I don’t live in Ottawa, so this is weird. A couple weeks ago I was marching up Avenue of the Americas in Manhattan, sending hordes of summer tourists flying with my huge stride and manly boots of solid iron. Anyway, I got a call, and while I was shouting into the phone, a heavyset dude with a ponytail and a Madonna headset flipped a flyer into my hand. I think he had a clipboard, and was leading an unsuspecting troupe of blond Midwesterners into Central Park. I got across the street, got off the phone, and realized I’d been street-teamed by Exciter. Holy hell! The funny thing is that when I was in 9th grade, I fully expected Exciter to have this kind of monster promotional machine.
So pass it on — Exciter’s new album is out now on Massacre Records: