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On new album, Pianos Become the Teeth deals with death

On new album, Pianos Become the Teeth deals with death

There's a moment from Kyle Durfey's adolescence that has always stayed with him.

He was sitting next to his dad in their Crofton home, watching the sci-fi movie "Contact." In the film, Jodie Foster's character sees her long-deceased father walk up to her on a beach in space.

"I'll be damned," Gordon Durfey said to himself, just loud enough for his son to hear him.

The significance wasn't lost on the teenager: Durfey realized his dad was imagining meeting his father again. It's a feeling Durfey knows well now.

"The Lack Long After," the second album from Durfey's Baltimore screamo band Pianos Become the Teeth released in November on...

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