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Tower of Age

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    Includes a copy of the limited "tri-color" vinyl version of "Tower of Age" + an exclusive 3-color LITHICS "snake man" tee designed by Wiley!

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    T-Shirt/Apparel

    OFFER EXPIRES MAY 8th (so we have time to get the tees printed)

    Includes a copy of the compact disc version of "Tower of Age" + an exclusive 3-color LITHICS "snake man" tee designed by Wiley!

    Printed with water-based inks on Canvas unisex tees.

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about

After introducing themselves to the world with 2016's "Borrowed Floors" (Water Wing) and throwing down the gauntlet with 2018's "Mating Surfaces" on Kill Rock Stars, Lithics make the jump to Trouble In Mind for "Tower of Age”.

“Tower of Age” bristles with invention, wedging lyrical Dadaism into right angles of rhythmic minimalism. This is music in ellipses. A circular communication and a fusion of decades worth of musical insight into a singular refraction of thought & sound. Guitars plunk and scratch, and rhythms pulse and syncopate tightly wound around an imagist's philosophy to "use absolutely no word that does not contribute to the presentation." The band's austere approach to composition and wordplay elevates them above and beyond bands seeking similar sounds; it's not that they use less; it's HOW they use less.

credits

released June 5, 2020

Lithics are:
Aubrey Hornor: Guitar, vocals
Bob Desaulniers: Bass, guitar, tape loops
Wiley Hickson: drums
Mason Crumley: Guitar

Bass clarinet on "Victim's Jacket" by Jon Grothman

Recorded by Evan Mersky at Red Lantern Studios
Mastered by Timothy Stollenwerk

Cover art by Félicité Landrivon

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