STEVE VON TILL: A Life Unto Itself Available Now from Neurot Recordings; Live UK performance announced


STEVE VON TILL: A Life Unto Itself - Available Now! 
Release Date: May 12th (US) | May 11th (UK/EU) | May 8th (GER)


A Life Unto Itself  CD released through Neurosis' own Neurot recordings is available today. Preorder packages for the CD, digital download, LP on both black and red vinyl, including t-shirt bundles are all available here.





STEVE VON TILL has also announced his first live solo performance in several years in support of A Life Unto Itself. At press time, the lone confirmed gig is set to take place on Monday, June 29th at the historic St. Pancras Old Church in Somers Town, central London. More SVT live actions are to be announced in the near future.


STEVE VON TILL Live:

6/29/2015 St. Pancras Old Church - London, UK w/ Markers [info] [tickets]



A Life Unto Itself is available now on CD. Pre-order packages and more, now at store.neurotrecordings.com






STEVE VON TILL: Entire A Life Unto Itself Solo Album By Neurosis Guitarist/Vocalist Playing At Noisey As LP Nears Release Next Week

photo credit: Niela Von Till

A Life Unto Itself
, the most immense, celestial solo journey from Neurosis guitarist/vocalist and Neurot Recordings founder, STEVE VON TILL, is now playing in its entirety worldwide courtesy of Noisey, as the LP comes within a week of its release from confinement into the public domain.

The majority of A Life Unto Itself was captured at Avast! Recording Co. in Seattle under the direction of producer Randall Dunn (Earth, Sunn O))), Wolves In The Throne Room, Marissa Nadler and Rose Windows), with additional recordings handled at STEVE VON TILL’s own The Crow’s Nest, and the final product was mastered by Jason Ward at Chicago Mastering Service. With guest viola contributions from Eyvind Kang, pedal steel from J. Kardong, and percussion courtesy of Pat Schowe, the album is enshrouded in artwork bearing the recognizable style of Aaron Turner (Sumac, Isis, Old Man Gloom, Hydra Head). All of these factors culminate into a twelve-passage voyage with over forty-five minutes of harrowing textures which drill their way immediately to the core of your bones, gnaw your heart’s defense mechanisms to their foundations, and invoke a wellspring of emotions.

Vice Magazine’s online music channel, Noisey, has made A Life Unto Itself available for streaming in its entirety just a week before its release, coordinated through several of its global entities, including an interview with STEVE VON TILL spearheaded by Noisey Brazil.



Delve into the expanses of STEVE VON TILL’s A Life Unto Itself and its inception through the words of its creator through Noisey Brazil right HERE, US HERE and Germany HERE.




A Life Unto Itself
LP through Neurosis’ own Neurot Recordings in North America on May 12th. Preorder packages for the digital download, CD, the 12” on both black and red vinyl, including t-shirt bundles are all available HERE.




STEVE VON TILL has also announced his first live solo performance in several years in support of A Life Unto Itself. At press time, the lone confirmed gig is set to take place on Monday, June 29th at the historic St. Pancras Old Church in Somers Town, central London. More SVT live actions are to be announced in the near future.


STEVE VON TILL Live:

6/29/2015 St. Pancras Old Church - London, UK w/ Markers [info]  [tickets]



A Life Unto Itself ventures into compelling uncharted territory for its maker. STEVE VON TILL's weathered, distinctive voice and sparse acoustic guitar provides a foundation, but a much wider variety of sonic textures are presented here. Bold and ambitious arrangements weave vintage synth, sublime strings, percussion, and electric guitars throughout these unique and expansive songs, as VON TILL's raspy whisper dives deeply inward, and speaks genuinely of visions, memories, and self-reflection in a way that feels both seasoned and exposed.

A Life Unto Itself will be available May 12th ​in the ​US (11th May UK/EU and 8th May in Germany).
Preorder now at store.neurotrecordings.com





NEUROSIS Confirms Performance At Heavy Montréal This August; Band Prepares To Invade Maryland Deathfest

Today, NEUROSIS confirms the band’s invitation to perform at this year’s upcoming installment of the massive Heavy Montréal Festival, in Montréal, Quebec.



NEUROSIS is one of the latest acts to be confirmed for Heavy Montréal, having just been announced alongside the likes of The Devin Townsend Project, Sanctuary, Obscura, Cattle Decapitation, Revocation and more, joining the roster of artists already confirmed to play at this year’s event, including Slipnot, Faith No More, Korn, Lamb Of God, Iggy Pop, NOFX, Mastodon, Meshuggah, Testament, Nuclear Assault and countless others. The open air Heavy Montréal gala will overthrow Quebec’s largest metropolis on August 7th - 9th, and NEUROSIS will take the stage on the opening night, Friday, August 7th.

Prior to their Heavy Montréal debut, NEUROSIS will make their return to the brutalizing Maryland Deathfest in Baltimore on Memorial Day weekend. Running from May 21st through 24th, the band’s Neurot Recordings kin Yob and Ufomammut will perform the opening night of the event, while NEUROSIS is set to play the final evening, headlining the Edison Lot A stage, following performances from Skepticism, Winter, Goatsnake and Tombs on the same stage.

