first press: /1,064; 111 Clear w/ Black Splatter, 332 Orange, 621 Opaque Yellow (20 test presses)
Wildhoney chooses to use songwriting and melody as primary vehicles on their pop excursions, a traditional approach they first proposed on Sleep Through It and wholly celebrate on Your Face Sideways. The five songs on Side A of the EP were recorded at Marlborough Farms by New York pop legend Gary Olson (Jens Lekman, Crystal Stilts, Frankie Rose, Literature, Architecture in Helsinki), and are steered by Shusterich's vocals. Like a sculptor, Shusterich molds her voice to carry sweet melodies against uptempo instrumentation, poetically exploring loss and depression through her lyrics. The long, slower composition "FSA II" comprises the entirety of Side B, expanding on what was explored in "FSA" from Sleep Through It. Recorded directly to tape by Jordan Romero in his Baltimore bedroom, the track uses sparse repetition, minimal guitar, glockenspiel, flute, synths, and field recordings to remind the listener that while noise and effects may come and go, Wildhoney holds a map to pop magic—taking the alternate routes, guided by heart and mind. Cassette released on Creature Tapes.
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This item is a pre-order and will not be available until October 16, 2015. We will send download codes on or just before this date.
TSR137. Released October 16, 2015 Tweet