In this week's North of the Dial about The Wax Museums, we reported that the band would be temporarily shrugging off its 10-month-long hiatus to play group's only show of 2009 at The Lion's Den in Denton this Saturday night--and, more importantly, that it should make for quite the exciting show.
But, The Wax Museums won't be the only act on the bill who haven't played around town for several months. Tomorrow night's show also features Occult Detective Club in its first gig since March--especially of note since the band's next two albums have already been scooped up by record labels. The band's soon-to-be-released debut full-length, Tortures, landed on Red Lounge Records, and another full-length will soon follow on Alive Naturalsound Records in 2010 (making Occult Detective Club labelmates with the likes of The Black Keys, Thomas Function and The Nerves).
Occult Detective Club started as the solo project of The Secret Bangs' Alxander Anguiano (also formerly of Maaster Gaiden), however, once The Secret Bangs dissolved, Anguiano says he had more time to devote to writing his infectiously catchy pop punk songs, like the two currently featured on the band's MySpace page, both of which will be on Tortures. Currently, Anguiano's backed by members of Stymie, ANS, Koji Kondo and The Secret Bangs.
Anguiano was kind enough to sent us along "You'll Follow Me." Check out the killer, DC9-exclusive download, which Anguiano says won't be on either of the albums, after the jump. And, along with it, go ahead and download The Wax Museums' "Safety In Numbers," which that band was also kind enough to pass along to DC9 readers.
"I just finished that up like 23 minutes ago," Anguiano said by phone this afternoon. "I had to finish the mix, master it and sent it to you about five minutes later."
Sounds like the song would fit perfectly in a Wes Anderson action montage, right?
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Meanwhile, check out this track from The Wax Museums, a personal favorite of mine, and one of the best tracks off the band's self-titled Douchemaster Records debut...