Institute - Catharsis (Ltd Col.)

Institute - Catharsis (Ltd Col.)
Institute - Catharsis (Ltd Col.)
Format: Vinyl (LP) 
Availability: In Stock
Label (Code): Sacred Bones (SBR-135)
Special Attributes: Limited edition on yellow vinyl
Release Date: 01/2015
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"Yes, they’re still the anarcho punks who put out gloriously lean Crass and Crisis worship across a demo, a 7-inch, and last year’s Salt EP..." (

"Aristotle first conceptualized "catharsis" by comparing the emotional toll of tragic plays to defecation-accelerants once known as "cathartics." He was referring to an audience's experience, but Catharsis, the debut album by Austin post-punk outfit Institute, is a vessel for the, uh, cathartic process of vocalist Moses Brown. (One of the songs here is called "Admit I'm Shit", after all.) Brown is singularly fixated on enumerating personal miseries and cultivating a sickly delivery atop the band's forbidding punk. That makes the record's appeal somewhat perverse, but gawking at Brown's unrestrained auto-evisceration turns out to be a rewarding purge for us, too..." (Read more:

A1 Perpetual Ebb
A2 Admit I'm Shit
A3 I Am Living Death
A4 Cheerlessness
A5 Untitled

B1 Leathernecks
B2 Cheaptime Morals
B3 No Billowing Wind
B4 Christian Right

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