Check the video to see Menomena perform their track, TAOS, in an empty schoolroom. This was recorded for Pitchfork TV, and in anticipation for the upcoming show here in Boston at the Royale on thursday, I had to post this. I’ve been loving the new Menomena album, Mines, which was released July 27th. I wrote a review on Mines, here. Buy Mines
TAOS FIVE LITTLE ROOMS Dirty Cartoons I remember hearing Menomena for the first time at a show here in Boston. They were opening for Barsuk labelmates the Long Winters. There were tons of issues with the sound and they were supremely frustrated. But what I did get to hear spurred me to purchase both their albums, I am the Fun Blame Monster and Friend and Foe. Friend and Foe had totally blown me away, it was funky, it was experimental and totally fun for me. Fast forward three years later, Menomena releases two singles for their upcoming album. The…
TAOS FIVE LITTLE ROOMS Menomena is releasing a new album, Mines, which is available for stream on NPR right now. They have already released a track from it entitled FIVE LITTLE ROOMS, and are now releasing one more single before the album releases next tuesday. TAOS is the second single off the new album and its a tasty garage-blues rockin jam that expresses the multitude of genres these guys can pull off. Don’t forget to stream the whole album on NPR.