New Geoff Rickly mixtape
2013-06-22 by William Lim | 15 Comments
Former Thursday frontman Geoff Rickly has released his second solo mixtape, entitled Darker Matter​/​/​/ Mixtape 2, for free via his Bandcamp page. The recordings further demonstrate Rickly's newfound musical direction since departing Thursday, which evidently incorporates a dark folktronica aesthetic and experimental arrangements. Anthony Green (of Circa Survive) previously commented via his Twitter page that the tape gave him "goose bumps on my ear boners".

Rickly is currently touring nationally with Vinnie Caruana (of The Movielife and I Am the Avalanche), having completed recent tours with Taking Back Sunday's John Nolan in May and a club tour with Anthony Green late last year. Since Thursday's demise, Rickly's work in addition to his solo activity includes a stint as vocalist for the reunion of Ink & Dagger, and work with the supergroups Cut Throat Tactics (with Ben Weinman of The Dillinger Escape Plan and members of Ink & Dagger) and United Nations, though little news has surfaced regarding the latter two projects. Rickly was also robbed at gunpoint around late May/early June of an iPad, iPhone, passport, wallet, credit cards, medicine and rent money.


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wacknizzle
June 22nd 2013
13478 Comments


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GringoSuave89
June 22nd 2013
1042 Comments


Nice. I enjoyed the last one. I miss Thursday though...

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minty901
June 22nd 2013
2068 Comments


this guy is a great musician

sonictheplumber
June 22nd 2013
4629 Comments


thought that said geoff tate

DatsNotDaMetulz
June 22nd 2013
1816 Comments


Needs more United Nations. Aren't they working on an album? I know they released a small 3 track cassette during recent shows.

DeathsThread
June 22nd 2013
214 Comments


i was really hoping united nations would see more action when i heard thursday was going on hiatus but this is good music

ABlandLife
June 22nd 2013
141 Comments


solid experimentation

SadAndHolyGlow
June 22nd 2013
1524 Comments


I don't really like this solo stuff.

Crawl
June 22nd 2013
1628 Comments


YES PLEASE. Although I'd prefer No Devolucion pt. 2.

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GringoSuave89
June 22nd 2013
1042 Comments


I need more United Nations in my life.

spillingmercury
June 22nd 2013
877 Comments


wow didnt know he got robbed. that's terrifying.
i hope there are more usher covers on this.


dimsim3478
June 23rd 2013
5181 Comments


^The robber started a Twitter account or something under Geoff's name and uploaded pictures of himself and Geoff was like "yep, that's the guy who robbed me".

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spillingmercury
June 23rd 2013
877 Comments


Hahah oh man still terrible. Glad he found him then.

omgbecky
June 23rd 2013
333 Comments


Oh yay! Something to fill my Thursday void. I second No Devolucion pt. 2.

GnarlyShillelagh
Staff Reviewer
June 23rd 2013
6156 Comments


Nobody cares just make United Nations music shit man you just just dissolve Thursday so you can do un full time



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