Stadiums & Shrines
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What a combination—Mutual Benefit and Philip Seymour Hoffman—two EPs, one 32 minute tape; cue the burst, with philosophical sparks raining. The excerpts alone are too luminous to circle just once, to take in from any one angle: Jordan sings of Midwestern road trips, Roy Roger’s Epitaph, and the great unknown—ideas as big as the open plains. And then there’s Noah, at infinite howl, sending aural postcards to the loving universe, narrating his own critical consciousness, clarity and discovery, with ears unblocked.

Mutual Benefit | Backwards Fireworks
Philip Seymour Hoffman | Ear Wax Blocked Ear

The full split arrives mid December. Hear “Auburn Epitaphs” over at Head Underwater.

Flashbacks of August 2nd, 2011—spectral talent gracing the stage/floor/camping tent, as real-time Mario Kart projected overhead, in a Shea Stadium[s] & Shrines production—are now streamable, thanks to Shea technology. In their entirety, hear Co La‘s hypnotic, show-closing firestorm, Philip Seymour Hoffman‘s interactive seance, and the adorably eerie sounds of Emily Reo, below:

And forever time well spent: hundreds more recordings exist inside the archive.