Title : Metz – Atlas Vending. Format : Vinyl Record. Label : Sub Pop Records. Cat Num : SP1340. Barcode : 098787134018
Release Date : 9th October 2020
Vinyl pressing of Metz’ 2020 LP ‘Atlas Vending’. Standard Edition : Single-pocket jacket with custom dust sleeve and poster insert, black vinyl.
“Change is inevitable if you’re lucky,” says guitarist/vocalist Alex Edkins while talking about Atlas Vending, the fourth full-length album by Toronto’s METZ. “Our goal is to remain in flux, to grow in a natural and gradual way. We’ve always been wary to not overthink or intellectualize the music we love but also not satisfied until we’ve accomplished something that pushes us forward.”
With Atlas Vending, METZ not only continues to push their music into new territories of dynamics, crooked melodies, and sweat-drenched rhythms, they explore the theme of growing up and maturing within a format typically suspended in youth. Covering seemingly disparate themes such as paternity, crushing social anxiety, addiction, isolation, media-induced paranoia, and the restless urge to leave everything behind, each of Atlas Vending’s ten songs offer a snapshot of today’s modern condition and together form a musical and narrative whole.
- Blind Youth Industrial Park
- The Mirror
- No Ceiling
- Hail Taxi
- Draw Us In
- Sugar Pill
- Framed by the Comet’s Tail
- A Boat to Drown In