Taking Meds - I HATE ME NMR041


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This item is a pre-order and is expected to ship on or around July 12th

I Hate Me showcases a band at the height of their powers. Taking Meds’ newest LP makes good on the promises of their previous material, perfecting their penchant for catchy, technical riffs in atypical time signatures.

This release evokes the more angular and technically proficient luminaries of the 90s/00s mathy emo boom such as Dismemberment Plan and Q and not U, but brings a level of intensity and aggression those bands were often missing. Other moments capture notes of the 90s indie scene’s most experimental guitar rock acts. Polvo, Slint, and Chavez are refreshing reference points in a musical landscape often obsessed with nostalgia at the expense of craft. Taking Meds reverse that formula, prioritizing creative songwriting over backwards facing sentimentality.

The band manages to compose tunes that feel both refreshingly new and comfortingly familiar, synthesizing their influences into something uniquely their own. I Hate Me is a perfect record for anyone who’s tired of phoned in imitations and college rock cosplay.

Artwork and Layout by Corey Purvis

-All physical orders come with a digital download
-T-Shirts are a limited edition pre-order exclusive

Tracks

  1. Big Fish
  2. I Hate Me
  3. Stranger Who Stares
  4. The Problem
  5. There's No Way
  6. I Hate You
  7. Lifer
  8. Tough Guy
  9. Somebody's Gotta Hold Me
  10. Inseverable
Pressing Information

Vinyl
225 Easter Yellow
100 Ultra Clear (MD Exclusive)
18 Test Presses w/ Alternate Artwork

Cassette
21 Clear w/ Gold Ink
43 White w/ Gold Ink