Monday, October 02, 2017

Track Of The Day :: DIVES - Shrimp

Words: Izzy B

Apparently (says the press release) this newly emerging Austrian female trio DIVES have been compared to 80s underground outfits The Shop Assistants, Black Tambourine and Altered Images.

Music is a subjective thing and I personally struggle to hear much of the aforementioned on 'Shrimp' - their debut single and the first track from their upcoming self-titled first EP out on November 3 through Siluh Records - at least.

Still the Viennese grunge-psych three - Viktoria Kirner, Dora de Goederen, Tamara Leichtfried - do have an L.A. Witch mixed with Waxahatchee vocal (from Viktoria) side to them (no bad thing), and 'Shrimp' is a catchy number, that while a little annoying occasionally with some off-kilter chords, the infectious fuzzy guitars, foot-tapping beat and vocals generally make for something you'll want to play more than once. Make sure you do.

Live dates

20 Linz, Willyfried
18 Vienna, Fluc
29 Munich, Milla
01 Leipzig, Tiff
02 Berlin, Schokoladen

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