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Editions Mego - EMEGO238

08 September 2017

 

01. Behind You Back 4:39

02. Dish 2 Dish 4:43

03. Lil Wannabe Gangsta 4:25

04. Raining Horses 3:01

05. South Padre Low Life 3:55

06. Notified 3:21

07. Man Bunny 1:59

08. Blick Von Der Berg 2:39

09. Girl Close Your Eyes 4:35

10. The Crocodile 4:25

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http://editionsmego.com/release/EMEGO-238

 

https://editionsmego.bandcamp.com/album/some-people-really-know-how-to-live

 

Shit & Shine’s sidestep from percussion led bunny rabbit rock ensemble performance based glee to ultimate heavy fools of the sticky dancefloor remains one of the more inspiring turn around’s in recent years. With highly acclaimed releases on Editions Mego, Diagonal, Riot Season and others Shit & Shine have wasted no time clearing away the rubbish whilst cutting up their own path towards giddy bass heavy shape shifting dance mutations. Snapping the twigs of disco, hurling clouds of exquisite dissonance, mangling modulations, boiling beats, twisting tweaks… this is a crew that will throw anything at the wall, and you.

 

Some People Really Know How To Live presents a machine music built for the house, the street, the beat. For now, for never. In paradise all (earlybird) tickets are free and as you face your maker it is Shit & Shine who will truly set you free.

 

 

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Recorded in Austin, Texas

Photography Coco Clouse

Design Stephen O'Malley

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