The Australian indie-gaze sextet Saskwatch are working towards an LP release later in the year.
From the forthcoming album, December Nights, – which was also released as a stand alone single on 3rd – has a slightly psychedelic feel to it as the combinations of instrumentation and electronics drift hazily through the room with the delicate vocal setting off the template of the composition as it drifts in and out of focus.
Formed just over a year ago Wax Colour have spent time honing their live performance craft, securing an ever expanding circuit and earlier in the month revealed their début LP – DIY EP, to the delight of those of us who have not had the opportunity to see them thus far, which is available on bandcamp. Those of longer stay will often spot the anomaly of me calling a release an LP whilst the band call it an EP – which comes about that having been brought up in the age of Vinyl I still refer to anything with up to three tracks as a Single, anything with four of five tracks an EP and anymore than that an LP – making the nine tracks on DIY EP – an LP. Moving swiftly on…
… Wax Colour deliver music which predominately has a psychedelic tinge to it as muzzled guitars flow through the room in a drifting haze, with a dreamy electronic hum floating in and out of focus while quiet percussion / bass combinations tether the tracks to the ground as the listless vocal rounds out the highly engaging compositions. Though that doesn’t mean Wax Colour can’t hurry things along as other pieces are more driven indie-dance pieces, albeit still masked behind a hazy voile.
By way of an introduction – counter-intuitively – a live video of the third track on the album – Runaway Baby.
The Swedish indie-gaze creator itneverhappened revealed a new track within the past few hours.
the drive – features Kim Schulke on vocals, given the eclectic range of material revealed by itneverhappened, with each piece being completely different in sound and style to each other, should come as no surprise that a new idea would be countenanced.