For those who knew Pink Priest's particular brand of vacuum tube noise and padded-wall melodic dementia, the time to mourn is now – he's retiring the moniker. But the forlorn valleys William Cody Watson conjured with that project will find a place to call home on the map laid out for his two surviving offspring, Gremlynz and Malibu Wands. We've been over this before. In fact, he introduced these projects to a lot of people through an All Hallow's Eve split here on Impose.
But not that much has changed with the death of the Priest; Watson is still a bulldozer of a music-maker, perhaps more prolific than ever.
Here's a small excerpt from a mammoth undertaking out now on No Kings. It's a Malbiu Wands c80, which, No Kings notes, is basically a double album jammed onto two sides of a cassette, divided into four separate 20 minute ambient epics – titled “Cult”, “Hive”, “Drug”, and “Worship”. Here's a taste of “Hive”:
More info at the No Kings site here.
And check out more of WC Watson's other newish half, Gremlynz, in this newish cassette release called Crystal Hexes.