Seattle duo POUND will release its debut, self-titled album, July 13th on Silent Pendulum Records.
You can now watch the brand new video for “x.—.x.—.x.—.x.—“ from POUND‘s self-titled debut below.
POUND – the duo of Ryan Schutte and David Stickney – takes influence from across the spectrum of grind and doom, from Nasum to Sleep, then chops up these influences and delivers its own brand of hyper-shred-math that twists and turns relentlessly, dropping occasionally into monstrous grooves. This is instrumental irreverence capable of dazzling tech-heads and Neanderthals equally.
As shown in the video for new song “x.—.x.—.x.—.x.—,” POUND‘s unique setup consists of a baritone 9-string guitar and two drum kits positioned at a 90-degree angle. The sounds extracted from these unorthodox instruments adds up to an entirely new vibe that belongs only to Pound.
Debut album Pound was mixed and mastered by Dave Otero at Flatline Audio (Primitive Man, Cattle Decapitation).
The music’s machine-like nature is reflected in the song titles – each title is a symbolic representation of a rhythm contained in the song. The tracklist reads as follows: