracklisting for the CD is :
See www.theweathermen.net for more information and/or see the page in the weatherstation discography here.
Buy Embedded with The Weathermen on CDBaby... NOW!
For all those poor souls who don't own a turntable or record player and feels they missed out on the excellent Daytime TV 12" remix ep, We Rock Like Crazy have made it available as a digital download via Juno Records in the UK. All the tracks from the EP are available in traditional non-drm mp3 at 192k and 320k quality along with the groovy artwork for download that you can print out. Prices are comparable to iTunes at £0.79/£0.99 per track with the whole five track ep for £2.99/£3.99.
See Juno's catalogue page for Daytime TV for purchase options or for more details and audio previews.
We Rock Like Crazy have announce another 12" remix ep. This time precceding the new Weathermen album 'Embedded with the Weathermen' will come the Dear God ep. Featuring mixes of Dear God and other tracks from the forthcoming LP by Rotersand, This Fish Needs a Bike, Jenny.exe, File not Found and Prothese (the longtime solo project of Daniel B. from Front 242).
The actual release date hasn't been announced yet but it'll likely be at the start of 2006, unless they rush it out for punters at BIMFest later this month.
More information on We Rock Like Crazys forthcoming releases page.
The Long awaited remixes 12" is now available in better record stores. Buy your copy now. Buy one for your gran!
Five pieces of sonic arse kicking on traditional circular vinyl gramaphone disc in a really groovy picture sleeve.
Out now on We Rock Like Crazy (wrlc5)
(I got mine from Flexx.be who will happily ship overseas.)