Posted on: October 30, 2008 Posted by: James McQuiston Comments: 0

Insound will carry a limited edition order package with CD insert packaging before any other store even has it.

Fiasco announce new tour dates and lots of new CMJ performances too.

Teenage DIY faves Fiasco were excited to announce the release of their second full length, Native Canadians, on Tuesday, October 14th and threw a party this Sunday to celebrate. For the first week, Insound will exclusively carry the limited edition vinyl CD packaging.

Native Canadians was available everywhere on October 21st, but Insound had it available next Tuesday the 14th. You can order your copy of Native Canadians in limited edition vinyl with CD insert here:

Press swoons!

The New York Times
“Fiasco are “the kingpins of the Park Slope scene.”

“incendiary guitar work, drum thrashing and perceptive lyrics… echo everyone from a hormone-drenched Sonic Youth to a youthful-sounding Slint. Standout “Nothing to Lose” trods on classic indie rock aesthetic a la Pavement… proving that punk rock and teenage boys go together like PB & J.”

Side One Track One
“….noisy piece of well crafted chaos ….jump on this immediately if you dig Lightening Bolt or any other act that prefers smashing your head in over massaging your ears…”

Brooklyn Daily Eagle
“…few superlatives could do justice to their dynamics-laden concerts…”

“These three NYC teens are creating ferocious punk with completely tight time signatures that sounds well beyond their years. Sonic Youth meets Shellac meets Lightning Bolt meets awesome. They destroy live too!”

Oh My Rockness (“Band We Like”)
“Brooklyn’s Fiasco rock the rapid-fire punk strums played at eighty-eighty miles per second… to create orchestrated chaos…. There are ‘kid bands’ and then there are bands who happen to be kids. Fiasco are the latter. This is no Menudo…. Make no mistake, this is punk rock.”

“On the surface, Fiasco could easily be described as Brooklyn’s answer to Be Your Own Pet; the high school aged punk trio blast out fun rock with a barrage of energy. However, where Be Your Own Pet have a knack for the in-your-face live performance that sometimes takes away from the music, Fiasco seem focused on some pretty complex guitar riffs and drumbeats while still putting forth all they can.”

CMJ (again)
“Pardon the New York City bias, but Brooklyn’s Fiasco hit that buzz-worthy spot in my heart time and again. Though the band are (quite literally) just three kids from Brooklyn, their punk rock aesthetic and technical proficiency earn them praise well beyond their years.”

New York Magazine
“In 2005, Fiasco performed at a block party, playing fairly obscure early-eighties punk covers—Flipper, Minor Threat, Bad Brains—that were met with slack-jawed astonishment by several wizening hipsters in the crowd.”

Upcoming dates:

10.12.08: BROOKLYN, NY – Death By Audio (Record Release Party) W/ Aa (Big A, little a), Turbosleaze, Cutter

10.31.08: BROOKLYN NY – Market Hotel (Todd P / Panache Halloween Party)W/ Matt & Kim, DMBQ, Ponytail, Aids Wolf

More About Fiasco:
They’re not out of high school but they’ve already been through the press circus. They’ve never gone on a major tour but their Brooklyn shows at d.i.y. spaces still hit overflow capacity. You could blame it on the hype, but Fiasco never would’ve left their parent’s basement if these kids were just another garage band.

Born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, Jonathan Edelstein (guitar / vocals), Lucian Buscemi (bass / vocals) and Julian Bennett Holmes (drums) hit a universal nerve in the noise rock continuum; it’s a sonic sweet spot that’s apparently everything for everyone. Impose Records signed them “because we loved the hardcore influences of the early 90s they recall – and were born in.”

The trio formed in 2005 at the tender age of 14 and by 2007 were self releasing their own records. Fiasco also play regularly throughout the tri-state area with their d.i.y. brethren – 2008 alone has seen them share the stage with No Age, Casiotone for the Painfully Alone, High Places, Pony Tail, Parts & Labor, Kimya Dawson, Aa, Yacht and label mates Team Robespierre, to name a few.

Having just finished recording in their basement (mastered by Josh Bonati of Aa), Fiasco will release their instrumental sophomore record, Native Canadians, in a special vinyl CD packaging. The spastic anthems that recall their heavy rock antecedents are fully present, but Canadians also showcases their technical prowess and instinctual sense of melody and arrangement. It’s an early collector’s classic for a band burning with possibility and currently blowing up.

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