Mekons' 'existentialism' to be Released on CD June 2nd!

May 9th, 2017 by bsradmin

You asked (and not always politely!) and we listened. Mekons' existentialism will be released on standard CD on June 2nd! Pre-order here!

In July 2015, with the help of 75 mekoristers, MEKONCEPTION took place at Jalopy Theater in Red Hook, Brooklyn, an event dedicated to creating a new record in real time around a single microphone. "Why...Read more

Hear (Some) Mekons Perform and Chat on Sound Opinions

December 23rd, 2016 by bsradmin

It's a Mekons Christmas! Hear Jon, Tom, and Lu perform and chat on WBEZ's Sound Opinions with Greg Kot and Jim DeRogatis followed by some Christmas songs and The Stooges and Twin Peaks tunes.

More Jon Langford Christmas cheer coming tomorrow...

 

Chicago Tribune Nails the Chaos of the New Mekons Live Album/Book 'Existentialism' in Their Review

August 19th, 2016 by bsradmin

"In the spirit of their infamous 1987 life-on-the road cassette, "Mekons New York," the new album is a document that turns the audience and the recording space into accomplices for the band's high-wire act. A single microphone is one of the few concessions to technology."

What did you expect from a Mekons live album? Frampton Comes Alive? Greg Kot perfectly...Read more

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