Featuring over two hours of music and spread out over thirty-eight tracks, Rare Youth brings together some of the most exciting artists at work in Providence right now: Work/Death, Kites, Black Pus, Xerxes, heart2heart, Russian Tsarcasm, Blue Shift, Lazy Magnet, Byron House, Teenage Waistband, Black Forest/Black Sea, Unicorn Hard-on, Synb, Leif Goldberg, Siege Engine, Lucky Dragons and many many more.
Sequenced to highlight the great diversity of musical stylings in this small town, this cd takes you on a smooth ride down the many colorful roads of: power pop psych noise, abandoned dronescapes, reckless free improvisation, emo power electronics, late night elven dance music, epic psych rock, shredded throat guitar doom, john carpenter-esque synth despair, witty no-fi punkish noise, genuine teenage love songs, total garbage, marching bands, etc. etc.
With the attention that Providence has received for being a hub of louder-than-life, experimental music / art, this compilation tries to provide an updated snapshot of the current (circa 2006) subterranean goings-on…
Hand-packaged in a double-cd gatefold sleeve, with original illustrations and design by Christopher Forgues (CF). Edition of 1000, these are the last copies.
Click below to listen to “Gravedigger” by Haunted House.
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