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Gone Glimmering

Vinyl reissues of Chavez's 1995 debut album 'Gone Glimmering' and 1996's 'Ride The Fader' Cult favourite albums back in print after over ten years Chavez were formed from the ashes of Wider inspired by the sonic approach of math rock pioneers Slint and postpunk outfit Mission Of Burma Chavez utilize angular asymmetrical riffs and dramatic dynamic shifts The band are fronted by guitarist Matt Sweeney who was previously a member of Skunk and Wider and played with Guided By Voices Drummer James Lo also came from Wider and the band are rounded out by guitarist Clay Tarver Bullet Lavolta and bassist Scott Marshall Chavez never officially broke up but they released no new material and played few shows between 1999 and 2006 In 2001 during Chavez's period of inactivity guitarist Matt Sweeney went on to join Smashing Pumpkins frontman guitarist Billy Corgan and Slint guitarist David Pajo to form Zwan Most recently Sweeney teamed up with Will Oldham under the moniker Bonnie 'Prince' Billy for the 2005 album 'Superwolf' as well producing and playing on Early Man's debut record for Matador 'Closing In' He also played guitar on Johnny Cash's 'American VI' released posthumously in 2010 Clay Tarver has kept himself busy directing various television commercials as well as writing the script for the movie 'Joy Ride' The band were chosen to perform at the I'll Be Your Mirror festival organized by ATP and Portishead in September 2011 in Asbury Park New Jersey.

  • 1. Nailed to the Blank Spot
    2. Break Up Your Band
    3. Laugh Track
    4. The Ghost By the Sea
    5. Pentagram Ring
    6. Peeled Out Too Late
    7. The Flaming Gong
    8. Wakeman's Air
    9. Relaxed Fit

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