W. Cryderman – “Maybe Tomorrow” + “Gimme A Scare”


Two cuts from W. Cryderman‘s new album Grande Masterpiece, “Maybe Tomorrow” and “Gimme a Scare” are great examples of the band’s stirring songwriting. In particular, album opener “Maybe Tomorrow” soars with a hooky vigor that reminds of Neil Young’s more rock-forward material. The title-referencing refrain is hard to resist, with a timeless-sounding rock production reverberating throughout — especially in the backing vocal and organ pairing. “Gimme A Scare” consumes with a steadier evolution, as enveloping guitar twangs and organs project a more scorching display. The rise at 03:30 is particularly resonating, following a satiating series of verses.

Stream the entirety of this excellent album from the Oakland-based W. Cryderman below:

“Maybe Tomorrow” and other memorable tracks from this month can also be streamed on the updating Obscure Sound’s ‘Best of July 2020’ Spotify playlist.

The track is also featured in the genre-based, best-of Spotify compilation Emerging 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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