Pylon Reenactment Society, the Athens-based band paying homage to the legendary post-punk group Pylon, has exciting news for all music enthusiasts. They recently announced the release of their highly anticipated debut album, along with sharing a captivating new music video.
Pylon Reenactment Society was formed by former Pylon guitarist Randy Bewley and bassist Michael Lachowski, along with Vanessa Briscoe Hay, who served as the lead vocalist for the original band. After Pylon disbanded in 2009 following the tragic passing of Bewley, the remaining members teamed up with some exceptional musicians to keep the spirit alive.
The debut album, titled “Part Time Punks Sessions,” is a collection of live recordings captured during a performance at L.A.’s Redwood Bar back in 2016. The album is an absolute treat for Pylon fans, as it features some of the band’s most beloved songs, including “Cool” and “Crazy.” These recordings brilliantly capture the energy and rawness of Pylon’s live performances while showcasing the talent of the current lineup.
To accompany the exciting announcement, Pylon Reenactment Society also unveiled a mesmerizing new video for their song “Beep.” Directed by Jason Miller, the video is a visual delight, intertwining footage of the band’s energetic live performance with colorful visuals and creative animations. It perfectly captures the pulsating energy that Pylon Reenactment Society brings to their performances while adding a modern twist.
For fans of Pylon, this album and video serve as a nostalgic reminder of the band’s influential post-punk sound. Pylon’s unique blend of danceable beats, jagged guitar riffs, and Briscoe Hay’s distinctive vocals carved a path for countless bands to follow. With Pylon Reenactment Society carrying the torch, a new generation can experience the magic that made Pylon so revered in the first place.
The release of “Part Time Punks Sessions” marks a significant milestone for Pylon Reenactment Society. It is not just a tribute to the accomplishments of Pylon but also a testament to their enduring legacy. The album showcases the band’s dedication to preserving the spirit of Pylon, delivering a powerful and authentic performance that captures the essence of their predecessors.
As listeners immerse themselves in the music and immerse their senses in the vivid visuals of the “Beep” video, it becomes clear that Pylon Reenactment Society is more than just a cover band. They have seamlessly breathed new life into Pylon’s music, injecting their own energy and passion into every note they play. It is a testament to the continued relevance and impact of Pylon’s music, which remains as fresh and exciting as ever.
The debut album from Pylon Reenactment Society is set to release on April 16th, 2021. It promises to be a must-listen for both longtime fans of Pylon and newcomers eager to discover their influential sound. With the announcement of the album, accompanied by the visually stunning “Beep” video, Pylon Reenactment Society has certainly piqued the interest of music enthusiasts around the world.