Thursday, December 29, 2011
Saturday, July 2, 2011
Friday, June 24, 2011
We recorded Christwrong four the other night. It's gonna be a split with Pig Noose from Boise. It'll be available as a tape from RNS Records and on the Control Force Bandcamp pretty soon. We used gear to record, you can see it in this picture diary.
Also, I took down the link to the mediafire page cause we're gonna remaster everything once I get my old computer working. Hopefully everything will be up again by the end of the summer.
Tuesday, June 7, 2011
Holy shit: Christwrong reviewed in Razorcake!!!!!
Also, Tim Blood is playing a show in Cheney on Friday: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=208758825825950
This dude Mitch ended up playing at the BBQ too (which went great). We realized he's in a bunch of punk bands we've seen throughout the years in Spokane. Pretty cool. So now we're playing with his band Harpo in Cheney!
Tim Blood's album is coming along slow and great.
Saturday, February 19, 2011
This ended up being way longer than I thought, feel free to not even start reading it. I'm writing this early in the morning after we played a ridiculously fun show in Spokane (thanks again to everyone there). I think I'm too pumped on fun to sleep.
I was gonna write something about the stuff we were listening to and thinking about when writing the songs from the Vipe/Christwrong split, because I like to ramble about music, but I didn't have anything to do with the writing of the first two Vipe songs so here's what I was into during the making of each Christwrong release and a little about the recordings because that was the fun part before we played in Spokane the first time. D-Beat stuff is so derivative. It's all in how you mix it, maybe, so here's whose styles I was biting. I can't speak for everyone though.
CW1 was done because I'd wanted to do an Anti-Cimex rip off band for awhile, and then Ian showed me Shitlickers and it had to happen. Also we wanted something fun to do while taking a break from a grind bind we'd been working on that still hasn't come together. Someday, hopefully. Before I heard the Shitlickers we were going to make the recording sound similar to Raped Ass by Anti-Cimex but instead we went for a totally blown out bassy sound.
Not enough bands bite Shitlickers style, especially the way their recording sounds. Including us on later recordings. http://vxpxzine.blogspot.com/2008/05/shitlickers-interview.html here's a really good interview done years after. It's interesting to me how thought out the sound was.
CW2 was done because we had a show in Spokane and I decided that we would record something before every show we played. At first I wanted it to sound like GISM and I think that's still there a bit, especially in the first song and perhaps the lyrics. I'm not sure I can say anything eloquent about them right now but they're very interesting, and of course goofy:
Punks is Hippies!
The idea with the recording was a more polished version of the first one. I think I like it but I'm not quite sure what to think of it. We did it track by track for all but the last song which most of us had never done before.
CW3 was gonna be more Tragedy influenced stuff like the last song on CW2 but Ian and I were listening to too much really rock 'n roll Scandinavian D-Beat stuff for that to happen. Also it's just two songs so who knows how it would have been had it been longer. Skitkids have been what I put on when I can't think of anything else for a while now. They goes down easy in an almost guilty pleasure way, which is kind of what the songwriting in Christwrong is like. Ian got me really into Herätys and the newest Totalitär albums too.
We wanted the recording to sound scummy, kinda like the last track on CW2. That song and the two new ones are the only ones I haven't used a DOD Classic Fuzz pedal for the main guitar sound.
I might write about Vipe sometime after there's more recorded stuff to show but for now this band is a huge inspiration and definitely worth checking out:
You can listen to and download the Vipe/Christwrong split here: http://controlforce.bandcamp.com/album/vipe-christwrong-split
or just download it here: http://www.mediafire.com/?r287adzqqw3u7gw
Friday, February 18, 2011
All lyrix reflect the personal beliefs of Rot, which are anti-capitalist, anti-consumerist, anti-totalitarian, anti-nationalist, anti-stalinist, anti-police, anti-monastic, anti-deforestation, anti-pollution, anti-skate punk, anti-fashion punk, anti-banknotes, anti-alcohol, anti-war, anti-propaganda, anti-hippie, anti-tattoos (if paid for), anti-fascist, anti-nazi, anti-racist, anti-occultist, anti-festive, anti-slavery, anti-imperialist, anti-conscription, anti-militant, anti-speciesist, misanthropic, pro-bats, pro-trash.
Thursday, February 17, 2011
Vipe/Christwrong Split (Vipe Demo/Christwrong 3: Panzer Division Christwrong):
Here it is, the first two tracks by Vipe and the last two by Christwrong. Vipe will be recording an EP and going on tour in March. We'll be giving away cdr's of this with the Christwrong discography tacked on the end tomorrow at the show. If you don't want to use mediafire I put it up on bandcamp as well. You can listen to and download it there. I'm gonna start doing that with all the future stuff and the old stuff too once I get around to it. I'll probably still keep doing the mediafire stuff too for awhile cause it's what I'm used to.
and here's the other two if you don't have them already:
Friday, February 11, 2011
THIS FRIDAY THE 18th!!!!! WITH THE SISSIES, WATER OSTRICHES, FIZZLIN DICKS, AND MAYBE MORE!!!!!!!!
WE'LL BE GIVING AWAY A SPLIT CDR WITH VIPE WITH OUR LAST TWO SONGS!!!!!!!
1809 E. First
THIS IS IT!!!!
Friday, November 12, 2010
We're all out of tapes and cd's from our killer last show we played last night in Spokane. Here's a link to download the second ep:
Christwrong EP 2
And here's a link to the first one in case you forgot:
Chriswrong EP 1
The recording on the second one is slicker. But they're both pretty much great. Have fun.
Wednesday, November 10, 2010
Monday, November 8, 2010
At the Cretin Hop in Spokane this Thursday 11-8 with some SLC Punk's bands. We're supposed to go on at 7. We'll have a new CD and leftover tapes for free. The CD will be up here to download sometime after I'm sure.