May 5, 2012 9:00 PM Subscribe
posted by Nomyte (13 comments total)
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The exacting, cerebral sounds of Massachusetts natives Math the Band invite intense attention and abstract appreciation. A live set from 2009 presents what is perhaps the best opportunity to sample their dense soundscapes: 1
"They have one setting: frenetic." "…A lot like the music from the old Sonic the Hedgehog games on the Sega [sic] but with vocals." "Their live shows have yielded them a total of seven broken bones."
MtB's 2009 album Don't Worry
(their most recent) has been reviewed widely: on Consequence of Sound
, in Venus Zine
, on Altsounds
— and spotlighted
on NPR's All Songs Considered blog
Here is a real music video for one of the songs on the album: Why Didn't You Get a Haircut?
Math the Band tweets
, and exists on MySpace
. They have a new EP
A selection of manchildren rocking out to MtB's music: 1
This is all.