We are thrilled to introduce you to the latest video from Canadian shoegaze/nu-psych outfit, Slow Down Molasses. The visuals to their storming new single, ‘Moon Queen’ can be viewed exclusively on Gigwise below.
Their guitars create an atmospheric wall of sound afflicted with paranoia that nods to My Bloody Valentine. Meanwhile, the tastefully reverb-caked vocals resemble The Horrors, and the visceral drums drive things along with a lethal amount of hard-hitting punk rock energy.
The video’s theme revolves around man’s loneliness, and inability to deal with the basics in life as a string of nightmarish events play out around him. The film does well to portray a warped dream in such detail and suggests how depression permeates the sub-conscious.
The band are scheduled for a number of UK tour dates, including an appearance at the reputable indie festival, End Of The Road, which is the biggest UK show of their career so far. And although they are one of the smaller bands on the bill, don’t under estimate their potential live - they should be on your must-see list if you’re heading down.
‘Moon Queen’ is taken from their album, 100% Sunshine, which was produced by Chad Munson and mixed by Tony Doogan (Mogwai, Belle & Sebastien) and is set for release on 2 September. This is their first full length since last year’s Burnt Black Cars.
UK and European tour dates
31 Aug – Sebright Arms – London
1 Sept - The Cellar – Oxford
2 Sept – End Of The Road Festival – Salisbury
5 Sept – Moon Club – Cardiff
6 Sept – Club Kukuun – Hamburg
7 Sept – Culture Container – Berlin
8 -11 Sept – Incubate Festival (4-day Residency) – Tilburg