Hear Now Live Presents: HALLOWEEN Sour D ~Waves~ Pretty Dirty Comanchero Ray Hendricks
opening for coo & howl
Sounds Like: Neil Young, Flaming Lips, Wilco
Bio: Formed in 2007, the eclectic sounds of WAVES emanate from the nerdster enclave of Somerville, MA. Founded and fronted by lead singer/guitarist/scientist Ben Garrett, WAVES was initially formed as a recording project to track an album of "art-rock meets alt country" songs he’d started writing wh...See Full Bio
~WAVES~ CRASHING ON FACE has a show on 01/12/2013 at 07:30 PM @ Precinct Bar... in Somerville, MA http://www.reverbnation.com/c./poni/166337582 #concert
“Waves singer-songwriter Ben Garrett is a scientist by day, so he’s no stranger to combining compounds. Maybe that’s why this Somerville/Brighton band’s debut feels like the aural equivalent of a bubbling beaker of influences, ranging from lush, West Coast-style pop (“Summer Ride’’), to drowsy, Pink Floyd-esque daydreaming (“Lost’’), to rambling alt-country (“One-Armed Man’’) to hacky sack-friendly, jam-band reggae (“Front Lawn’’). the quintet — augmented here by a swirling, soft-focus array of acoustic stringed instruments — delivers a gently expansive disc that showcases both its omnivorous musical reach and love of honest-to-goodness guitar solos. Meanwhile, trace elements of the Thrills, Beachwood Sparks, and Beck’s “Sea Change’’ period (“So Low’’) burble and stream like chemical currents, not so much crashing as rippling.”
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