Hey hold up, wait a minute. Who are SHAPERS
? New to Beastonia (in some facets)
the Chicago quartet is compromised of Zaid Maxwell, Steve Reidell, Amelia Styer, and Todd Waters. You might recognize Reidell as one half of the power DJ-duo, The Hood Internet, where he goes by the name STV SLV. Consider our interest majorly piqued.
This largely instrumental new band have come together to form sonic soundscapes that titillate and hit on every raw nerve. You can stream a trio of tracks here, but given the fact that they've made privy the entire album for my attentive listening, I'd highly recommend you purchase the full length when SHAPERS release their debut, Little, Big, on March 9.
Both the album and a downloadable version can be pre-ordered online here. The first 250 available copies of Little, Big will be screen-printed by the band.
SHAPERS will perform a record release show, supported by friends and fellow Chicago bands Old Fake and Driftless Pony Club, on Thursday, March 11 at 9pm at The Hideout. Show flyer here.
mp3: R. Kelly vs Major Lazer - Ignition [Keep It Remixing Louder] (The Hood Internet Mash)
mp3: SHAPERS - Hot Gravy Available
mp3: SHAPERS - Proboscidean