Wild Moth

May 29, 2012

Summer must be here or something, because we’ve been neglecting this blog. Too much sunshine, responsibility, and beer. Well, I’m breaking the silence with a band that I am super stoked about: San Francisco’s Wild Moth. These 3 dudes play some visceral and noisy post-punk. Upon closer inspection, one realizes that these songs really have a lot more depth and diversity then is readily apparent. Melancholy melodies and punk agression are washed over with a haze of fuzzy distortion and reverb. I really love the muddled disposition of this band and their aesthetic as a whole. Their self-titled 10 inch was released by our partners in crime The Ghost is Clear Records, and their newest 7″ will be released by *gasp* Asian Man Records! I highly recommend purchasing both. Below is a song from their Asian Man debut and a link to their Bandcamp, where you can download everything they’ve released for free.

Bandcamp.

Buy the S/T 10″.

I love these guys, but they need to write longer songs. Or maybe more of them. This record is fantastic. The production sound great (thanks to Jack Shirley of Comadre) and I’m digging the more pronounced pop sensibilities and infectious guitar leads. I even love the strange cover song and the slow acoustic guitar + piano song, but c’mon! 13 minutes of music? What a tease.

Buy.

Download.