GALLERY: …And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead

...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead tore through Soda Bar on Sept. 22 -- playing their 2002 modern classic "Source Tags & Codes" album in its entirety.

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…And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead played an intimate show at Soda Bar on Thursday, Sept. 22.
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The band is known for their incredible brand of post-hardcore art/noise rock.
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The group currently consists of Conrad Keely, Jason Reece, Autry Fulbright II, and Jamie Miller.
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Trail of Dead were formed in 1994 in Austin, Texas.
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According to the band’s website, the name is taken from an ancient Mayan ritual chant. That explanation may or may not be true.
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They released their debut self-titled full-length album in 1998 and soon signed to Merge Records afterward.
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The band released “Madonna” in 1999, and toured with labelmates Superchunk to promote it.
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After signing to Interscope Records, they released the “Relative Ways” EP in 2001, followed by their critically acclaimed (and probably best known) album, “Source Tags & Codes” in 2002.
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In fact, the band performed the album in its entirety at their Sept. 22 show.
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“Source Tags & Codes” received a score of 85 out of 100 on review aggregate site Metacritic, as well as a super rare 10/10 review on Pitchfork.
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In 2009, Pitchfork ranked the album as No. 100 in their Top 200 Albums of the 2000s.
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Trail of Dead recorded it in Cotati, California with Mike McCarthy (who produced 1999’s “Madonna” album). However, for this one, they had an increased budget to work with: $150,000.
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Since then, they’ve released six more studio albums: 2005’s “Worlds Apart,” 2006’s “So Divided,” 2009’s “The Century of Self,” 2011’s “Tao of the Dead,” 2012’s “Lost Songs,” and 2014’s “IX.”
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