Songs of Farewell and Departure: A Tribute to HUM

by (Damn) This Desert Air



Pop Up records latest tribute is to one of space rock's greatest pioneers, Champaign, Illinois' Hum. A 16 track sonic space assault featuring some of today's up and coming bands like Constants, Junius, Actors&Actresses, Funeral For A Friend, (Damn) This Desert Air, Anakin, Bearhead, and Digicide, as well as special appearances by TENT (Kellii Scott of Failure and Eric Gorfain of The Section Quartet) and J. Robbins of Jawbox/Burning Airlines fame. Collectively, all bands involved have created an amazing homage to a band that has influenced them all.

Tracklist: Band/Song

01. Arctic Sleep - The Scientists
02. (Damn) This Desert Air - The Pod
03. Solar Powered Sun Destroyer - Stars [Feat. J Robbins]
04. Bearhead - Ms. Lazarus
05. Anakin - I’d Like Your Hair Long
06. Junius - Firehead
07. Constants - If You Are To Bloom
08. City Of Ships - I Hate It Too
09. Actors & Actresses - Aphids
10. Digicide - Comin’ Home
11. The Esoteric - Iron Clad Lou
12. Tent [Kellii Scott & Eric Gorfain] - Little Dipper
13. Stomacher - Why I Like Robins
14. The Felix Culpa - Puppets
15. Funeral For A Friend - Green To Me
Digital Bonus Track:
16. Alpha Stasis - Scraper


released September 6, 2011

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(Damn) This Desert Air create big, booming, melodic rock wide in its breadth, sound and scope. Injecting heavy space riffs with a foundation of post-hardcore, (Damn) This Desert Air are finding an audience who not only desire a thick, full blast of sound, but also attention to dynamic detail in their music. Memorable songs with a few left turns are what make (D)TDA stand firmly on their feet. ... more

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