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Bottomless Pit preps sophomore album for Comedy Minus One

By July 8, 2010No Comments

Bottomless Pit

MP3: “38 Souls”

Blood Under the Bridge is the third release and second full-length by Bottomless Pit, a quartet formed in 2005 by erstwhile Silkworm members Tim Midgett and Andy Cohen.

Their longtime friends Chris Manfrin (Seam) and Brian Orchard (.22) complete the quartet. The album explores the awful and thrilling randomness of fate, with a hard fix on the future. Affectionate and brusque, languid and bracing – it is nearly peerless modern postpunk.

Praise for the band’s first album, Hammer of the Gods:

“8.3 – As fine a debut as folks could hope for.” – Pitchfork

“Fiercely intelligent.” – Dusted

“Album of the year.” – Questionable Content

“I can’t recommend picking up this album enough.” – Built On A Weak Spot

“Truly transcendent.” – Alternative Press

“I highly recommend this darkly and dryly spectacular LP.” – Village Voice

“It’s perfect.” – Flux Rad

“Reveals new subtleties with every listen.” – SPIN

“Another high-water mark.” – Time Out Chicago


11-05 – Chicago, IL – The Hideout*
11-06 – Milwaukee, WI – TBA*
11-11 – Pittsburgh, PA – Howlers*
11-12 – Cambridge, MA – The Middle East*
11-13 – Brooklyn, NY – Knitting Factory*
11-14 – Columbus, OH – Treehouse*

* = w/ Black Helicopter

Bottomless Pit
Blood Under The Bridge
(Comedy Minus One)
Street date: Aug. 10, 2010

1. Winterwind
2. Summerwind
3. Rhinelander
4. Late
5. Dixon
6. Kiss Them All
7. Is It A Ditch
8. Q.E.D.
9. 38 Souls


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