October 21, 2010
It’s pretty awesome and inspiring when we get sent reviews for a release we didn’t even mail out promos for. BIG ups to Ian Wise and Demian Johnston for taking the time to review the THOU, Baton Rouge, You Have Much To Answer For EP all on their own volition. Seriously, much appreciated!
holy shit. this is fantastic. super heavy, super thick and totally amazing sounding. you can really tell they gave a shit in releasing this. i have no idea if this is coming out in any other formats but this is a real ep. so often bands will release a cassette to keep some sort of “cred” going but it ends up being some throw away demos or noise from a band that has no business making noise. this feels real. two heavy and interesting originals on the a side and an instrumental laden with samples and really heavy guitars followed by a Nirvana cover with a killer guitar solo using a phase shifter in a excellent way. the way this sounds is also another reason why having James Plotkin master your releases will never make you regret the affordable price. you just have to hear it. it sounds amazing. the packaging is a double sided screenprinted three panel j card and it looks fantastic. the artwork is great, the music is great. i used to not really dig thou but after the last couple things i have heard i am completely sold. great work. – Demian Johnston / Dead Formats
This release is still available on both formats (vinyl and cassette):
* THOU – Baton Rouge, You Have Much To Answer For 12″
* THOU – Baton Rouge, You Have Much To Answer For Cassette
* THOU – Most of the rest of their (available) standalone releases, plus t-shirts/etc
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