(Richmond, Va.,) -- Cherub Records is proud to announce Richmond’s Hoax Hunters and The Snowy Owls will team up for a split seven inch release in honor of Record Store Day on April 20, 2013. This limited edition release of 40 copies will be available in a “bronze smoke” square lathe cut record exclusively at Steady Sounds in Richmond. At least 10 copies will be distributed to other regional independent record stores starting Monday April 22nd and a standard digital only version of the single will be released on Tuesday April 23rd. A sample of the single is available on SoundCloud.
Hoax Hunters’ side features the tracks "Orbit [Don't Tell, Today] and "Color Coded" and The Snowy Owls contribute "Kerfuffle". Both bands will play at Steady Sounds on April 20, 2013 as part of the WRIR Record Store Day Crawl. Details on performances are available via WRIR’s website.
Hoax Hunters are fronted by PJ Sykes, best known for his music photography as seen in SPIN, Paste and on Merge Records releases. Bassist Tim Fallen is part of the recording team at WRIR and drummer in The Diamond Center. Drummer James O'Neill was formerly a member of seminal post-hardcore band Permanent.
Designer Matt Klimas, whose work includes posters for Superchunk, Protect All Families concert and Treasure Island Festival and is a member of The Low Branches, fronts The Snowy Owls. Bassist Allen Bergendahl is the recording engineer behind the Live At Ipanema series. Guitarist James Wingo also plays in Ghost Lotion and formerly was in Lubec with drummer Brandon Martin.
Both sides of this split were recorded by Allen Bergendahl with Tim Fallen contributing mixing for a portion of the record. More information about Hoax Hunters and The Snowy Owls is available on their websites. Cherub Records is a Richmond based record label with bands including Hoax Hunters, Baby Help Me Forget, Timothy Bailey & The Humans and KT.
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