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Ex Hex - It's Real album

Ex Hex - It's Real album
  • Performer Ex Hex
  • Title It's Real
  • Date of release 2019
  • Country USA & Canada
  • Other formats MP4 AU WMA AC3 TTA VOC WAV
  • Genre Rock
  • Size MP3 1268 mb
  • Size FLAC 1284 mb
  • Rating: 4.2
  • Votes: 168

Reuniting with producer Jonah Takagi, the band doesn’t abandon the formula that fueled Rips, favoring heavy hooks and a cavernous big beat that conjures a neon-lit ’80s AOR fantasia

Ex Hex’s second album is about garage-rock thrust at its core, like prime Stones and their own debut Rips. Like that LP, it draws a through-line from the Shangri-Las to Blondie to Sleater-Kinney to, well, Ex-Hex. This time, though, pop-metal production shine adds a new meta-textual layer, conjuring visions of the CBGB Class of ‘76 upscaled to the arena rock of ’86, thanks in part to furniture maker-turned indie-rock production swami Jonah Takagi. It’s nothing but guitars, bass, and drums, but the sound is huge, bulked up with vocal reverb, choice pedals and amps

Ex Hex is an American rock band formed in 2013. The band consists of Mary Timony, Betsy Wright and Laura Harris. Ex Hex recorded its first single, "Hot and Cold" in Timony's basement, then went on to record Rips, with Mitch Easter and Jonah Takagi. on October 7, 2014, the record debuted on Merge Records. They toured extensively, playing with Speedy Ortiz, King Tuff, Rocket from the Crypt, and The Jacuzzi Boys, among others. Ex Hex performed at Coachella in the summer of 2016.

And that's It’s Real, the brand new album by Ex Hex, out last Friday 22 March. It’s Real feels suspended in time. As soon as the first showboating guitar riff gambols its way into your ears, you’re taken somewhere else, where everything has the sheen of the way things used to be, viewed through rose-tinted aviators. The album is made up of 13 tracks that seem to be about looking back, but which couldn’t be more forward moving.

Label: Merge Records ‎– MRG660. Country: USA & Canada.

LISTEN TO Ex Hex NEW ALBUM TITLED It’s Real FREE ZIP, MP3, AND TRACKLIST. Ex Hex – It’s Real album download, Rock Band Ex Hex finally drops their much anticipated studio album titled It’s Real. The album contains 10 hot tracks with some collaborations. Tracklist Of It’s Real by Ex Hex. 01. Tough Enough (4:38). 02. Rainbow Shiner (3:35).


1 Tough Enough 4:39
2 Rainbow Shiner 3:35
3 Good Times 2:55
4 Want It To Be True 5:14
5 Diamond Drive 3:43
6 No Reflection 3:29
7 Another Dimension 5:32
8 Cosmic Cave 3:00
9 Radiate 3:54
10 Talk To Me 3:18

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Merge Records
  • Copyright (c) – Merge Records
  • Engineered At – The Magpie Cage
  • Engineered At – Ivakota Studios
  • Mastered At – Peerless Mastering
  • Published By – Loud Pink Bird Songs
  • Published By – Higher Kicks
  • Published By – Smooth Beast


  • Artwork – Will Sweeney
  • Bass – Betsy Wright , Jonah Takagi
  • Drums – David Christian , Laura Harris
  • Engineer – Ben Green , Ex Hex, J. Robbins, Jonah Takagi
  • Guitar – Betsy Wright , Jonah Takagi, Mary Timony
  • Mastered By – Jeff Lipton
  • Mastered By [Assistant Mastering Engineer] – Maria Rice
  • Mixed By – Collin Dupuis
  • Photography By – Gene Smirnov
  • Producer – Jonah Takagi
  • Songwriter – Ex Hex
  • Vocals – Betsy Wright , Mary Timony


Packaged in a Gatefold Sleeve

Engineered by J. Robbins at Magpie Cave in Baltimore
Jonah Takagi and Ex Hex at Home
Ben Green at Ivakota in DC

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 673855066028
  • Label Code: 29279
  • Matrix / Runout: 23719-CD-0024 19-009-17-3
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI L027
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI L813

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
MRG660 Ex Hex It's Real ‎(LP, Album, Ltd, Mag) Merge Records MRG660 USA & Canada 2019
MRG660 Ex Hex It's Real ‎(CD, Album, Promo) Merge Records MRG660 Europe 2019
MRG660 Ex Hex It's Real ‎(LP, Album) Merge Records MRG660 USA & Canada 2019