FREAK HEAT WAVES

BEYOND XXXL (TELEPHONE EXPLOSION)

FREAK HEAT WAVES - BEYOND XXXL 124513
Format:
1 LP
Release:
01.06.2018
Label:
TELEPHONE EXPLOSION
Kat.-Nr.:
124513
Barcode:
5055869505512
In the two years since their last release, Freak Heat Waves have continued a perpetual process of transformation.

Shedding familiar influences from the heavily excavated histories of post-punk and krautrock, the band has now beamed into uncharted territory with the otherworldly sound of their third album, Beyond XXXL.

Alien strains of synth-pop and glam-rock are sandblasted with smooth guitar solos, eerie electronics, and pulsating drum machines propelled into skull-shattering breakbeats.

Deeply distorted vocals narrate the narcoleptic trip like a DJ Screw mixtape splicing together John Foxx, John Maus, and The Prodigy.

The result is Freak Heat Waves' most cohesive and captivating release to date, amplifying earlier melodic sensibilities while remaining singularly strange.
 
  • Tracklisting
  • 1.1. SELF VORTEX
  • 1.2. SOOTHING LIMBO
  • 1.3. PRIME TIME SLIME
  • 1.4. MOVED YOU RIGHT
  • 1.5. PUSHIN' BEYOND
  • 1.6. SELL A LINE
  • 1.7. BAD MUTATION
  • 1.8. SUBLIMINAL APPEAL
  • 1.9. I CAN'T TELL
  • 1.10. TOXIC TALK SHOW
  • 1.11. IN THE DIP OF THE NIGHT