It’s Bandcamp Friday tomorrow, which suggests something goes. That stated, Wharf Cat Records is releasing That is Lorelei’s bonkers new pop punk EP Unhealthy Eternally. It’s a digital solely Bandcamp-exclusive, and a really particular one at that. At this time, we’re excited to premiere “Crack,” the penultimate banger on Nate Amos’ deliriously giddy tackle two-timed tempos and turn-of-the-millennium riffs. In response to Amos, the musician “was not significantly lucid” throughout the recording course of, making Unhealthy Eternally an much more confounding expertise inside That is Lorelei’s wide-ranging catalogue. The mission has all the time practiced eclecticism, however the brand new EP feels a lot totally different, as distorted energy chords in 4/4 time is kind of uncharted territory for the Brooklyn-based solo outfit.
Whereas “Crack” breaks new floor in That is Lorelei’s discography, it additionally expertly leans into pop punk’s tried-and-true style tropes. Crunchy guitar tones, bug-buzzing solos and catchy-as-fuck harmonies from Palberta’s Lily Konigsberg and Ani Ivry-Block push the style’s most memorable moments into the forefront of the combination. With Amos’ knack for exact preparations, Unhealthy Eternally items nuanced segments into bite-sized blips of melodic excellence. These songs stick like glue and chances are high they’ll get caught on you. Try “Crack” beneath and be looking out for Unhealthy Eternally when it hits Wharf Cat’s Bandcamp page tomorrow.