Additional NEUROSIS live actions will be announced in the very near future.


NEUROSIS Tour Dates:

5/24/2015 Edison Lot - Baltimore Maryland @ Maryland Deathfest [info]
8/07/2015 Parc Jean Drapeau - Montréal, QC @ Heavy Montréal [info]







Following the release of their Live At Roadburn 2007 album and reissues of some of the band’s most seminal recordings throughout 2010 and 2011 — including their Souls At Zero and Enemy Of The Sun LPs and the Sovereign EP — NEUROSIS released one of their most ambitious albums to date, with 2012’s impressive Honor Found In Decay, all through their own cultivated Neurot Recordings. The album showcased the band taking their esoteric but leveling and categorization-free style of extreme music to even diverse areas of exploration, and following the record release show for the album, the outfit disbanded with longtime visuals that had been a part of their live set for decades, thereby empowering their anthems in a monolithically more human approach. Since the album’s release, NEUROSIS has been more active tour-wise than they have since before the turn of the millennium, and seemingly shows no time of ending the campaign any time soon.

As their ongoing legacy nears its thirty-year mark, NEUROSIS has become an institution of heavy music. From their beginnings as a hardcore punk band in the mid-‘80s to their gradual evolution into a transcendent and genre-defying collective, the Oakland, California natives have broken ground at every turn, pioneering a sound that influenced heavyweights including Isis, Mastodon and High On Fire and inspiring endless legions of fans with their expansive, mind-altering works.









STEVE VON TILL: A Life Unto Itself Vinyl, CD & T- Shirt Preorder Bundles Now Available!




Preorders for Steve Von Till's A Life Unto Itself, Available now from Neurot Recordings 


STEVE VON TILL’s most immense, celestial solo journey yet, A Life Unto Itself was captured at Avast! Recording Co. in Seattle with producer Randall Dunn (Earth, Sunn O))), Wolves In The Throne Room,Marissa Nadler and Rose Windows), presenting over forty-five minutes of harrowing textures which drill their way immediately to the core of your bones, gnaw your heart’s defense mechanisms to their foundations, and invoke a wellspring of emotions. In bringing these newest visions to fruition, STEVE VON TILL was joined by viola master Eyvind Kang, pedal steel wizard J. Kardong and percussionist Pat Schowe, and enshrouded by cover art by Aaron Turner (Sumac, Isis, Old Man Gloom, Hydra Head), A Life Unto Itself conjures the man’s most diverse but wholly composed solo creations yet, recalling Harvestman and prior unaccompanied albums under his own name. A possible new bearing on navigating life seems to lie at the heart of A Life Unto Itself, but that decision is ultimately up to the listener.




A Life Unto Itself ventures into compelling uncharted territory for its maker. STEVE VON TILL's weathered, distinctive voice and sparse acoustic guitar provides a foundation, but a much wider variety of sonic textures are presented here. Bold and ambitious arrangements weave vintage synth, sublime strings, percussion, and electric guitars throughout these unique and expansive songs, as VON TILL's raspy whisper dives deeply inward, and speaks genuinely of visions, memories, and self-reflection in a way that feels both seasoned and exposed.




STEVE VON TILL's "In Your Wings" is streaming here at Neurot Recordings:

  

The title track from STEVE VON TILL'S A Life Unto Itself is still streaming HERE, also.




A Life Unto Itself will be available May 12th ​in the ​US (11th May UK/EU and 8th May in Germany). Preorder now at store.neurotrecordings.com





STEVE VON TILL: New Noise Magazine Debuts “In Your Wings” As A Life Unto Itself Solo LP By Neurosis Guitarist/Vocalist Nears Release

                                             photo credit: Niela Von Till

As Neurosis voyager and solo artist, STEVE VON TILL, prepares to release his new A Life Unto Itself LP through Neurosis’ Neurot Recordings this May, he now presents the gripping  album opener, “In Your Wings.”


STEVE VON TILL’s most immense, celestial solo journey yet, A Life Unto Itself was captured at Avast! Recording Co. in Seattle with producer Randall Dunn (Earth, Sunn O))), Wolves In The Throne Room,Marissa Nadler and Rose Windows), presenting over forty-five minutes of harrowing textures which drill their way immediately to the core of your bones, gnaw your heart’s defense mechanisms to their foundations, and invoke a wellspring of emotions. In bringing these newest visions to fruition, STEVE VON TILL was joined by viola master Eyvind Kang, pedal steel wizard J. Kardong and percussionist Pat Schowe, and enshrouded by cover art by Aaron Turner (Sumac, Isis, Old Man Gloom, Hydra Head), A Life Unto Itself conjures the man’s most diverse but wholly composed solo creations yet, recalling Harvestman and prior unaccompanied albums under his own name. A possible new bearing on navigating life seems to lie at the heart of A Life Unto Itself, but that decision is ultimately up to the listener.


