Justin Vallesteros’ Craft Spells is a bit of a west coast Wild Nothing. A C86, 4AD inspired bedroom pop project that grew to become a real band on a real label. Makes sense they’re both on Captured Tracks.
May 15th the aforementioned real label will release a new Craft Spells EP, Gallery. The follow-up to debut Idle Labor, it seeks to maintain some DIY charm with the polish of practice and proper recording. Lead single “Still Left With Me” is a good start:
In the event you missed Idle Labor last spring, here’s jangle-rific single “After The Moment”: