This is all I got:
Christmas; the album is Vortex).
The music itself is anthemic pop rock with bombastic flourishes that don't necessarily hold up to the thin production values. Here's hoping enough interest is drummed up to warrant a remaster.The male/female vocal harmonizing reminds me of some of the Pixies quieter output. (UPDATE: Actually, that's only superficially accurate. Their sound more resembles early efforts from SST folk-punk-pop outfits like the Minutemen or the Meat Puppets. Don't expect anything resembling other Matador acts from the era.)
Check out Iron Anniversary, kind of an indie rock "Total Eclipse of the Heart":
Seriously, track this thing down.
This is kind of a soft open for what I'd hoped would be a regular music entry on Monday. I still have some Muriel Awards/2010 in Film stuff to catch up on. Hope to have that up by Wednesday.