Listen: Stegosaurus? B-sides

Local band warm up for full album release in August

Shanghaiband Stegosaurus? release their second album on Friday 17 at Yuyintang, but first, they've made an album of B-sides available, entitled Our Songs B-side You

The follow up to 2010’sself-titled debut LP, the full ten-track will be titled Purple Pachyderm, after Primus bassist Les Claypool’s own brand of wine. As Stegosaurus? bassist Bren Geringer explains. ‘We actually got in contact with Claypool’s wife and asked to use his wine name for our album name. She talked to Les and said everything is cool.’ As for the album itself, Geringer says, ‘It’s definitely less poppy than our first album – it’s heavier and more rounded. The overall songwriting has matured.’