Known as much for their progressive approach to melding psychedelia, opera and metal as they are for their captivating, and completely stunning live shows, there is never a dull moment in the world of YAMANTAKA // SONIC TITAN.
YAMANTAKA // SONIC TITAN have released a new track as part of the Adult Swim Singles Program, “Lamia.” The track can be downloaded here as well as seen live as part of a recent in-store performance at Sonic Boom during NXNE.
The band, who was recently shortlisted for the Polaris Prize alongside Grimes, Cadence Weapon, Japandroids and Drake, are releasing a split 7″ with fellow nominees Fucked Up to coincide with the awards, followed by a never before seen 33 minute rock opera.
Premeiering at this year’s Pop Montreal Festival and presented in three parts, “33 //渦” explores ancient Asian and North American mythology in a contemporary setting, replete with aging drag queens, desire, fame, jealousy and murder. You can catch them at the festival when they premiere the opera in Montreal on September 21st.
Also, Paper Bag Records has just signed YAMANTAKA // SONIC TITAN for Canada and is re-issuing the LP on vinyl.
YT//ST | Tracklisting /
01. Raccoon Song
03. Oak Of Guernica
04. Reverse Crystal // Murder Of A Spider
05. Hoshi Neko
06. A Star Over Pureland
07. Crystal Fortress Over The Sea Of Trees