As the founder and only consistent member of drone institution Earth, Dylan Carlson has made abundantly clear what hes capable of with just an electric guitar, some pedals, and an amplifier. His music is a holistic experience, built not only from his heavy, gnarled riffs but also the space between his notes, the rattling amplifier, and the ringing in your ears once its all over. Scorpions in Their Mouths is a highlight from his forthcoming LP Conquistador, the first release to bear Carlsons birth name. If the album is to be thought of as an imaginary western (as Carlson has stated), then this song would be that films violent climax: a cycle of crushing, psychedelic melodies that leaves you anxiously anticipating their resolve. – Pitchfork
MARY LATTIMORE is a harpist living in Los Angeles. She experiments with her Lyon and Healy Concert Grand harp and effects. Her solo debut, The Withdrawing Room, was released in 2013 on Desire Path Recordings. Her most recent album, At The Dam, was released in March 2016 on Ghostly International.