Brilliant chalk animation by the bands’ long-time friends and collaborators Nicholas Gurewitch and Albert Birney for this pop gem of a tune from Wilmington. Apparently, this animation took them 10 months to complete (see some stills from the making of here from back in February). Totally worth it; the final product is lovely.
Get the jam on the Deleware band’s new Shy Pursuit LP, out now.
And now I know I’m at the end of my wits don’t gotta tell me where this is going cus I know nothing ever falls apart yeah I know nothing ever falls apart remind me once more where this is going before I fling it out into the ocean it’s kind of level but its wavy Its looking more blue than it is green it’s looking quiet as I jump in so I can finally hear you scream You got a gnome in the backyard you put him right on the X mark you’re eating brains out the back of my head oh yeah, that’s where the money is
I’ve been anticipating for this release for quite sometime. The last thing I heard about The Spinto Band was back when we interviewed them with “Slim & Slender EP”. That came out in what, October of 2009 (when we started the blog)? It’s been almost three years and they come back full swing with a new full length, “Shy Pursuits” and I absolutely love it. That being said, I think it’s just the cultivation of the raw sound of their “Slim” and “Slender” versions of the two tracks on that EP and now on the full length.
Keep Them Alive (Slender Version) is almost as if they were playing it in a small venue space. Not a bad thing, really. More like “it’s fucking alright!” Like most artists, bands, producers, etc do the same thing. Release something on a single or EP and then rework it into something into their full length. Then you can hear the changes they did and decide which one you like more. Honestly, the new version is vibrant and fucking fun.
These guys are great if you don’t know about them. They’re from Philly/Delaware area and close friends of ours. Give them a gander and checkout this fun song by The Spinto Band.
Wouldn’t mind seeing them and Generationals play together on stage.