Caddywhompus share restless new single “Stuck” on Stereogum
Community Records is thrilled to announce the release of Feathering A Nest, the sophomore full length from New Orleans’ own Caddywhompus. The dynamic duo, consisting of Chris Rehm (vocals/guitar) and Sean Hart (drums), have been making a name for themselves for years throughout the country’s independent and DIY communities, dropping jaws with their flawless blend of stunning post-rock, jagged art rock, and expansive indie punk. It’s often hard to believe the walls of guitar and polyrhythmic percussion are coming from just two people, though that’s part of the magic that is Caddywhompus, defying all expectations with their twisted pop experimentation. As dreamy as they are jarring, Caddywhompus are a band not to be taken lightly.
Stereogum are sharing Feathering A Nest‘s first single, “Stuck,” a brilliant shifting introduction to Caddywhompus’ manic beauty. The band cover a lot of ground in just under four minutes, highlighting the band’s warped and dazzling sound in full bloom.
“The track inhales and exhales, drawing breath up tight before letting it all loose in a whoosh of air. It sounds restless, unwilling or unable to be pinned down to one idea or sound …the song sets up an off-kilter rhythm, jerking back and forth between exuberant clarity and intricate noise.” – Stereogum
A wall of guitar amps weaved together by Sean Hart’s polyrhythmic drum patterns provide the perfect nesting ground for Chris Rehm’s vocals. This duo have been playing together since middle school, and have been crafting abstract pop-tunes under the binomen of Caddywhompus since 2008. On November 11th, they will release the best representation to date of their sonation and calls —a warped collection of highly evolved tunes aptly titled, “Feathering a Nest” on New Orleans’ based Community Records. This record has imbedded the chaotic energy of their live set to vinyl as if it was cut on a lathe by their own fingernails. Their live show has been taken on the road for a handful of international performances and hundreds of U.S. tour dates.
Upcoming Shows (with more to come):
09/19 – BEAUMONT, TX – Texas Rose Saloon w/ Octopoodle & Dunn with Leonard
09/20 – AUSTIN, TX – Red 7 w/ Future Death, Shmu, & Chipper Jones
09/21 – HOUSTON, TX – Fitz Upstairs w/ Wiggins and Talk Sick Brats
09/22 – SAN ANTONIO, TX – Limelight w/ Future Death & Sohns
10/25 – NEW ORLEANS, LA – Community Records’ BLOCK PARTY at the Carver Theatre
12/02 – NASHVILLE, TN – Queen Ave. Art Collective w/ Designer, I’m An Island, & Rachel
12/06 – NEW ORLEANS, LA – One Eyed Jack’s
12/09 – EL PASO, TX – Grynde Bar
Feathering A Nest is due out November 11, 2014 via Community Records on vinyl and digital. Pre-orders are available HERE. The first pressing of 500 copies is available on 100 custom mix (white/light blue/gray) and 400 classic black vinyl.
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