White Arrows: Dry Land is Not A Myth
This has been a fever-dream summer, in which I have been occasionally sleepless and sometimes adrift in a sea-fog of bleepy-bloopy fuzzy distorted electronic tones.
White Arrows are sometimes fuzzy and distorted too, but they also bring a certain amount of vibrant clarity to the proceedings – the sun burning off the fog, if you will.
They are the promises of wave-jumping, beach-lounging, Ferris Wheel riding, and eating terrible food on the boards at Coney Island that hover on my distant horizons.
A sampling of their sound, starting with Get Gone, from Dry Land is Not a Myth.
NOTE: This video uses strobe-y effects! Alternate visuals here.
Fireworks of the Sea, also strobe-y (alternate visuals: here):
And finally, not on the record but still pretty a great, a cover of Springsteen’s I’m on Fire: