… because it just may have sold out while you were reading this….
By Fred Mills
Blink & You Missed It. Dept.: Although last year’s brilliant Body Questions and the accompanying “Unrevenged” single are generally assumed to be the most recent output from the ever-eclectic Seth Kauffman, aka North Carolina’s Floating Action, fans who have really been paying attention have been quietly scooping up copies of the just-released, limited edition 2LP set Hold Your Fire, released by Tucson label Baby Gas Mask Records in collaboration with PIAPTK and Solid Gold Extended Services Division.
You can probably discern why from the photo, above. Sweet! It’s a limited edition of 300, along with about 50 copies that were hand-screened and –painted by Kauffman, and to make that “sweet” even sweeter, those super-limited copies come with a semi-flexi lathe cut 7”, “My Blood is Bright Red.”
It has officially SOLD OUT at the label, although copies are still, er, floating around out there in the hinterlands (yours truly snagged a copy yesterday at a local independent store). The product description: “21 new songs from singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist/studio-wizard Seth Kauffman including guest vocal appearances from Jim James [My Morning Jacket], Angel Olsen and Shannon Whitworth. The standard edition comes housed in a hand-assembled, Taiwanese-style jackets. All editions are pressed on gorgeous splatter vinyl in random combinations of Green, Silver, Blue, Yellow, and Clear, hand-thrown by Mike Dixon of PIAPTK.”
Happy eBaying, punters…