I’m not saying you should put your guard down around The Inner Outlaws — just that, in this specific case, they’re right about the multi-vocality of their tracks. Check out “Bodies of Water” — and compare it to the Amycanbe record I reviewed a few weeks ago. The latter group spent a whole 40 minutes doing doughnuts in the same snowy parking lo. Inner Outlaws, though, circumnavigate the globe in less than ten. Parts of this track sound like a Ween song making fun of dream-pop, and parts of it sound like Roy Harper in his Stormcock after-rain mode. Tell me that isn’t a little intriguing.
Fair warning: at some point they’re going to drop the name of the band right there in the lyrics and, hey, I know — but show some respect to the whole weird mechanism they’ve got going here. The other track off this unofficial EP, “Points of Fire”, is also good. Stream it below: