17 Jun 2015

Pitchfork praise Shit and Shine's 54 Synth-brass, 38 Metal guitar, 65 Cathedral album

Pitchfork have written a piece on albums worth hearing in their opinion:

Shit and Shine
54 Synth-brass, 38 Metal guitar, 65 Cathedral (Rocket)

Lots of bands talk about never repeating themselves, but Shit and Shine really live it. Very few of the many records they’ve made in the past decade sound like each other, or like anyone else. The group has delved into so many styles that it’s tempting to call them genre-hoppers, except that none of their music fits into any category—it’s more like each album is a genre unto itself.

One person disagrees with this assessment, though: Craig Clouse, the main man behind Shit and Shine. “I’m completely absolutely 100% setting out to make DANCE MUSIC,” he tells me via email. “Do I want to make music for mostly record-collecting shy dudes with black hoodies to scuttle home so they can carefully place my new record on their expensive turntables and then blog about it? FUCK NO! I want to make music for people to get stupid with....

Read the full piece here: Pitchfork