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Isolation as a Form of Torture


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    MATTACHINE - Isolation as a Form of Torture (cassette/7”EP) (ZBR204)

    For fans of: .gif from god, Meth. and Binary.

    Surprise, surprise. Infant Island has a side project and it’s called MATTACHINE. Their debut EP ‘Isolation as a Form of Torture’ is one helluva a bangin’ time, featuring four dark, menacing and very self-aware tracks that take a violent stab at our culture and the treatment of the LGBTQ community.

    Cassettes come with laser-engraved cases (our first!), a lyric sheet and come on a few great variants:45 pink triangle (transparent pink)25 Hot Pank (zbr swirl)15 Blood & Cum Swirl (black/red/white) BAND variant5 Silver Wolf (silver plated)5 Wolf Blood (silver swirl)

    7”s come with screened covers that hare hand-numbered on:52 red/black merge (black jacket/band edition)54 red/black merge + white splatter (black jacket)48 stupid fancy (pink jacket)

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Sisyphus 02:59
Boys Beware 01:50


7”s come with screened covers that hare hand-numbered on:
52 red/black merge (black jacket/band edition)
54 red/black merge + white splatter (black jacket)
48 stupid fancy (pink jacket)

100 tapes across 5 variants, all with laser etched cases w/transparent red backings, lyric sheet and download code:
- 45 Pink Triangle (transparent pink)
- 30 Hot Pank (zbr swirl)
- 15 Blood & Cum (band swirl)
- 5 Silver Wolf (silver plated)
- 5 Wolf Blood (silver swirl)

U.S.A. store = SOLD OUT

Canada/International = www.zegemabeachrecords.com/zegema-beach-releases/mattachine


released June 5, 2020

Lyrics at the end of Boys Beware adapted from "The Queer Nation Manifesto" – originally distributed by ACT UP at the 1990 NYC gay pride parade.

Mattachine on this recording is Alexander Rudenshiold, Michael Toney, and Justin Reichard.

Recorded and mixed by Michael Toney in Fredericksburg, VA.

Mastered by Brad Boatright at Audioseige in Chicago, IL.

At various other points Mattachine has also included Austin O'Rourke, Taimir Gore, Roman Rodriguez, and Kyle Wilson.

Cover art by Alaiaorax.

Released by Zegema Beach Records.


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