Built to Spill, one of the most endearing and enduring rock bands of its generation, released their eighth studio album, entitled Untethered Moon, on April 21st.
Untethered Moon is the first BTS album recorded with new band members Steve Gere (drums) and Jason Albertini (bass), who join vocalist/guitarist Doug Martsch with guitarists Brett Netson and Jim Roth. Untethered Moon was produced by Martsch and Sam Coomes. One half of Quasi, Coomes, is also a session musician who has performed on albums by Sleater-Kinney and Elliott Smith and appeared on every Built To Spill album after the band’s 1997 major-label debut, Perfect From Now On.
For over twenty years, Doug Martsch has been writing and recording music. Built to Spill members Brett Nelson (bass), Scott Plouf (drums) Jim Roth (guitar), and Brett Netson (guitar) have all been musicians for two decades. That adds up to more than a century. Doug's strong aesthetic combines with the band members' mix of approaches to create an aural topography. Doug sets course and navigates. Each member of Built to Spill comes to the music with a different set of expectations and ideals. With the complexity and variety of music they have created, Built to Spill endeavors to make songs interesting to themselves and their audience. They hope that the band will remain special and that people will discover the music for themselves.
01 All Our Songs
02 Living Zoo
03 On the Way
04 Some Other Song
05 Never Be the Same
07 Another Day
08 Horizon to Cliff
10 When I’m Blind
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