BLOODYMINDED

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released May 31, 2019

XAVIER LARADJI, WILL LINDSAY, JAMES MOY, ISIDRO REYES, PIETER SCHOOLWERTH AND MARK SOLOTROFF OVERCAME THE STRUGGLE OF TOGETHERNESS TO WRITE AND RECORD THIS ALBUM

RECORDED BY SANFORD PARKER AT DECADE MUSIC STUDIOS, CHICAGO

MIXED BY JOHN MCENTIRE AT SOMA STUDIOS, CHICAGO

MASTERED BY COLLIN JORDAN AT THE BOILER ROOM, CHICAGO

ARTWORK BY MARK SOLOTROFF

GRAPHIC DESIGN BY MEGAN EMISH

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Track Name: Precise Surfaces
MEETING EXPECTATIONS – DELICATELY BALANCED – GRASPING THE LOGIC – SUBTLE MODULATION – DISEMBODIED – REVERSE PERSPECTIVES – BEHIND CLOSED DOORS – FAINT FIGURES – DRAMATIC BURSTS – UNPREDICTABLE ENVIRONMENTS – UNFOLDING EVENTS – IN SHARP FOCUS – DIFFERING STANDARDS – INDEPENDENT – UNBROKEN – DISQUIETING WORKS – RISING FORCES – THWARTED – RADICAL LONELINESS – A VIABLE RESPONSE TO WICKED DEMANDS – DEHUMANIZING UNDERCURRENTS – ADJUSTING OUR SIGHT – UNINHABITABLE – SHALLOW – ICY STARES – CONFLICTING INFLUENCES – POINTLESS INDIFFERENCE – DEADLY SURROUNDINGS – MENTAL LIFE IMPOSSIBLE SPACE – BEARING NO RESEMBLANCE – EMOTION IS ACTION – GROWN OVER – TEMPORARY – DETERMINING GUILT OR INNOCENCE – WEIGHTLESS – TRANSPARENT – DISPELLING ANY MISGIVINGS – SEEKING HARMONY – A MEANINGFUL WHOLE – EMPIRICAL METHODS – PRECISE SURFACES – LITERAL RENDERINGS
Track Name: Tunneling
COMMITMENT AND COLLAPSE – INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY – SELF-AWARENESS – DISGUISED SYMBOLISM – SO LIFELIKE – VARIATIONS ON A THEME – DYNAMIC – FLUID – OVERPOWERED – EVERYDAY SURVIVAL – VOIDS AND SOLIDS – DEVELOPING IDENTITIES – ANATOMICAL DISLOCATION – SPONTANEOUS PROCESS – CHILDLIKE – TUNNELING – OVERINDULGENT – COMMUNAL EFFORT – FORCEFUL PERSONALITIES – TAKE A LOOK AT YOUR IMPULSES – UNIVERSAL CURRENCY – A SEA OF TREES – PRIMITIVE ART – A MASTERSTROKE OF DEPRAVITY – WASHED ASHORE – IMPATIENT – SAVAGE EXPRESSION – EMOTIONAL AND SOCIETAL – ENDURING FEATURES – DIFFICULTY ARGUING – UNDER GLASS – FRAGMENTED – AGGRESSIVE COMPETITION – PLUGGED-IN – ACCURATE – PUBLIC AND PRIVATE RESPONSES – HAUNTING DEFIANCE – HEROIC RESISTANCE – SOLID EVIDENCE – ELIMINATING ANY RESEMBLANCE – MARKING MY ENTRANCE – A GREAT VOID – THE SMALLEST OF DETAILS – SYNTHETIC RUIN
Track Name: Infinite Recession
