Sheer Agony 7'' is the self-titled debut record of Montreal guitar pop trio Sheer Agony. Formed in 2010 as the recording project of Jackson MacIntosh and Play Guitar bandmate Christian Simmons, Silver Dapple bassist Markus Lake joined the group in 2011. Sheer Agony released three singles last year, "Theme from 'Tortoise And The Hare'" on Khyber Compilation II, and "Introducing Flash And The Pans" and "Caitlin and Peter and George Harrison" on Fixture Records Compilation No. 2.
This new 8-minute album, Sheer Agony's first label release, collects some of the band's earliest recordings, done at their practice space/studio/home venue The Silver Door and mixed by guitarist/lead singer Jackson MacIntosh with Peter Woodford (of Freelove Fenner) at The Bottle Garden, Woodford's underground analog studio.
released June 5, 2012
Recorded by Sheer Agony
Mixed by Sheer Agony and Peter Woodford at The Bottle Garden
Mastered by Richard White at Breakglass Studio
Artwork by Jackson MacIntosh
Sheer Agony is...
Jackson MacIntosh: Guitar, Vox
Markus Lake: Bass
Christian Simmons: Drums
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I love these tracks and have been listening to them for years now. Psychedelic garage pop. As if the Feelies played extremely slow and filled the space with stimulating chords, effects, hooks, and choruses. We need new music please. Diego A. Torres