Monday, October 22, 2012

Adobe Homes - Pinata

Adobe Homes have a sound that varies from a bit relaxed and laid back to extremely harsh and intense. The low gain guitar and strained vocals take the forefront of the recording as the proficient drumming and nicely tone-shaped bass provide a nice backbone. 

I'd be interested to see how these songs are pulled off in a live setting, as their times where the guitar seems to carry a purposefully empty style to it. I'm assuming the drum and bass fill up the space a bit more live.

I found myself enjoying the structure and dynamics in "There are cicadas in the trees" the most out of the whole record.  At times I'm hearing a mid 90's influence to bands like Moss Icon, other times things are much more modern. Have a listen here