CARLTON MELTON 
LISTEN to 'Sarsen' taken from the  NEW ALBUM 
Always Even Released TODAY via Agitated. 
UK DATES THIS WEEK
ALWAYS EVEN
 
Release Date: 23rd September 2013
Label: Agitated Records
Formats: CD/ LP/ DL
TRACKLISTING
 
A1. Slow Wake
A2. Keeping On
A3. Spiderwebs
B1. Sarsen
B2. The Splurge
LINKS
 
 
 
"You don't simply taste it or see it, You become engulfed and absorbed within it. Gladly." Loud & Quiet 

"an extraordinary record: dense, fluid and otherworldly... a triumph of natural acoustics and improvisational zeal..." Prog
Carlton Melton (Andy Duvall (guitars / drums), Rich Millman (guitars / synths)  Clint Golden (bass) and (introducing) John Mcbain on echoplex and mastering duties once more!) are Agitated Record’s standard bearers,  their freak flag wavers.. Recorded in a Geodesic Dome (as usual) in the winter of 2012 / 2013 the travellers return with their 4th album Always Even on 24th September. EU and UK dates happily coincide with notable stop offs at Liverpool’s Pysch Festival (possibly THE festival Line-Up of the year) and a co-headline with fellow sonic karpet rider’s  Kandodo at London’s Lexington.
FULL TOUR DATES:
 
24-Sep UK Brighton Green Door Store
w/ White Manna
25-Sep UK London Lexington
w/ Kandodo
26-Sep UK Bristol Exchange
w/ Telesscopes
27-Sep UK Liverpool Liverpool Psych Fest
Camp & Furnace
28-Sep UK Glasgow 13th Note
w/ Cosmic Dead
29-Sep UK Leeds Mono All-Dayer @ Brudenell
w/ Mugstar, White Manna,
Hookworms, Cold Pumas and more
02-Oct D Berlin Auster Club
w/ White Manna
03-Oct DK Copenhagen Stengade
w/ White Manna
04-Oct NO Oslo Blitz
w/ White Manna
05-Oct SE Stockholm Pysch Fest
w/ The Oscillation and Carlton Melton
Strap in, fly on…. But do not be fooled by the gentle ease of the opening track “Slow Wake”, that is the calm before the psych-storm,  a balm for your ears to prepare you in body and mind for the synth-riff –laden-guitar-knockout-psych blastings of  “Keeping On”.  Much like “Space Treader” on last years Photos of Photos.. “Keeping On” propels the space rock into  a blistering unmapped zone only to come back to earth with the eased back dome-drone of  “Spider Web”.
 
Turn the sucker over (if playing the LP of course, if CD, just carry on as normal) and hold on for the furious kraut influenced “Sarsen”, surely a track that could soundtrack an entire flight to the Moon…and back.. and (probably) fuel the rocket ship with its ampheto-cranked psych chug. Then, “The Splurge”, apt in its enveloping molasses like fog/fug. 
 
This is one heady trip. 
 
Nita Keeler 
nita.keeler@gmail.com
Gold Star PR, Wyastone Business Park, Wyastone Leys, Monmouth, NP25 3SR
+44 (0)1600 892 690
 

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