Monday, 6 July 2009
WOODS - 'To Clean' b/w 'Rain On Radio' 7"
‘To Clean’ b/w ‘Rain On (Live on WVKR)’ 7” and download
Released Monday 10th August 2009
Half Machine Records, Cat no. HMR015
“Consistently awesome lo-fi pop” – Gorilla vs Bear
“A distinctive blend of spooky campfire folk, lo-fi rock, homemade tape collages, and other noisy interludes, all anchored by deceptively sturdy melodies.” – Pitchfork
WOODS are set to release their debut UK single on Half Machine Records on Monday 10th August 2009. The lo-fi Flying Nun-esque,‘To Clean’, backed with the skeletal psych folk of exclusive acoustic version, ‘Rain On’, recorded live on WVKR radio.
Both tracks feature on their recently released fourth album, ‘Songs of Shame’, released through their own Woodsist label and cassette tape label Shrimper.
WOODS are primarily the duo of Jeremy Earl (owner of Fuck It Tapes and Woodsist) and Jarvis Taveniere (Meneguar and Wooden Wand), and aided live by friends G. Lucas Crane on tape effects and Kevin Morby.
Jeremy’s Brooklyn based label, Woodsist, has recently released Vivian Girls, Wavves, Kurt Vile, Sic Alps and Crystal Stilts, among many others.