In an unexpected move, Sub Pop ponies up for a Wooden Shjips 7". Ok well maybe its not that unexpected, they did include them in one of their SXSW showcases so there must be some fans in that stone-faced compound somewhere. Result: some great album art, a bit of the tried and true WS and a newer song that somewhat veers from the driving wall of fuzz and echo.

Wooden Shjips - Loose Lips b/w Start To Dreaming 7"
Side 1 is pure Wooden Shjips in their fuzz-echo cave of sound and repetition. Stomping out the thunder like it pumped in their blood, which from the looks of what I saw live the other night, it does. Side 2 is a bit
of a departure. The Shjips have strayed into ambient headspace before but this almost approaches a more traditional song structure. However the Shjips even at their most traditional could still pack a whollop that would put most bands on their ass, and this still isn't hitting that verse | chorus | verse type of scene. This is just a taste of what I hope to hear from these guys in the future. Excellent as always.

[MP3] Wooden Shjips -Start To Dreaming

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posted by dissensous at 10:28:00 AM


Anonymous Anonymous said...

sounds like bevis frond, which is not a bad thing

6:26 PM  

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