Look Mexico

Look Mexico
Today, I am excited to announce to the world that we have just “signed” Look Mexico. The Tallahassee, Floridians started writing music in mid 2004 having released a full length (”This is Animal Music”), a collection album (”The Crucial Collection”), and a number of EPs including a song on the first ever Under the Influence 7″ with Fake Problems and one of my favorite 7″s of 2009, the Gasp Asp EP. We became fans of the band when we first spun “This is Animal Music” and was absolutely delighted that Fake Problems wanted to do their Under the Influence with them. We later met the band at the past year’s Fest and have since been discussing the possibility of us working together. It is important for us to be able to get along with our bands, maybe even more important than any other factor, and Look Mexico are family. I realized it when the band were in Denver (while on tour with Frank Turner) as we shared more than a few drinks together, up front singing along to Frank Turner’s set. Musically, Look Mexico are one of the few bands that everyone in our office enjoys. Their sound recalls, at least to me, early Minus the Bear mixed with some Get up Kids, 2 bands I absolutely love. They mix melody and technical precision in a way that just grabs us.

The band are currently recording what will become their Suburban Home Records’ debut. They will again be working with Phil Martin and August Hansen who will be engineering and producing the recording out of a rented out basement (underneath a pizza joint). We hope to release the album in the Fall of 2009 with a 7″ single prior to the album’s release. Expect the band to tour like crazy throughout the UK, Europe, Japan, Canada, and the United States after the release of their new albu. Stay tuned for further details and know that we here at Suburban Home are absolutely positively excited to be able to work with such a talented band.