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Posted February 12, 2022 by Mike Mineo in Rock
 
 

Damn Hands – “Gravity Waves”

“Gravity Waves” is the latest track from Austin-based band Damn Hands. Crisp guitar twangs open the track with a soaring sensibility amidst a pulsing bass line. Easy-going vocals align well, gearing into further vigor. “Oh, man. Even best laid plans,” the vocals start during a delectably murky hook, leading to a gliding guitar sequence with considerable melodic charm into the “filling days with everlasting patience,” line. This particular section reminds fondly of Deerhunter. “Gravity Waves” consumes throughout with a melodic, developing rock with a knack for catching structural shifts.

The track comes via the Holiday Weight EP, streaming below:

This track and others featured this month can be streamed on the updating Obscure Sound’s ‘Best of February 2022’ Spotify playlist.


Mike Mineo

 
I'm the founder/editor of Obscure Sound, which was formed in 2006. Previously, I wrote for PopMatters and Stylus Magazine. Send your music to [email protected].