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* * * * * Picastro * * * * *

Picastro began in Toronto in 1997 or 1998 as a acoustic guitar and cello duo. Since then there have been a long list of contributors, some of whom still appear on recordings.

Kurt Newman [ guitar ], Stephanie Vittas [ cello ], catl [ guitar ], Evan Clarke [ drums, guitar ], Zak Hanna [ guitar ], Rachel McBride [ cello ], Owen Pallett [ viola, organ, piano ], Nick Storring [ cello ], Brandon Valdivia [ drums ], Ant Saunders [ viola, guitar ].

Recordings include contributions to Badaboom Grammaphone #4 [ the Russian song “Ochi Chorni, 2001 ]. Greg Weeks is also on it and Six Organs of Admittance. Before that ” Gidali ” an early Picastro recording appeared Eye of the Beholder vol. 1 on Tract Records. In 2005, ” Towtruck ” a collaboration with Dwayne Sodahberk appeared on the Wiretapper 13 (June 2005 issue of the Wire) and “Shorter Hard” appeared on Comes with a Smile, issue 19.

We released “Red Your Blues,” our first full-length on Pehr in 2002. Monotreme in the U.K. licensed the album in 2003. Then Winter Notes off the album was licensed by the show “24”.

The second album ” Metal Cares ” came out on Polyvinyl and Monotreme in Europe in 2005. Three of the songs were recorded at home, one of which is a Russian song I had been playing for years on my piano and finally recorded. One song features my friend Dwayne Sodahberk who has records out on Tigerbeat 6.

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ( Think of the likes of ” Codein ” ~ ” Bedhead ” and ” The For Carnation ” [ MySpace ] | [ Last.fm ] ). ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Artist – Picastro
Album – Become Secret [ * * * * * ]
Release Date – 2010
Genre – Slow-core, Experimental, Post-rock, Sadcore [ EXCELLENT ]

Tracklist
1 – Twilight Parting
2 – A Dune A Doom
3 – Pig & Sucker
4 – Spilt Head
5 – I Know My Time Now
6 – Neva
7 – Suttee
8 – A Neck In The Desert
9 – The Stiff
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Picastro – Become Secret Password – SirensSound.blogspot.com
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Artist – Picastro
Album – Red Your Blues [ * * * * * ]
Release Date – 2002
Genre – Slow-core, Experimental, Post-rock, Sadcore [ EXCELLENT ]

Tracklist
1 – Winter Notes
2 – Fifth Wall
3 – Mine
4 – No Name
5 – 5 Cent Church
6 – Night of Long Knives
7 – Meat
8 – The Sea Will Kill You
9 – Dakar Relay
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Picastro – Red Your Blues Password – SirensSound.blogspot.com
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Artist – Picastro
Album – Metal Cares [ * * * * * ]
Release Date – 2005
Genre – Slow-core, Experimental, Post-rock, Sadcore [ EXCELLENT ]

Tracklist
1 No Contest
2 Common Cold
3 Sharks
4 Dramaman
5 I Can’t Fall Asleep
6 Skinnies
7 Raddy Daddy
8 Teeth and No Eyes
9 Ah Nyeh Nyeh
10 Blonde Fires
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Picastro – Metal Cares Password – SirensSound.blogspot.com
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Artist – Picastro
Album – Whore Luck [ * * * * * ]
Release Date – 2007
Genre – Slow-core, Experimental, Post-rock, Sadcore [ EXCELLENT ]

Tracklist
1 – Hortur
2 – Car Sleep
3 – Friend Of Mine
4 – In The Weeds
5 – All Erase
6 – If You Have Ghosts
7 – Towtruck
8 – Stair Keeper
9 – Albanis
10 – Older Lover
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Picastro – Whore Luck Password – SirensSound.blogspot.com
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Recommendations: The White Birch | Slowblow | Bedhead | Clogs | Barzin
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AWESOME Dana…
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