California-based indie pop duo slenderbodies has been onerous at work all summer season and exhibits no indicators of slowing up with the arrival of fall. With two songs already out since July 20 — the latter of which pays homage to pop icon Britney Spears’ hit “Toxic” — the group is premiering a brand new single right this moment (Sept. 24), “the one.”
“'the one' is certainly essentially the most distinctive music in our roster to this point in lots of elements, particularly within the vocal house,” the duo says e mail. “We are excited to see how folks obtain it [and] it opens doorways for us to experiment additional sooner or later.”
Comprised of Max Vehuni and Benji Barsocchini, the band hasn't taken a lot of a break since forming in 2016. They dropped sotto voce, their debut EP, June of that yr, and adopted up in April 2017 with one other EP, titled fabulist. Though already dropping fabulist: prolonged in January 2018, slenderbodies plans to launch its second EP of the yr, soraya, this fall. With it, the group explores translating private expertise into sonic progress.
“The idea delves into the significance of intimacy in our lives, whether or not that comes from companions, household, pals, mentors, and extra,” says the group. “We see this EP as a giant step ahead sonically, and a much bigger step ahead songwriting-wise. We’re opening as much as extra dance-oriented tracks.”
Much of the current expertise to attract from comes the present worldwide tour that slenderbodies is enjoying, performing in a number of U.S. places and European international locations alike. Most of the slenderbodies’ catalog has been born out of their environment, and attending to see extra of the world over the previous few months has solely benefited the indie pop group.
“It’s been very particular to be in these outdated, lovely cities in Europe, or small cities within the U.S. and discover inspiration within the magnificence every place has, or the distinction in tradition. We love to write down tales with our songs, and being out on the earth provides us a much bigger encyclopedia of private expertise to tug from.”
With “the one,” Vehuni and Barsocchini draw inspiration from the ladies of their lives who helped them develop. Though the most recent single doesn’t present the identical upbeat, bouncy refrain featured in “take you house” — the primary observe launched forward of soraya — the intimacy stays in “the one,” swaying the listener with a repeated “You may very well be the one to take my breath away."
As slenderbodies continues its spectacular launch price, the duo is cautious to maintain an ear open for suggestions. “At the tip of the day, we expect songwriting and accessibility is essential to inspiring experimentation in manufacturing,” the group says. “It defines the temper for us, and for the listeners.”
Though the 2 maintain a lofty objective to sometime headline their house state’s Coachella, they seem like taking issues daily and having fun with each second of it. They’re definitely not on the stage of their largest affect, Radiohead, however soraya stands because the group’s most daring undertaking to this point and a step within the path of their final aspirations.