violens 'totally true' and 'every melting degree'

Hopeless new romantics Violens continue to release one-off singles to follow up last year’s impressive debut, Amoral.

The former members of Lansing-Drieden have been posting new tracks on their website for the past several months. The latest, “Totally True,” is delicious post new wave in the vein of Wild Nothing:

“Every Melting Degree” was last month’s selection. It’s got a little more shoegaze guitar crunch in the style of Pale Saints:

Looking back at Violens previous releases, “Spirit,” is more hazy dream pop that has gorgeous harmonies and delicate guitar:

The earliest single, “Be Still,” has a more insistent groove that is most reminiscent of the debut album:

Not sure if these will eventually be collected on an album, but definitely a fan of where these guys are headed.


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