I literally said “Whoa!” out loud when this came barreling through my garage-sale-sourced speakers. Though he’s been an Oakland fixture since the earlier part of this decade, I’m mostly familiar with Makeunder mastermind Hamilton Ulmer’s Great Headless Blank-era work — just as surprising, but far more understated — so I was not at all expecting that opening riff.

Produced by tUnE-yArDs‘ Nate Brenner, who wrote a lovely introductory essay on the track for Talkhouse, “Promethean Heat” portends a new release for later 2019: Makeunder’s very first full-length, Pale Cicada. Keep an eye on Good Eye Records for news.