The gritty hymn, “In Your Wings,” sees its public debut courtesy of New Noise Magazine, who recently interrogated the multi-instrumentalist on his boldest solo outing yet, the upcoming feature issuing in part, “There are few men in the world who possess a voice so powerful that it instantly sends tidal waves of soul-crushing emotion to the very fiber of your being. As vocalist and guitarist of sludge doom icons Neurosis, STEVE VON TILL’s tortured, colossal howl comes across with the subtlety of a nuclear bomb... VON TILL’s raspy, world-weary timbre holds dominion on his solo projects. He is accompanied primarily by acoustic guitar on his upcoming fourth release A Life Unto Itself, another stunning juxtaposition of beautiful, non-traditional folk music against his powerfully profound delivery.”


Join STEVE VON TILL on his pilgrimage to salvation with “In Your Wings” HERE.


The album’s title track, “A Life Unto Itself,” is also playing via The Quietus HERE.

Preorders for A Life Unto Itself on CD, LP and digital formats, including merch bundles, will be available next week via Neurot Recordings.





A Life Unto Itself ventures into compelling uncharted territory for its maker. STEVE VON TILL's weathered, distinctive voice and sparse acoustic guitar provides a foundation, but a much wider variety of sonic textures are presented here. Bold and ambitious arrangements weave vintage synth, sublime strings, percussion, and electric guitars throughout these unique and expansive songs, as VON TILL's raspy whisper dives deeply inward, and speaks genuinely of visions, memories, and self-reflection in a way that feels both seasoned and exposed.



A Life Unto Itself will be available May 12th ​in the ​US (11th May UK/EU and 8th May in Germany). 




Scott Kelly Family Fund

Scott Kelly's family can use your help during this difficult time. His wife, Sarah, has been hospitalized for the last week with an undiagnosed but completely disabling condition.


 Scott Kelly Family Fund



Sarah woke up on Tuesday March 24th unable to walk or see. She was immediately admitted to Rogue Regional Medical Center in Medford, OR. As of today, (Sunday March 29th), the doctors are still not able to identify an exact diagnosis. Currently, her eyes have gotten significantly better but she is still not able to walk. She has begun rehabbing in the hospital, but it's slow going.

While most people know Scott from his work with his bands (Neurosis, Tribes of Neurot, Corrections House, etc...), his most cherished role is that of a father and husband. As he stays close to Sarah at this time, medical bills and every day living costs are building. A fundrasier has been set up HERE . Please help where you can, spread the word of this fundraiser and please keep Sarah in your thoughts.





Steve Von Till Reveals the Title Track From His Striking New Solo Album, 'A Life Unto Itself,' Upcoming on Neurot Recordings in May

                                             photo credit: Niela Von Till

Today we can proudly reveal the first audible insight into Steve Von Till's striking new solo record, A Life Unto Itself via The Quietus who have unveiled the title track.


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LISTEN TO THE TITLE TRACK 'A LIFE UNTO ITSELF' HERE

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A Life Unto Itself ventures into compelling uncharted territory for its maker. Steve Von Till's weathered, distinctive voice and sparse acoustic guitar provides a foundation, but a much wider variety of sonic textures are presented here. Bold and ambitious arrangements weave vintage synth, sublime strings, percussion, and electric guitars in and out of these unique and expansive songs as Steve Von Till's raspy whisper dives deeply inward and speaks genuinely of visions, memories, and self-reflection in a way that feels both seasoned and exposed.

In creating the album’s myriad textures, Von Till was assisted by viola master Eyvind Kang, pedal steel wizard J. Kardong and percussionist Pat Schowe, all under the supervision of engineer and producer Randall Dunn, with whom he recorded and mixed the album at Avast! Recording Co. in Seattle. Von Till and his fellow travelers take the listener on a pilgrimage through hidden inner worlds, occasionally surfacing for brief sojourns through the American West (“In Your Wings”), Old World Europe (“A Language of Blood”) and more modern points unknown (“Night of the Moon”).

The songs are informed by a worldview that attempts to peer beyond the veil of the physical world and recognise the symbols and messages that often go unnoticed. “When you make a big life decision and then you hear a raven’s call out in the sky, it wasn’t chance—it was an affirmation, it was meant for you, even if that might seem ridiculous in a conventional sense,”Von Till offers by way of example. “When you hear a melody and it takes you back a thousand years to a memory you’re not even sure you were a part of. When folklore and history become ways of how you see the world, it allows things to become more mystical and take on deeper meaning. When you’re walking through ordinary, mundane situations, you have this frame of reference that takes on great personal significance beyond surviving the day-to-day: It’s surviving the day-to-day with meaning.”

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We can also reveal the full track list for the album, and the cover artwork by Aaron Turner...



A Life Unto Itself  TRACK LIST:
1. In Your Wings
2. A Life Unto Itself
3. A Language Of Blood
4. Night Of The Moon
5. Birch Bark Box
6. Chasing Ghosts
7. Known But Not Named


A Life Unto Itself is a musical awakening, if you allow yourself to fully submit to it, abandoning all preconceptions, the rewards can be magnificent. 

A Life Unto Itself will be available May 12th ​in the ​US (11th May UK/EU and 8th May in Germany).