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 whose work focuses on independent culture, experimental art, DIY communities, and their relationship to the mainstream. He has reported on a spectrum of creatives ranging from emerging acts to the definitive voices of cultural movements. He lives in Toronto, Ontario. He has contributed features to Exclaim!, NOW, A.Side (formerly AUX), Chart Attack, and VICE publications Noisey and THUMP, and has appeared as a correspondent on Daily VICE. Tom is also a co-organizer and curator of the inter-arts series Long Winter, for which he has overseen the publication of an online blog and print newspaper-style community publication, and, in collaboration with Lucy Satzewich, implemented harm reduction strategies for safer event spaces. From 2006-2012, he was Editor-in-Chief of Halton, ON -based youth magazine The Undercroft and served as an outreach worker for parent organization Peer Outreach Support Services and Education (POSSE) Project. He was also a DIY concert organizer in his hometown Georgetown, ON in the mid-2000s.

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