03 June 2018

STORM AND STRESS Storm&Stress 1997

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Chicago/New York experimental rock trio Storm & Stress is electric guitarist and singer Ian Williams (of Don Caballero), drummer Kevin Shea and bassist Erich Ehm (of Golan Globus). Named for the German literary movement, Sturm und Drang, the band recorded their first album, Storm and Stress, with Steve Albini in early 1997. It was released in July of that same year on Touch & Go. In June and July of 1999, Storm & Stress recorded their follow-up album with Jim O'Rourke, this time with guest appearances by not only Micah Gaugh, who also performed on their first release, but by drummer Jim Black, as well. Under Thunder & Fluorescent Lights was released in early 2000 on Touch & Go.


1 We Write Threnodies. We Write With Explosions 12:29
2 Today Is Totally Crashing And Stunned In Bright Lights 10:07
3 Dance 'Til Record Skips Like Passengers Shift On Take Off 9:23
4 Micah Gaugh Sings All Is All 3:03
5 Guitar Cabinet Stack Way High Is Freedom [Or] Gravity Gives Us Rhythm 11:16
6 Piles Of Blinkers Slip For New Years 2:17
7 Orange Cone Made No Noise 10:20

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