Post Animal guest on ‘Records In My Life’

Post Animal members Dalton Allison and Wes Toledo guested on ‘Records In My Life’, before their show in Vancouver with Slow Pulp. The guys talked about some of their favourite albums by Jeff Rosenstock and Pink Floyd. Post Animal are touring behind their 2018 release When I Think Of You In A Castle, now out on Polyvinyl Records.

Post Animal
When I Think Of You In A Castle
Polyvinyl Records
Tracklisting

1. Everywhere All At Once
2. Gelatin Mode
3. Tire Eyes
4. Ralphie
5. Heart Made of Metal
6. Castle
7. Special Moment
8. Victory Lap-Danger Zone
9. One Thing
10. Dirtpicker

Post Animal
Live Dates

06/25 – Boise, ID @ Garden City Projects %
06/26 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Kilby Court %
06/28 – Denver, CO @ Lost Lake Lounge %
06/29 – Omaha, NE @ Slowdown Front Room %
06/30 – Minneapolis, MN @ 7th Street Entry %
08/02 – 08/05 – Chicago, IL @ Lollapalooza

# w/ Anna Burch
% w/ Slow Pulp
$ w/ Paul Cherry

In the summer of 2016, the band retreated to a lake house in Watervliet, Michigan to record When I Think Of You In A Castle. For a week and a half, they tracked the LP—all while realizing they weren’t really alone in the house. According to the band, a ghost dwelled there that would jolt them awake from naps and even ended up with a guest appearance on the album. Of course, not all of the magic on When I Think Of You In A Castle can be pinned on the supernatural. Following the lake house trip, the band finished the album at their house in Chicago with Allison perfecting the mix over the next year; even while on their 48-city summer tour in their beloved van (RIP Shannon). The finished album, which was mastered by Jake’s brother, Jared Hirshland, is a truly collaborative continuation on the band’s kaleidoscopic and sprawling early beginnings.

But most importantly, When I Think Of You In A Castle is a testament to not only the brotherly connection that these friends share, but also to the power of collaboration between like-minded musicians who just get one another. “Before we recorded it, it was an uncertain time for us as a band, but we all just had a magical time at this lake house in the middle of summer,” explains Toledo. Almost impossible to describe, the Post Animal bond is best observed while foolin’ at the merch table after a sweaty show.