FUNDAMENTAL HARMONY – EXPRESSIVE CONTENT – INSIGNIFICANT PULSATIONS – EXACTING SCRUTINY – ANCESTRAL PITY – ADMIRATION – TECHNICALLY ACCOMPLISHED – CHARITABLE THREATS – TERRIFYING EXPERIENCES – STRICT FORMALISM – COLLECTIVE ANXIETY – ONE-SIDED RELATIONSHIPS – THE SPIRITUAL GRANDEUR – INFINITE RECESSION – TELL ME HOW IT FEELS – THE MERCY OF FORCES BEYOND YOUR CONTROL – BEYOND THE MAINSTREAM – ON A MASSIVE SCALE – WITH GRADUAL SHIFTS – RESEARCH AND THEORY – COUNTERBALANCE – DEVOID OF INDIVIDUALITY – STRATEGIC PLANS – STRUCTURAL INTEGRITY – DEVOID OF DIGNITY – OVERLY CEREBRAL – CLINICAL EVALUATION – SUPERIOR AUTHORITY – GEOMETRIC ORDER – UNCONSCIOUSLY AWARE – PERFORMANCE REVIEW – HARMLESS LOOKING – AVOIDING BLOODSHED – REMAINING CONCEALED – VISUALLY DEMANDING – HEROIC ACTIONS – CONSTANTLY SYSTEMATIC – INNER QUALITIES – SCORNED VALUES – BRILLIANT LIGHT – DISEMBODIED
Track Name: Rapid Breath
AS IF BY INSTINCT – MERELY HUMAN – REDUCED TO A MINIMUM – HISTORIC IMMEDIACY – VIRTUES AND LIMITATIONS – PARADOX – AMBITION – CHARACTERISTIC ERUPTIONS – BIOLOGICAL ANALOGIES – RAPID BREATH – PERMANENCE – CELESTIAL MODELS – PURE TRANSCRIPTS – QUICKENED RHYTHM – SUBSISTENCE AND SURPLUS – THE ECHO OF YOUR SCREAM – TONAL LIMITATIONS – SUPERIMPOSED ABUSE – EMOTIONALLY CHARGED – POWERFUL INFLUENCE – STRONGLY ISOLATIONIST – SOPHISTICATED SYSTEMS – THE POSTURE OF A FRIGHTENED ANIMAL – DETERMINATION AND DIVERSITY –CONTEXT COLLAPSE – PAYING HOMAGE – AN OPEN SECRET – IN GRUESOME DETAIL – SHARP OBJECTS – COMPLICATED – OPENING BLACK SITES – ZONING LAWS – VISIBILITY – DIVISIVE ACTIONS – DOMINANT FEATURES – A DESIGN FOR LIVING – INTENTIONS – A SOUNDING BOARD OF FEAR
Track Name: The Self And The Sublime
ESTABLISHED PRACTICES – GRACEFUL ORIENTATION – BREAKING THE SYMMETRY – DIFFUSION AND DISMAY – DAILY RITUALS – REPETITIVE EVENTS – A FASCINATION WITH INFINITY – SIMPLE AND SEDUCTIVE – STANDING ON HIGH GROUND – SOWING DIVISION – THE RIGHT SPIRITUAL CLIMATE – AT GROUND LEVEL – STABILITY – IT’S THE LAST THING WE EXPECTED – A MEMORIAL TO STRUGGLE – THE PAIN WAS SO GREAT – FAMILIAR DOGMA – I WISH IT LASTED FOREVER – THE LAND OF YOUR POSSESSION – PREMEDITATED ENDS – URBAN CYCLES – DRAINED – THE FLOW OF GOODS – CONSUMING YOU – RANDOM AND STAGED – PERSISTENCE IS EVERYTHING – THE SELF AND THE SUBLIME – ASTONISHMENT – GLANCES AND GESTURES – THE AUTONOMY OF THE FRAGMENT
Track Name: Flooded Interiors
CONCRETE EVIDENCE – SPATIAL ECOLOGIES – UNSETTLING SERENITY – AN ILLUMINATED LIFE – COMPULSIVE RISK-TAKING – MAXIMUM SIGNIFICANCE – THE OPTICAL UNCONSCIOUS – ATTACKING THE EMOTIONS – A LOUD WAKE-UP CALL – A COMPLEX PROCESS – IN THIS MAGIC MOMENT – MENTAL AND PHYSICAL SUFFERING – SINISTER AND GROTESQUE – THE PREDICAMENT OF MAN – A FIXED POINT IN SPACE – A LAST BREATHE – FLEETING NATURE – FLOODED INTERIORS – WITHDRAWAL – ESCAPE – ELOQUENCE – TRANSLUCENT VISTAS – UNBEARABLE TENSION – LYSOL GRAFFITI – REFLECTIVE UNITY – SELF-CONTAINED – ASPIRIN AND RAZORS – SPATIAL PURITY – HOPEFUL SPIRIT – THE FOURTH LIFE EXAMINED – CLEAN PLACES – BLACK VOID – HUNCHED OVER – REBORN – UNDER THE INFLUENCE – EXACT MEASUREMENTS – FORMAL STRUCTURE – APPARITIONS
