Sandy Realms – “Slip Away”


Australian psych-rockers must be tired of Tame Impala comparisons at this point, no matter how favorable. Still, it’s not a bad act to be grouped in with, and Australian psych-rockers Sandy Realms certainly do tout a distinctive quality in their softer take that distinguishes them well. Their hazy, sun-drenched sound – which explores lyrical endeavors like “kangaroos, love, and having nothing too lose” on superb track “Slip Away” – is quickly ear-pleasing, a hypnotic and twangy assortment of suave vocals and gentle instrumental fixings.

This is fine work from Sandy Realms, whose new EP Bungo Mungo can be streamed in full below:

Mike Mineo

I'm the founder/editor of Obscure Sound, which was formed in 2006. Previously, I wrote for PopMatters and Stylus Magazine.

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