Monday, July 1, 2024

OUTLIVE YOU (Steve Albini Mix) out today!

Happy July, pals!

We're happy to share OUTLIVE YOU (Steve Albini Mix) with you today, the only single we're releasing ahead of BILL - The Steve Albini Mixes, which will be out on July 22nd; it would have been Steve's 62nd birthday. OUTLIVE YOU was Steve's favorite song on the album. We think you can hear that in his terrific mix.

Jerry made a beautiful visualizer for the song which is bookended by some studio footage of Steve tracking OUTLIVE YOU. 

The folks at Treble kindly premiered the track today!

If you're new to us, here's the story of this record:
In late 2017, we set up shop at Electrical Audio in Chicago for a week to make our second album, BILL, with Steve Albini. The version we released on October 5th, 2018, was mixed by Jerry. But the original mixes were done by Steve himself. Like the recordings, those mixes are analog, performed live in the studio. We always planned on releasing the Albini mixes. Always. But we kept writing and releasing new work and the right moment never seemed to present itself. We didn’t imagine that Steve would ever pass. It was a joy to make this record with him, and his mixes are reflective of the loud, lovely time we all had together. They’re guitar-forward, angular, and dynamic. And now it’s time to share them. The album was written about complicated grief, but losing Steve has given way to clean, uncomplicated grief. So, this release feels different this time around. More loving. More pure. We offer this work up in celebration of his life and many legacies.

If you'd like to pre-order the album, you can do so here.
If you'd like to pre-save/pre-add it, you can do so here.

Last, we're playing a hometown show to celebrate the release of the full record on July 26th at DRKMTTR. Get tickets here!

Thanks for being here, we hope you love OUTLIVE YOU!
Buick & Jerry, FC