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Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Track of the Day: From Monument to Masses

Posted By on Wed, Feb 18, 2009 at 11:34 AM

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Who needs words when your instrumentals are so grandly expressive? Bi-coastal trio (with half its home base in S.F.) From Monument to Masses speaks in volumes using the the language of dynamic post rock. The mood of its music changes faster than this week's stormy San Francisco weather patterns, one minute murky, dark, and aggressive, the next opening up into warm rays of string-laden progressive rock. The band is set to release a new album, On Little Known Frequencies, March 10, and plays Noise Pop on Thursday, Feb. 26 at Bottom of the Hill, but you can sample their sonic drama with the track "Beyond God and Elvis," available here

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