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Artist: RELIGIOUS KNIVES
Title: Live at Bigjar
Format: CD
Label: Archive
Country: USA
Price: $15.00
"RELIGIOUS KNIVES represent the former output of DOUBLE LEOPARDS, and the output from this quartet is anything but. Raw and dirty garage rock for keyboards, bass, guitar and drums that sounds more comfortable being off the Doors early demo days box set rather then a no fun offshoot band. Comes in a panel sleeve graphic work by now frequent archive art collaborator CHASE MIDDAUGH." - Archive. Pressing of 600 copies.

Artist: RELIGIOUS KNIVES
Title: The Door
Format: CD
Label: Ecstatic Peace
Country: USA
Price: $11.00
""Maya Miller and Michael Bernstein met in New York a decade ago, and began making music together as half of strum und drone quartet Double Leopards a few years after that. Religious Knives came later still, away from the road and the rehearsal space, borne and nurtured in cramped apartments throughout Kings County. Beginning in 2005, the pair released a string of CD-Rs and cassettes, both on their own Heavy Tapes imprint and through the labels of kindred spirits. Steadily moving away from the psychedelic tone baths and modern industrial scrape for which the Leopards had become known, Religious Knives coursed through minimal synth oscillations and spare Kraut repetition. Mouthus Nate Nelson joined the pair in 2006, lending a powerful presence behind the drums that shaped Religious Knives rudimentary jams into rough-hewn, long-form paeans to tar-blackened bummer psych. Soon after that, old friend Todd Cavallo completed the quartet on bass, adding a sturdy low-end and dubwise groove that lifted Religious Knives from cellar murk to black cloud puffs of bone-deep alarm. An active four-piece for a little more than a year now, Religious Knives have presided over a pair of 12"s, a couple of collections of out of print singles and long gone burns, and one full-length. All throughout, these four have traced a path away from the clamor they once knew, bathing slight guitars, interlocking vocals, and solemn bass lines in reedy organs and recalcitrant modular synths. The seemingly tin-eared would call it noise, but in these eight hands, such a set plays as anything but, instead a (cough) syrupy stroll in search of the ghosts of rocks classicist past. With The Door, Religious Knives have not only found those bygone days, but broken them apart. There are bookmarks to be found here, pages creased in well-worn chapters. But make no mistake -- theirs is a sound tied to the here and now, a summer record for those dread days when the heat holds low and skin sticks to cheap car seats and old patio furniture. These six songs are brighter, sharper than anything that has come before, locking in tight on jugular rhythms. Its the score for disappearing neighborhoods and crumbling buildings, a hope of holding onto the past as those around us move fast to forget it. It is scent as sound, the stench of smog and sickly smoke spiraling towards the sky. It is Brooklyn, July of 2008. The sun has left us in the East, disappearing somewhere behind Jersey, leaving our borough to find the pulse of another night deep with the citys streets." -Ecstatic Peace

Artist: RELIGIOUS KNIVES
Title:
Format: CDR
Label: Heavy Conversation
Country: USA
Price: $10.00
Mike and Maya from Double Leopards.
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Artist: RELIGIOUS KNIVES
Title: Blackbird/Wax & Flesh
Format: 7"
Label: Heavy Tapes
Country: USA
Price: $12.00

Artist: RELIGIOUS KNIVES
Title: Remains
Format: CD
Label: No Fun
Country: USA
Price: $12.00
"Religious Knives is Mike Bernstein, Maya Miller and Nate Nelson. Remains is a psychedelic epic, completely beautiful, dark and overtaking. Dedicated to all believers of true infinity, Remains collects a series of early limited and out of print recordings, fully remastered and slightly reworked for this release full of slowly shifting synth melodies, atonal guitar, twisted percussion and haunting vocals. Long live eternal psychedelic dark beauty. Artwork by Maya Miller." - No Fun.

Artist: RELIGIOUS KNIVES
Title: Evidence: Vol 1
Format: CDR
Label: Religious Knives
Country: USA
Price: $11.00
"The long threatened live series of Religious Knives discs is finally ready, just in time for our european tour. 150 copies of each CDR, sold as separate volumes, will be available first in Europe and then more widely when we return. Both discs document relatively recent RK outings, and contain selected jams from various gigs, including a rare document of the �??RK2? duo live at Big Jar Books, RK inna �??Wierd style,�?� and more. The series is called �??Evidence�?� and thats what were trying to drop." - RK. Live @ WHOM 1/11/08, Hemlock SF 3/19/08, @ Death By Audio NY (with Pete Nolan of Magik Markers) 7/19/08, and Wierd NY 9/10/08. Remaining copies of Euro tour CD.

Artist: RELIGIOUS KNIVES
Title: Evidence: Vol 2
Format: CDR
Label: Religious Knives
Country: USA
Price: $11.00
"The long threatened live series of Religious Knives discs is finally ready, just in time for our european tour. 150 copies of each CDR, sold as separate volumes, will be available first in Europe and then more widely when we return. Both discs document relatively recent RK outings, and contain selected jams from various gigs, including a rare document of the �??RK2″ duo live at Big Jar Books, RK inna �??Wierd style,�?� and more. The series is called �??Evidence�?� and thats what were trying to drop." - RK. Live @ 66 Hope NY 6/27/08, and Big Jar Books 5/31/08. Remaining copies of Euro tour CD.
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