A Place To Bury Strangers

A Place To Bury Strangers

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Three piece New York based noise rock and shoegaze band. Oliver Ackermann is also famous for his manufacturing of infamous guitar noise pedals.
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A Place To Bury Strangers Discography

Albums

imprec170 A Place To Bury Strangers A Place To Bury Strangers (Album) Killer Pimp imprec170 US 2007 Sell This Version
none A Place To Bury Strangers Exploding Head (Album) Mute none Europe 2009 Sell This Version
DOC066 A Place To Bury Strangers Worship (Album) Dead Oceans DOC066 US 2012 Sell This Version
APTBS004 A Place To Bury Strangers Loud And Live In 2012(LP, Album, Blu) Not On Label (A Place To Bury Strangers Self-released) APTBS004 US 2013 Sell This Version
DOC099 A Place To Bury Strangers Transfixiation (Album) Dead Oceans, Dead Oceans DOC099 UK, Europe & US 2015 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

none A Place To Bury Strangers Missing You(CDr, EP) Not On Label none US 2006 Sell This Version
none A Place To Bury Strangers Never Going Down(CDr, EP) Not On Label none US 2006 Sell This Version
none A Place To Bury Strangers A Place To Bury Strangers(CDr, EP) Not On Label none US 2006 Sell This Version
none A Place To Bury Strangers Breathe(CDr, EP) Not On Label none US 2006 Sell This Version
none A Place To Bury Strangers To Fix The Gash In Your Head / Ocean (Single) Meal Deal Records none UK 2008 Sell This Version
VAC 007, VAC 008, VAC 009 A Place To Bury Strangers The Box Set Vacancy Records, Vacancy Records, Vacancy Records VAC 007, VAC 008, VAC 009 US 2008 Sell This Version
RGIRL54 A Place To Bury Strangers I Know I’ll See You / I Know I’ll See You (Clapp Remix) (Single) Rocket Girl RGIRL54 UK 2008 Sell This Version
VAC 008 A Place To Bury Strangers I Know I’ll See You(7", Ltd, Single) Vacancy Records VAC 008 US 2008 Sell This Version
VAC 009 A Place To Bury Strangers Breathe(7", Ltd, Single) Vacancy Records VAC 009 US 2008 Sell This Version
VAC 007 A Place To Bury Strangers Missing You (Single) Rocket Girl VAC 007 US 2008 Sell This Version
MUSDJ4005-2 A Place To Bury Strangers In Your Heart (Single, EP) Mute Corporation MUSDJ4005-2 US 2009 Sell This Version
LiMUTE422 A Place To Bury Strangers Keep Slipping Away (Single) Mute, Mute LiMUTE422 UK & Europe 2009 Sell This Version
PCDSTUMM311RT A Place To Bury Strangers Hoxton Square Sessions(CD, Single, Promo) Mute Records Ltd. PCDSTUMM311RT UK 2009 Sell This Version
PCDMUTE433, 5099963258028 A Place To Bury Strangers Ego Death (EP, Single) Mute Records Ltd. PCDMUTE433, 5099963258028 UK 2010 Sell This Version
DOC072 A Place To Bury Strangers You Are The One / I Can Feel Your Heart Inside My Head (Single) Dead Oceans DOC072 US 2012 Sell This Version
DOC065 A Place To Bury Strangers Onwards To The Wall (EP) Dead Oceans DOC065 US 2012 Sell This Version
FC014 A Place To Bury Strangers / Ceremony (2) A Place To Bury Strangers / Ceremony (2) - Less Artists More Condos Series #1 (Single) Famous Class FC014 US 2012 Sell This Version
DOC073 A Place To Bury Strangers And I'm Up(7", Single, Yel) Dead Oceans DOC073 US 2012 Sell This Version
SMP 7018 A Place To Bury Strangers Raiser / Easy Life(7") Sweet Mistakes Productions SMP 7018 Greece 2013 Sell This Version
DOC074 A Place To Bury Strangers Strange Moon(12", EP, Yel) Dead Oceans DOC074 US 2013 Sell This Version

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Crijevo

February 5, 2010
Shoegaze is a strange beast - music which, no matter what band we're referring to, provides some strange fascination with its soothing dispersed ambience. "A Place To Bury Strangers" is a band which too obviously pays hommage to these lost days of melodic yet extreme noise. Several confusing releases (concerning the tracklists) and couple of albums, they proved a fascinating force - the one you're either familiar with or immediately dismissing the lot for the rip-off.

However, as much as they don't do much musically but follow specific patterns to their copycat extremes, A Place To Bury Strangers still manage to sustain a beautiful memory of one truly (and undeservedly) lost part of alternative rock history. Here comparisons are simply inevitable - but rewarding; their primary influence is undoubtedly The Jesus & Mary Chain - written all over APTBS's wall of noise and dreamy vocals (echoing 'Psychocandy'). But there are other pleasant reminders - The House of Love, Spiritualized, Sonic Boom, Ride and especially Spacemen 3. (Ok, My Bloody Valentine shoudn't be missed as well).

In trying to fill a horrific time gap between the late 80s and now, A Place To Buty Strangers - alongside other artists, like M83 - manage to deliver a smart, respectful set of replicas, insisting on timeless, nightmarish dreamlike quality of their patrons.

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