EPISODE 28: Derek and Brian from Lower Automation

Derek Allen and Brian Sutton from Chicago-based math-punk trio Lower Automation are my guests for this episode.

Lower Automation creates a hyper-anxious blend of math rock, noise rock and hardcore
Back in August 2020, the band sequestered themselves in a secluded cabin in Western Michigan to record their first full-length release. With guitarist and vocalist Derek handling engineering duties the frenzied sessions lasted until the very last second of our rental agreement. The band’s result is a 21-minute collection of tunes released on Zegema Beach Records.

In this episode we dive into a bit of the backstory and making of the album and learn about what the band has in store for their summer plans.

Featured Tracks

Six Degrees from Phrenology
Father’s Shirt is a Dress on Me
Combover

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