Crawling Vines – “EKG”


Another strong showing from Crawling Vines, “EKG” embraces a ’90s alt-rock ethos in its nonchalant vocal melodics and gripping guitar tones, touting a range of twangy contemplation and textured distortion alike. An initial daze presents with acoustic undercurrents, traversing into a second half ripe in blistering distortion — before a tranquilly compelling finish, wrapping up this stellar success. The Chicago-based project continues to impress, catching our ears in prior months with singles like “Best Part” and the Melting Resonance collab “surround me!

The track comes via Crawling Vine’s recently released album, Who Killed William Goose?:

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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