Pigment Vehicle are unfortunately one of those bands whose mark has corroded with time. Due to its size, the annals of math rock are almost entirely restricted to the internet, and unfortunately the Canadian math rock quartet disbanded long before the digital age, and too small for a cult of dedicated fans to revive them.
So the whole world is starting to contemplate WWIII, the least we can do is bring you some exclusive math rock. Y'know, help start your week off with a bit o' chirp. And we're super excited about this one.
It’s hard not to talk about Lynx without immediately bringing up Dave Konopka, who played guitar in the band before going on to play in one of the most important bands of the last decade regardless of genre in Battles, but got his start crafting a unique sound with Lynx in the late 90’s that laid seminal influence for the kind of sounds math rock was evolving into.
This week we spoke to Axes to get a sense of whether they have half as much fun offstage as they appear to have on it. As it turns out, even for the happiest band in math, there can be such a thing as too much of an after-party. Meanwhile, And So I Watch You From Afar rue a false start (and sorry end) to a lengthy European road trip, and also make a cameo as Caspian recount some very unusual hard-drinking debauchery…
And So I Watch You From Afar are a tour de force. Few bands are able to put such intense feeling into such virtuoso performances. It’s what makes their live shows such events and inspires such a devoted fanbase.