Three nice tunes to ease you into autumn this week as we function some slab-heavy doom steel from Los Angeles, ethereal electronics from Wisconsin and neo-folk from Boston.
Los Angeles’ indie psych-rockers Tombstones In Their Eyes have simply launched their new Nothing Here EP and it’s a set of sonorous and hazy stoner lullabies that descend into post-rock soundscapes all wrapped up in darkish shoegazing dreamscapes.
Lead single “Silhouette” is a grinding, monolithic doom anthem, all detuned and textured guitars that nearly collapse below their colossal mass. A languid tempo permits for a lot head nodding because the reverb-cloaked drums and vocals swirl and tumble into the shimmering house.
“Silhouette was created one lonely evening within the basement recording studio. It’s a music about shedding your self. The catharsis is within the creation of the music and the discharge of the painful emotions,” says frontman John Treanor. “In its three songs, this EP incorporates the Tombstones sound, although the songs don't observe the identical recipe and embody a morose rocker, a shaking blues and a soundscape.”
Taking musical cues from the likes of The Brian Jonestown Massacre, Elliott Smith and The Melvins, the four-piece’s sound embraces a variety of genres – from the stoner rock of Kyuss by way of the warped neo-psychedelia of Spacemen three to the cavernous and doom-laden sounds of Electric Wizard and past.
“Nothing Here” is out now on Send Me Your Head Records.
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In stark distinction is the brand new single from Boy Bjorn. Wisconsin-based Brian Holl (AKA Boy Bjorn) tackles his anxiousness head-on by expressing the way it feels to be inside his head throughout an assault, in addition to when his thoughts is obvious and perspective has been restored.
“Now I’m Running” is sweeping and symphonic with vast, multi-lane atmospherics which are upbeat and thrusting. Holl‘s trademark ethereal tones are elevated skywards as if in emotional liberation. This cathartic act of releasing his fears and anxieties has manifested itself in a superbly poignant and dreamily melodic pop music of hope and liberation.
“I wrote [Now I’m Running] as an olive department to others who've suffered or endure” he says, “I wanted that perception after I was within the worst of it. I wanted to know that others couldn’t management it as effectively, that I wasn’t doing something mistaken. I wanted to be taught that on daily basis was a step in the direction of therapeutic. It’s in the end a celebration of the scars it left me with. That I wouldn’t surrender my expertise for softer pores and skin.”
Boy Bjorn’s “Now I’m Running” is out Communion Records
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Closing out this week’s trio of treats is a pastoral and romantic ballad from Boston-based The Pull of Autumn. Having simply launched their eponymous debut LP, the tremendous group (together with members of Fashion, Johanna’s House of Glamour and Throwing Muses), have previewed lead album observe “Laurasong”, a winsome and melancholy neo-folk music.
The Pull of Autumn was born by way of experimentation and intensive collaboration between the members, typically writing by correspondence because the sound and ethos was honed. The bulk core of the songs on the album developed by way of the partnership between Daniel Darrow from Johanna’s House of Glamour and Luke ‘Skyscraper’ James, frontman of Fashion. Skyscraper would ship primary concepts with Darrow creating extra elaborate soundscapes to decoration this sound.
Darrow says, “I consider this music as post-rock knowledgeable by digital and experimental music, but in addition taking components of a less complicated sound as an acoustic guitar. Bowie’s Berlin trilogy was additionally an inspiration. The probability to meld collectively completely different components of music resembling digital, acoustic, avant-garde and pop is on the core of what we need to obtain with The Pull of Autumn”.
The Pull of Autumn LP is out now on RBM Records
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