Yamantaka // Sonic Titan announce new album, stream new song

Experimental Canadian art collective/traveling rock band Yamantaka // Sonic Titan reveal tracklisting, album artwork

Artwork from Yamantaka // Sonic Titan's

Artwork from Yamantaka // Sonic Titan’s “UZU” due Oct. 29 via Paper Bag and suicide Squeeze.

As audiences might have gleaned from their Hillside performance, Canadian “Noh—wave” art collective/traveling rock band Yamantaka // Sonic Titan are recording new material and are set to release a new full-length, UZU, due Oct. 29 via Paper Bag in Canada and Suicide Squeeze in the United States.

Pitchfork broke the news to the public Aug. 8 along with the album’s artwork and its tracklisting. In addition to nine new releases including “One,” available for streaming above, the album will include the Adult Swim Singles Program 2012-retained “Lamia,” available for free download from Adult Swim. Full tracklisting (as provided by Pitchfork) below.

01 “Atalanta”
02 “Whalesong”
03 “Lamia”
04 “Windflower”
05 “Hall of Mirrors”
06 “Seasickness pt1”
07 “Seasickness pt2”
08 “Bring Me The Hand of Bloody Benzaiten”
09 “One”
10 “Saturn’s Return”

Hillside review: Yamantaka // Sonic Titan perform new material
Yamantaka // Sonic Titan’s Alaska B. and Ruby Kato Attwood talk “cerebral cougars,” video games
Concert review: Yamantaka // Sonic Titan at Guelph’s eBar Jan. 17, 2013

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About Tom Beedham

Tom Beedham is a Canadian writer and photographer based in Toronto, Ontario. His work focuses on independent culture, DIY communities, and their relationship to the mainstream, reporting on a spectrum of creatives that has ranged from emerging acts to the definitive voices of cultural movements. In addition to contributing regular features to AUX, Chart Attack, and VICE publications Noisey and THUMP, he has appeared on Daily VICE, and frequently reviews concerts, festivals, and new album releases for Canadian arts and culture monthly Exclaim!. He is also a co-organizer and curator of the seasonal inter-arts series Long Winter, for which he oversees an online blog and print newspaper-style publication, printed for distribution at each instalment of the event. He was also a DIY concert organizer in his hometown Georgetown, Ontario in the mid-2000s.

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