Newswire: Take an exclusive look at Saetia’s double LP retrospective, Collected

Like many bands of its ilk, New York City’s Saetia was short-lived but wildly influential. As the ’90s screamo scene was finding its identity, Saetia was one of a handful of bands helping guide America’s underground toward a style of music that was aggressive and technical, yet always thoughtful. Even though the band’s discography has fallen out of print—the 2001 CD collection A Retrospective included—Saetia has remained a guidepost for upstart bands 16 years after its demise.

One band that’s taken Saetia’s influence and built something new is Touché Amoré. Its singer, Jeremy Bolm, is an avowed record nerd who runs Secret Voice records, an imprint of the mighty Deathwish Inc. After nearly two years of work, Secret Voice will release Collected on July 15. Featuring all of Saetia’s songs on two slabs of 180-gram vinyl, along with a 14-page booklet featuring …

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