Track Name: The Future State Of The Body
A RADICAL DEPARTURE – CONVERTED PERSPECTIVES – IMPRESSIVE SCALE – NARRATIVE DETAIL – SATURATION – PRIVILEGED POSITION – VIGOROUS – MANIPULATED STRUCTURES – LIMITLESS INNER GLOW – ENDURING APPEAL – THE IDEAL OF BEAUTY – LOSS OF PRIVACY – SHIFTING – ESSENTIAL COMPONENTS – THE FUTURE STATE OF THE BODY – PAINFUL MEMORIES – THE DEEPEST POSSIBILITIES OF SENSATION – VARIATIONS OF INTENSITY – THE OBSESSION OF A LIFETIME – THE DESIRED EFFECT – SELF-CONTAINED – BEYOND OUR POWER – OPACITY – IMPLICATIONS – VARIATIONS – TAKE A GOOD LOOK IN THE MIRROR – THE ICONOGRAPHY OF DEFIANCE – EVERY LIVING SUBSTANCE – IN STARK CONTRAST – CONSUMED BY FIRE – DELIBERATE CHOICES – SPEED AND DENSITY – SKELETAL STRUCTURES – SMALL DEVIATIONS – AN ENDLESS SOURCE – ANATOMICAL PERFECTION
Track Name: Essential Humanity
TOO LOW TO SUSTAIN – IT TAKES REAL EFFORT – DELICATE PRECISION – AFTERTHOUGHT – MYTHOLOGY – PEELING BACK THE LAYERS – COUNTERBALANCE – EVERYDAY LIFE – TURNING INWARDS – SIMPLE DIRECTIVES – CONVENTIONS – LEARNING ABOUT OURSELVES – COINCIDENTAL SPECIMENS – ARTIFICIAL SITES – IMPOSSIBLE PROPORTIONS – PASSIVE SOLUTIONS – BARBARIC DISTORTION – PREOCCUPATION WITH TIME – TRANSLUCENT BODIES – AMBIGUOUS SALVATION – REBIRTH – WHAT LINGERS IN OUR MINDS? – HISTORY AND SHADOW – INDIRECT LINKS – SCOPE – GAINING PERSPECTIVE – SOCIAL PURPOSE – STANDARDS – FOCUSED SKULL – TASTE – CONTAMINATED SYSTEMS – BUILDING A NARRATIVE – ESSENTIAL HUMANITY – CONTINUOUS SURFACES – FRENZIED BOTTOM FEEDERS – LOCAL PRACTICES - DISREGARD FOR CONVENTIONS – SUBJECTIVE RIGHTNESS
Track Name: Strident
EFFORT AND EFFECT – AT HUMAN SCALE – RULES OF BEHAVIOR – UNTRAINED HANDS – TAKING RESPONSIBILITY – ADAPTING FOR SURVIVAL – GRASPING AT IDENTITY – EMBRACING DEPLETION – ANTI-CULTURAL POSITIONS – BITTER ABANDONMENT – GLORIFICATION – UNSENTIMENTAL IMAGES – NOTORIOUS EXHIBITS – STRIDENT – HOW LONG CAN YOU TOLERATE THIS? – TEMPORARY SHELTER – ARTICULATION – ARE YOU UP TO THE CHALLENGE? – WASTED SPACE – FRONTAL – THERE CAN BE NO DOUBT – RESIDENTIAL FABRIC – SCRATCHING THE SURFACE – YOU SEEM ILL EQUIPPED – WONDERLAND ANALYSIS – RESTRICTED TO THE PAST – INCLUSIVE SIMULATIONS – FUNCTIONALLY OBSOLETE – IN POOR REPAIR – IT’S NO COINCIDENCE – FORTIFICATION AND REVIVAL – FEELING THAT WAY – FEELING SOMETHING – ALL-CONSUMING – FORMIDABLE – BREAKTHROUGH EXPERIENCES
Track Name: Hold Every Dear Thing Tightly
IMPOSSIBLE PROPORTIONS – INNER VISION – MONUMENTAL DEFINITION – WARM EMBRACES – COMPLEX NOTIONS – WATERSHED MOMENTS – PUTTING IT BLUNTLY – TURNS OF FORTUNE – INSTRUMENTS OF AUTHORITY – WHAT DO YOU HAVE TO BOAST ABOUT? – EFFICIENT SYSTEMS – METHODS OF STRESS – DESERVING OF VALIDATION – AGITATED MOVEMENT – BY NECESSITY – NO PRETENSE – ARE YOU TRUSTWORTHY? – INFRASTRUCTURE – LIBERATING – PATHOLOGICAL DETERIORATION – SHIFTING OUR PRIORITIES – YOU JUST NEED TO PRETEND – WRITTEN RECORDS – INTESTINAL STYLIZATION – IMPRESSIVE HEIGHTS – HOLD EVERY DEAR THING TIGHTLY
