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Tuesday, 24 January 2017

ME AND HIM CALL IT US

GenresPunk / Hardcore / Screamo / Emo-violence / Skramz / Powerviolence / Grind / Metal / Ambient / Noise / Experimental
Related artists: Dead In The Dirt, Infernal Coil, The Blue Letter and O' Brother.
CountryAtlanta, Georgia USA
Years Active2004-2006
Song: "Innocent Bystanders Watched in Horror as Peter Jennings Drew His Murder Weapon"
Album: "Loss"
Year: 2006
For fans of.gif from god, Celebration, Gas Up Yr Hearse!, Destroyer Destroyer, Letters To Catalonia, Genghis Tron, Love Lost But Not Forgotten, Ed Gein, The Sawtooth Grin, The Great Redneck Hope, Advocate, Caust, Kauro Nagisa, Usurp Synapse, Oktober Skyline, Seyarse, Towers, SeeYouSpaceCowboy, (early) Examination Of The..., Lachance, She Notes The Chariots, In Loving Memory, The Truth About Dreaming, The Expectorated Sequence, The Encyclopedia Of American Traitors, Straight No Chaser, Euth, Enkaphalin, The End, Discordance Axis, Tyranny Of Shaw, Vein and Christopher Morgan aka PROPER SCREAMO.
Label(s): Stickfigure Records / Guevara Entertainment
This post's artist is from the January 2017 Mix. This is track #2.
You can download: the January 2017 Mix#1 right here or get the new February 2017 Mix#2 here.

ME AND HIM CALL IT US were an amazingly original and mindfuck of a band from Atlanta that recorded between 2004 and 2006. The panicked, screechy, pulverizing and simply overwhelming grindy hardcore continues to heavily influence chaotic screamy hardcore and emo-violence bands around the world (although perhaps primarily in America), such as .gif from god, Letters To Catalonia and SeeYouSpaceCowboy. Seeing this band live back in the day must have been physically and mentally taxing.

All six albums (I'm not counting the 'Analogue Demo's' as an album) are blown out and almost excessively explosive, 'The (C:) Drive of Love Stories', 'Loss' and 'Friends Applaud, The Comedy is Over' are the audio equivalent of professional temper tantrums of the most brutal nature. The first two are very emo-violence and grindcore driven while the latter sounds just like Destroyer Destroyer. When my friend from Google+ showed me this band during the first few months of this blog's existence, ME AND HIM CALL IT US used to be too much for me most of the time, but now it's exactly what I crave. Some recordings are a tad more controlled and dare I say relaxed (comparatively speaking, of course). It ended up surprising me how many of my favourite tracks were generally from their demo material, most notably the very precise 2005 'Meadow Drive Sessions', with unreal songs like "Pallbearer", "Craig #2" and "Craig #1", although "New Song" and "Tragedy" are excellent jams, too.

There has been a recent resurgence in discussion of ME AND HIM CALL IT US, most likely due to the band being a primary influence for .gif from god. Their 'Defragmented...Reformatted' LP could probably be condensed into a clip that would sound just like the final breakdown in "Innocent Bystanders Watched In Horror As Peter Jennings Drew His Murder Weapon" aka the ultimate ME AND HIM CALL IT US track. Stop reading and jam that crazy ass song right fucking now.

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DISCOGRAPHY
Click )==>here<==( to download the band's complete discography in mp3 form.

2004 - The (C:) Drive of Love Stories cdrLP

2005 - Meadow Drive Sessions EP
2005 - Demo's EP
2005 - Self Recorded Analogue Demo's EP

2006 - Loss cdLP
2006 - The Blue Letter split cdr/7"EP
2006 - Friends Applaud, The Comedy Is Over EP

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(2006) ME AND HIM CALL IT US - "Innocent Bystanders Watched In Horror As Peter Jennings Drew His Murder Weapon" (from 'Loss')

(2006) ME AND HIM CALL IT US - "P.S. I Love You" (from 'Loss')

(2006) ME AND HIM CALL IT US - "The Anticipation is Killing Me" (from 'Loss')

(2006) ME AND HIM CALL IT US - "Greener Grass" (from 'Friends Applaud, The Comedy is Over')

(2006) ME AND HIM CALL IT US - "Sincerity is Hard to Come By These Days" (from 'Friends Applaud, The Comedy is Over')

(2006) ME AND HIM CALL IT US - "Frostbit" (from 'The Blue Letter' split)

(2005) ME AND HIM CALL IT US - "The Weight" (from 'Demo's')

(2005) ME AND HIM CALL IT US - "Pallbearer" (from 'Meadow Drive Sessions')

(2005) ME AND HIM CALL IT US - "Craig #1" (from 'Meadow Drive Sessions')

(2004) ME AND HIM CALL IT US - "There Is No Question Mark Button On This Computer" (from 'The (C:) Drive of Love Stories')

(2004) ME AND HIM CALL IT US - "Infrared Light; Don't Talk to Me About Quantum Physics" (from 'The (C:) Drive of Love Stories')

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ME AND HIM CALL IT US out of print mp3 discography download

(download here)

Live video #1, #2  and #3
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