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Newly Wed Nearly Dead
Out August 7th on Loglady Records
Originally beginning as the post-Young Prisms solo project of Jason Hendardy in 2011, San Francisco's Permanent Collection became a more rounded-out affair when locals Megan Dabkowski (bass), Brenden Nerfa (guitar) and Mike Stillman (drums) were added to the mix. One part pop, one part shoegaze, with a punk spirit and energy, Permanent Collection exists in a world where it can scribble love notes to Creation Records on one hand, while nodding to neighbors Slumberland Records over the bay bridge on the other.
The debut 12” EP Delirium was released last summer, but the recently completed new album -- Newly Wed Nearly Dead, set for release August 7th on San Francisco's Loglady Records -- is a template of what has become the Permanent Collection sound: candy coated pop structures, swathed in hazy guitars. Hendardy recruited the three additional band members in 2011, and collaborated with them to write and flesh-out the songs on Newly Wed Nearly Dead in their new rough-and-tumble practice space in the notorious Bayview District. The band also turned to cult music icons Monte Vallier (of Swell/Half-Church and owner of Ruminator Audio) and Kramer (producer of groups such as Galaxie 500 and Low) for recording and mastering, and the results are there.
Robert Christgau described Sonic Youth as “not peering into the fissure (but) barreling down the turnpike like the fissure ain’t there.” No other contemporary pop group strives to mine that mentality like San Francisco’s Permanent Collection does. The band’s punk infused, fuzzed out pop will leave your ears ringing and your heart stinging. For the forthcoming LP, Newly Wed Nearly Dead the band turned to cult music icons Monte Vallier (of Swell/Half-Church and owner of Ruminator Audio) and Kramer (producer of groups such as Galaxie 500 and Low) for recording and mastering. Carving out new territory for the band, this album will have your brain crooning and undoubtedly fall into your subconscious.
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