Titan to Tachyons

Cactides

LP PRE-ORDER

Bone White and Gold with Aqua Blue splatter. Full color insert. Hand-numbered. Edition of 300.

Ships before August 14, 2020.  Free shipping on US orders.  Includes Digital Download.

Release Date: August 14, 2020
Catalog ID: NEF-61

A1 Morphing Machineminds
A2 The Starthinker is Obsolete
A3 Tycho Magnetic
B1 Earth, and Squidless
B2 Everybody’s Dead, Dave

Recorded, Mixed, and Mastered by Colin Marston during the 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing at Menegroth, the Thousand Caves, Woodhaven, NY.

Sally Gates – Guitar
Matt Hollenberg – Bass VI
Kenny Grohowski – Drums

Trevor Dunn – Bass on “Everybody’s Dead, Dave”

Artwork, Layout, Logo – Sally Gates
Photos – Karen Jerzyk

© 2020 Titan to Tachyons.
℗ 2020 Nefarious Industries.

Reviews

Cactides consists of five medium-length instrumental tracks that are influenced by 50 years of metal and progressive rock, rearranged and mutilated for 2020. But Gates and company go beyond the tropes of these genres, incorporating heavy riffing, speed picking, feedback, and arpeggiated chords into unconventional structures and throwing in a dash of open improvisation here and there. […] For anyone who is disappointed by how slowly the heavy metal genre evolves and progresses, look no further than Cactides as a counterexample to that trend. Gates is a major voice, and Cactides could be her breakout appearance. Well done, indeed.” – Avant Music News

“A band featuring current and former members of Orbweaver, Gigan, Secret Chiefs 3, Imperial Triumphant, Cleric, and John Zorn promises to be weird and TITAN TO TACHYONS does not disappoint. Led by guitarist Sally Gates (ex-Orbweaver, ex-Gigan), the trio blast through six minutes of off-kilter heaviness that is equal parts melodic and dissonant. Take opening track “Morphing Machineminds” as an example—the track is all over the place with its ideas and tempo, but TITAN TO TACHYONS never go off the rails.” – Decibel Magazine

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