Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band, the mysterious steel pan outfit hailing from Hamburg, Germany have amassed a cult following around the globe. With a slew of classic 7”s and two critically acclaimed full length albums, they set a high bar for themselves, one they clearly intend on pushing even higher with this new offering. On their third album, aptly titled Expansions, BRSB are back with more of the same, but more of the same with them is inherently different. Covering songs that span genres and range from mega hits to album cuts, they make them their own with their unique approach to the traditional steel pans of Trinidad and Tobago.
Big Crown currently has this Galactic Marble store exclusive that looks nice. They did not list a pressing number but previous releases BCR has pressed around 200 in color. There is also a Deep Emerald colored vinyl on Bandcamp and at your favorite local record shop. The album also is available in standard black LP and CD (contains 3 bonus tracks). Expansions is out worldwide on July 16th.