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Preview the new EP from The Shackeltons (out today on iTunes)

This just in from Chambersburg: our favorite Central PA post-punk fivesome, The Shackeltons—whom you might remember from a 2011 Key Studio Session, as well as a talked-about appearance at the 2008 XPoNential Music Festival—have started to unveil the new studio recordings they’ve been working hard on these past three years.

Available today via iTunes, the Mum EP is a touching tribute to singer Mark Redding’s mother Theresa Dean Redding, who passed away from ovarian cancer in winter of 2011. In a song-cycle of four new Shackeltons tracks, mixed with old home recordings of Theresa Dean singing and speaking, Redding and his band meditate on love, life, death and family as Mothers Day approaches. Continue reading →