Kaleurs – “Beach Freaks”


Kaleurs’ songwriter/vocalist/guitarist Nik Birkemeyer wrote the band’s new EP, Gently into the Night, with introspection in mind. Specifically, the band’s aesthetic successfully aims to bring “a notion of relief to the table representing a type of escape of said introspection.” As such, the “get away from it all,” repetition in the bridge of “Beach Freaks” plays with an enjoyable feeling of escapism, one that aligns nicely with the chilled-out guitar waves and vocal tone. “Beach Freaks” is a track fit for lounging around and forgetting about life’s stresses, a surefire success from Birkemeyer, Joe Brocklehurst (lead guitar, vocals), Ash Martin (drums), and Leo Troy (bass, vocals).

Stream the rest of the EP on Spotify.

“Beach Freaks” and other memorable tracks from this month can also be streamed on the updating Obscure Sound’s ‘Best of October 2019’ Spotify playlist.

The track is also featured in the genre-based, best-of Spotify compilation Indie Rock.

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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