Release Date: Nov 11, 2016
Record label: Gringo Records
Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock
There’s a wonderful innocence that runs through the 12 songs of this second full-length by The Wharves. Partly that’s due to the trio’s clear devotion to 60s pop sonics and 70s folk, which, when blended together, creates an ineffable timelessness that’s of the past, but also of some kind of ghostly future. Take, for instance, the sweet vibes of Old Friend or the shimmering, summery nature of Lived Or Died; both recall the endless summers of childhood with incisive accuracy.
Dust Vol. 2, No. 21Rob Noyes photo by Lindsay MetivierFor our final Dust of the year, our writers attacked their to-do lists with unusual force, as we all made an effort to finish off 2016 with a clean slate. The result is one of our longest and most varied round-ups ever. Bill Meyer, Ian Mathers ….