PYLON – ” Volume “

Posted: March 5, 2017 in MUSIC
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Only one of the glories of Pylon is hearing how much like this current moment they were sounding back during Reagan’s first term. As for the rest of their 24-karat virtues, any even partial catalog would beggar both newsprint and patience, as well as necessity, as most are inferred below and the rest decisively demonstrated on the recent Pylon Live, a two-LP document of the band’s two farewell performances at Atlanta’s Mad Hatter Club in December, 1983 out on Henry Owing’s excellent Chunklet Records imprint. Coming after a two-album career and easy conquest of still-emerging college radio with a singularly intense jangle-punk dancemania, Pylon’s climactic conclusion now takes its place as an essential part of the band’s legacy. Other incarnations followed, with the most recent phase being the Pylon Reenactment Society, an all-star juggernaut headed by original singer Vanessa Briscoe-Hay




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