It's been almost twenty years to the day since Self released their hit cult record Subliminal Plastic Motives. The record's dense and eclectic take on 90's rock still resonates with fans two decades later, and will soon be discovered by a new generation of indie rock lovers asFat Possum Records prepares to release SPM on vinyl later this year.
The recent signing of founding and principal member of Self, Matt Mahaffey, by Fat Possum Records allows fans to take in SPM on vinyl for the first time and will open the door to long awaited new material from the band.
Since the original release of Subliminal, Mahaffey has become a legend in his home state of Tennessee. An accomplished Producer and Composer, Matt has produced hit records for HelloGoodbye, Parachute, The Sounds, Forever the Sickest Kids and many others while also composing music for hit TV shows and feature films such as Shrek. Mahaffey has withstood the test of rock n roll, proving himself to be a talented and diverse musician and creator.
With the original lineup in tow, Self now prepares to hit the stage for their first show in nearly a decade, playing at the Gramercy Theatre in NYC on January 10th. This show is sure to bring fans back to the days of Subliminal Plastic Motives while readying them for an upcoming new release from the band. The bill also includes Chicago's I Fight Dragon's
Fat Possum Records and the band Self release 1995's Subliminal Plastic Motives on vinyl, 20 years after its original release, and reunite for their first concert in almost 10 years at the Gramercy Theatre on January 10.
Tickets for this show are on sale now through Ticketmaster and the Gramercy Theatre Box office with a limited number of tickets being offered to include a copy of the new Fat Possum vinyl release of Subliminal Plastic Motives.
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