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Very enjoyable. Congratulations!!

So relaxing (for want of a better word), refreshing and easy to listen to.
I am listening to "Tides" as I write this

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I like! It has that 80s feel to it in my ears...a couple reminded me a little of Echo and the Bunnymen. That's a good thing!
 

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Nice! I hope you guys play a live show sometime, I'd like to see it all come together. I got a last minute invite out to see some bands last night and I forgot how much I missed going to see live local acts.
 

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Echo and the Bunnymen, Joy Division, these are bands that are definitely on our constant rotation list. Our band has a various list of influences, but I'd say that the bands that we drew from the most for this recording are (to name a few):

Slowdive
My Bloody Valentine
The Jesus and Mary Chain
Beach House
Ringo Death Starr
Beliefs
A Place to Bury Strangers

No shows planned at the moment, as we only have 5 songs. hahaha

3/4 of us are dads, and we all hold full time careers etc. Our goal with this project was to more or less see our jams through. All 5 of these songs on our EP were written at jams, and we wanted to go through with the development of them. We've only been together about 5 months, and wanted to create an honest EP like our influences would have before us. That means, many takes, no autotune, no snapping drums to grids etc. If we made a mistake, we just did another take. The previous band I was in was so over processed and over produced, that I felt we did not sound how "we" sounded in real life. I wanted to ensure that we recorded the songs in a way that felt authentic to us. It was a super liberating project to be a part of, and ultimately, we're all pretty happy with how it came out. :)
 

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Echo and the Bunnymen, Joy Division, these are bands that are definitely on our constant rotation list. Our band has a various list of influences, but I'd say that the bands that we drew from the most for this recording are (to name a few):

Slowdive
My Bloody Valentine
The Jesus and Mary Chain
Beach House
Ringo Death Starr
Beliefs
A Place to Bury Strangers

No shows planned at the moment, as we only have 5 songs. hahaha

3/4 of us are dads, and we all hold full time careers etc. Our goal with this project was to more or less see our jams through. All 5 of these songs on our EP were written at jams, and we wanted to go through with the development of them. We've only been together about 5 months, and wanted to create an honest EP like our influences would have before us. That means, many takes, no autotune, no snapping drums to grids etc. If we made a mistake, we just did another take. The previous band I was in was so over processed and over produced, that I felt we did not sound how "we" sounded in real life. I wanted to ensure that we recorded the songs in a way that felt authentic to us. It was a super liberating project to be a part of, and ultimately, we're all pretty happy with how it came out. :)
Tony, I hear music going back much further, I believe there's some channelling of "Pink Floyd" specifically from the "Echoes" Album....That album had some serious rotation in my life!!!
It has that feel with an emphasis on open space, especially the guitar!
Great job guys!
 

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Tony, I hear music going back much further, I believe there's some channelling of "Pink Floyd" specifically from the "Echoes" Album....That album had some serious rotation in my life!!!
It has that feel with an emphasis on open space, especially the guitar!
Great job guys!
Thanks Norm. I was raised on Pink Floyd; it's in my blood, so you're definitely spot on. To really tie into the Pink Floyd angle, our go-to delay on this EP was my Binson Echorec patch on the Source Audio Nemesis. That's my all-time favourite delay sound, and I can pretty much thank Mr. Gilmour for that.
 

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Well, you guys can certainly play and the singing is pretty good (that's east coast slang for very good) too. Not quite my style of music but composed very well IMHO.
 
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I really like it. Lots of great noise, and the singer's voice is great. I can totally hear it on Sirius XMU.
 

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Ha, thanks! That's actually my voice. :)
That voice coming out of a guy named Tony? Gotta see it to believe it.

Anyway, it's right up my alley - there's something nostalgic about it, but definitely still current - current like Tame Impala meets The National with a hint of Broken Social Scene.
 

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That voice coming out of a guy named Tony? Gotta see it to believe it.

Anyway, it's right up my alley - there's something nostalgic about it, but definitely still current - current like Tame Impala meets The National with a hint of Broken Social Scene.
HAHAHAHAHA, Thank you - that's very flattering! Our goal was to definitely give a nod to our influences, but have a more modern sound to the overall performance.
 

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I love your sound!

So very easy to get wrapped up in every song and be carried away to a magical world of beautiful creativity! Your music captured my attention immediately. It grabbed me.

I am kind of stressing right now trying learn so many new songs or brush on songs I haven't played in awhile. Listening to your band just put me at 100% ease! So chill and relaxing. It took my mind off of the crap that's bothering me instantly!

It's amazing how music has the great ability to change your perceptions on things if even for 5 minutes!
 
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