Matmos

Plastic Anniversary

  • CD-THRILL-482 LP-THRILL-482 LP-THRILL-482X
  • $17.99
  • Standard black vinyl.
  • $25.99
  • Teal mashup color vinyl.
  • $25.99

The incomparable duo, Matmos, are back with their new album Plastic Anniversary, which was created using only plastic. Available here on teal mashup colored vinyl, standard black vinyl, and CD.

Highlighting the crises of convenience, Matmos made the music of this album from refuse. True to form, the band have assembled a promiscuous array of examples of this sturdy-yet-ersatz family of materials: Dominos, Styrofoam coolers, police riot shields, polyethylene waste containers, PVC panpipes, pinpricks of bubble wrap, pills, silicone gel breast implants and most horrifically synthetic human fat. Where did this idea come from? Drew Daniels and M.C, Schmidts own plastic anniversary as a couple.

Matmos glide from the tongue-in-cheek fun of Breaking Bread (literally smashing Bread LPs) to Cronenbergian body-horror of Interior with Billiard Balls & Synthetic Fat. The album is playful and poppy while conveying a very serious message and on the darker implications of ignoring the havoc we are imposing on the earth all for the sake of convenience.

LP+ - Colored LP

LP - Standard LP

CD - Standard CD

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