Posted in music on September 10, 2013

by Andrew Sacher

State Faults

Santa Rosa, CA's State Faults (formerly Brother Bear) might live a bit north from their Cali neighbors Touche Amore and Calculator, but like those bands, they're helping to carry the torch for a modern screamo scene indebted to the sounds of bands like Pg.99 and Envy. They match revved up punk with raw screams and post-rock atmosphere on "Wildfires," the second track to be released from, Resonate/Desperate, the band's sophomore record under their current name. That track makes its premiere in this post, and you can check it out below. The album's first single is the equally excellent "Meteor," which you can hear over at AltPress.

Resonate/Desperate is due out on November 12 via No Sleep (La Dispute, Balance & Composure). The album artwork and tracklist, along with the new song stream, are below. No tour dates to report of at the moment.

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State Faults - "Wildfires"

State Faults

Resonate/Desperate Tracklist:
01. Meteor
02. Wildfires
03. Ultima
04. Stalagmites
05. Diamond Dust
06. Disintegration
07. Spectral
08. Incantations
09. Luminaria
10. Amalgamation
11. Old Wounds

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Comments (12)

you like No Sleep recs? no reason

Posted by Anonymous | September 10, 2013 12:17 PM

lol at the little half sausage second to the left.

Posted by Anonymous | September 10, 2013 12:19 PM

I liked the production of Desolate peaks more.

Posted by Anonymous | September 10, 2013 5:48 PM

^ur out of your mind

Posted by Dan | September 10, 2013 8:50 PM

dude just copy pasted the text from the No Sleep newsletter. where's the value add? when I read "excellent track" I assume that's the author's opinion, not some promotional material from the record company releasing the LP. misleading, BV.

good track though.

Posted by Anonymous | September 10, 2013 9:55 PM

^you're highly misinformed

Posted by Brooklyn Vegan | September 10, 2013 10:54 PM

Guys, what happened to chillwave?

Posted by Anonymous | September 10, 2013 11:14 PM

postcore skramz? kewl

Posted by ocn | September 11, 2013 10:04 AM

Took me forever to get into bands that have screaming among 'softer' music, but I'm glad I was patient, because they're some of the most passionate and emotional bands out there.

Posted by Anika | October 4, 2013 12:21 PM

fantastic band i love their music

Posted by lustra 3d wrocław | March 3, 2014 11:19 AM

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