cover

Tracklist

  • #1 Ready to Howl
  • #2 Porch Dude
  • #3 Heavy on Sunday
  • #4 Untitled I (with Harmonica Dan)
  • #5 Untitled II (with Harmonica Dan)
 
Single MP3s for this release are $0.99.
This album includes one or more tracks available only with a full album download.

 

Birds Of Maya / Ready To Howl

Agitated

formats available
  • CD
    $13.00
    AGIT 016
    5060174954184
    Street Date:
    September 18th, 2012
    Ship Date:
    September 10th, 2012
  • MP3 DOWNLOAD
    $9.90
    5060174954184
    Street Date:
    September 18th, 2012

Login with your wholesale account for wholesale pricing, or contact us at wholesale@midheaven.com

For the past few years, dropouts all over the world have been nodding out to the amped-up riffing of Purling Hiss and the economical chug-a-lug zen of Spacin’. But only the most committed seekers have been privy to the roaring big bang that started it all: Birds of Maya, the finest meat ’n’ potatoes neanderthal hard rock group operating in the world today. At the strike of the first note, their locked-in dynamo gets real, real gone. It must be seen to be believed—though since the Birds rarely (very, very rarely) perform outside of their North Philadelphia neighborhood, Ready to Howl will have to suffice. Ready to Howl is the soundtrack to an upcoming feature-length film of the same name about one dude’s struggles inside (and outside) of polite society. According to the producer, the plotline roughly follows “getting off of work, partying, a parking lot bottle fight with a marine, driving drunk, the purchase of a deadly snake for purposes of revenge, hitchhiking, off-road driving, car accident, the folly of vindictiveness, and finally a physical and metaphorical ascent to the highest point of the mountain.” The soundtrack’s three songs cover Friday, Saturday and Sunday. While astute listeners might notice nods to Split-era Groundhogs power rock and the relentless garage mayhem of High Rise under a claustrophobic sub-Funhouse decadence, anyone with ears will pick up on the fried Hendrixisms all over this thing. The double-disc vinyl version of Ready to Howl has been out of print for a while, and this CD reissue features all three tracks presented for the first time with no splits mid-song and no need to get up to flip the record over—plus two bonus tracks from the band’s 2010 Regulation 7-inch with Harmonica Dan!


 

More By Artist

vol-1-by-birds-of-maya-lp

Birds Of Maya

Vol. 1

Holy Mountain
January 29th, 2008
 
 

More By Label

avowed-slavery-by-icarus-line-cd

Icarus Line

Avowed Slavery

Agitated
August 5th, 2014
 
live-rain-by-howlin-rain-cd

playHowlin Rain

Live Rain

Agitated
April 29th, 2014
 

See all from Agitated label >

 

Upcoming Releases

Hazlewood, LeeThe N.s.v.i.p.’s (not So Very Important People)
LP: August 5th, 2014,
Label: 1972