Track Name: The Pace Of Our Development
ESTABLISHING PROPORTIONS – CONSUMMATE SKILL – LIMITLESS SPACE – PASSING THE BLAME – DUAL ILLUSIONS – REFLECTING FACES – DISTANCE – PRECARIOUS EXISTENCE – UNIVERSAL STATEMENTS – WHAT PREVENTED THE BREAKTHROUGH? – PRECISE LOCATIONS – SAFE ROOMS – GETTING WET – QUICKSAND – A SINGLE MANUAL ACT – EXPERIMENTS IN DEATH – HIDE AND SEEK – TRANSPORTED BACK TO THE EVERYDAY WORLD – TAKE THIS LIFE – PHYSICAL DEVASTATION – CONFLICTING DESIRES – DIFFICULT TASKS – CONTAMINATION – SUPPRESSION – CASTING SHADOWS – RATIONAL CLARITY –PREOCCUPIED – MONUMENTAL GROUPINGS – EXTINCTION – UPHEAVALS – RITUAL PROPERTIES – FRAGMENTS – DON’T DESPAIR – IT’S EVERYTHING WE STAND FOR – BRIEF INTERVALS – LEGITIMATE – THE PACE OF OUR DEVELOPMENT – AWKWARD PERSPECTIVES – REDUCED TO ESSENTIALS
Track Name: Degrees Of Order
DEGREES OF ORDER – PRELIMINARY BODIES – IRRATIONAL QUALITIES – SHIFTING EMPHASIS – GIVING PLEASURE – OPPOSITE MESSAGES – IDLE BOASTS – PASSIVE COMMUNICATION – DELIBERATE AND ELEMENTAL – SPECULATIVE URGES – DISREGARD – COMBATIVE VIADUCTS – MEDITATION – PERFECT SHAPES – WEIGHTLESS – CORROSIVE PROCESS – GOSSAMER THIN - FREESTANDING – ABSORBED – WHAT NOW? – THERE’S ONE IMPORTANT DIFFERENCE – THE QUIET PRESENCE OF IMPERFECTION – EXPRESSIVE FORCE – POOLS OF WATER – SHARP DECLINES – CONFORMING TO IDEALS – INNER COHERENCE – ACHIEVEMENT – SPATIAL PERSPECTIVES – CONDENSED MUTATIONS – RHETORICAL GESTURES – LIMITED EMOTIONAL RANGE – FREE-THINKING – SHIELDED FROM THIS – EXPLICIT DYNAMISM – MASSIVE VOLUME – RESTRICTIONS – ULTIMATE ORIGINS – MUTE INTENSITY – A CONSCIOUS AWARENESS – A SENSE OF BALANCE – A FORESHADOWING – QUICKLY FORGOTTEN
Track Name: BLOODYMINDED
GROTESQUE DISPLAYS – OUR NON-PLACE – TIMEWORN – UNSETTLING – THE STRUGGLE OF TOGETHERNESS – RESISTING THE PULL OF THE OBVIOUS – BENEATH THE SURFACE – SEARCHING FOR FOOTHOLDS – ESSENTIAL COMPONENTS – POSTURING – THE CHAOS OF PURE INVENTION – A MESSAGE OF SALVATION – AESTHETIC ISSUES – ACCUSATIONS – ALWAYS ON OUR TERMS – IMPLIED CACOPHONY – NATURAL CONTEXT – VIOLATING INTEGRITY – CONTRADICTORY SPACES – DISTENDED – NO CLEAR-CUT RULES – NOT AN END IN ITSELF – WE’RE CLOSING RANKS NOW – SATURATED COLOR – OUR PROUD ERA – DISTORTION AND CARICATURE – MORALISTIC LESSONS – STAGECRAFT – WE CAN NEVER HAVE IT ALL – A HORRIFIED CROWD – INCOMPLETE GEOGRAPHIES – WE WON’T BOW DOWN – COMPULSIVE BEAUTY – DYNAMISM – WHOSE SIDE ARE YOU ON? – BLOODYMINDED – BLOODYMINDED – BLOODYMINDED

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