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Studio 52 Spotlight: Pile
What Studio 52 Says: Boston’s Pile toe the line between post-hardcore and experimental indie, with their latest release, March’s A Hairshirt of Purpose, falling into the latter category. An aggregation of many different instruments and techniques entwine across the record, creating a more lucid set of songs the band is prone to putting out. Their handful of past releases (our favorite being 2012’s Dripping) are just as dominating in their own right; in fact, despite the variations stretching across their discography, we find Pile to be one of Boston’s most consistently brilliant acts. Their live shows adorn their music in the sense that their songs somehow become larger on stage. Our advice? Spin the record on the way to their show and watch how their music evolves into something practically sentient that makes it seem like you’re hearing it for the first time again. If you were one of the fortunate ones to grab tickets, you have an amazing opportunity to see Pile open for the immortal Converge tonight (December 8) at Brighton Music Hall in Allston with Give. — Andrew Maroney, Studio 52
Spotify: Pile on the stream
Video: Pile on YouTube
Next Show: Friday (December 8) at Brighton Music Hall with Converge
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