Full of life is easily the best way to describe the new single off LETTING UP DESPITE GREAT FAULTS upcoming album. ‘Corners Pressed’ is defined by the band as how we remember the past and how different people recount the same events in unique ways. The songs cascading dreaminess captures the importance of memories and how they affect our reality, acting as a guide whether real or not.
The four piece have defined their sound amidst other Dream Pop and Indie Pop groups, layering swelling guitars over sweet melodies, evident on previous songs such as ‘Gemini’ and ‘Wrapped’. Though their washed out sound and deep storytelling ability is ferociously original, its clear to see nods to older Dream Pop groups like Cocteau Twins and Lush, interlaced throughout their musical journey.
Founded by Mike Lee in Los Angeles, his soft acoustic ballads grew into fuller and noisier soundscapes when Ken Zambrana (bass), Daniel Schmidt (drums) and Annah Fisette (guitars, keys, vocals) formed the final roster of LETTING UP DESPITE GREAT FAULTS. The band moved to Austin, Texas as they began developing and defining their noise pop sound.
The groups upcoming full-length album is filled with thought-evoking stories and lush soundscapes. With years of experience and growth, new and old fans will be happy to hear LETTING UP DESPITE GREAT FAULTS are just getting started.
Reviewed by Ciarán Coleman
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