Official press release:
Laval, France noisy hardcore/punk outfits Birds In Row and WAITC have announced an upcoming split 10″, to be released October 30th on Throatruiner Records. Featuring three new tracks from each three-piece band, this split was recorded and mixed by Amaury Sauvé at La Senelle (Plebeian Grandstand, Calvaiire, Death Engine). Two tracks and preorders details will be online soon.
The most “local” split you can get – written, recorded, designed, pressed and released in Laval, France. A perfect pairing between two loud and abrasive three-pieces, both tracked and mixed at La Senelle by Amaury Sauvé.
At this point Birds In Row should need no introduction, spreading their trademark tense and heartfelt hardcore/punk to every single corner of the globe with a P.A. system all along these last six years. These three new anthems make no exception, encapsulating all their savoir-faire whether it comes to raging heaviness or to more powerfully melancholic tracks. This is the band’s first installment in a string of splits that will see the light in the future.
Following a bunch of EPs, this split marks WAITC’s brutal first steps on vinyl. Founded in 2012 (and formerly known as We Are In The Country) this young band has refined its sound over the years, delivering what could be described as an angst-ridden, noise-infused reinterpretation of Ebullition-era screamo. With their distinctive nervous riffing and triple vocal assault perfectly served by an harsh, in-the-red production, these three tracks are directly establishing the band as a force to be reckoned with.
– Tracks 1-3 mastered by Nick Zampiello at New Alliance East, Boston
– Tracks 4-6 tracks mastered by Karl Daniel Lidén at Studio Gröndahl, Stockholm
– Artwork by Bart Balboa and Matthis Lacroix
Birds In Row/WAITC split track listing:
1. “Can’t Leave” *
2. “Can’t Lie” *
3. “Can’t Love” *
4. “Empty Decade/Saturnism” ^
5. “Veiled Ax” ^
6. “Empty Mailbox” ^
* = Birds In Row
^ = WAITC