satchmode – “undertow”

photo courtesy of graham burwell

los angeles duo satchmode have conveyed their penchant for hook-laden dream-pop rather convincingly over a handful of recent singles, but their latest one flips the script.  moodiness is intrinsic to the mechanics and development of “undertow,” not an underlying symptom, with calculated, angular guitar motifs meted out against a warm bass line and smooth, cyclical vocals that often stretch into a falsetto stratosphere.  take a listen to “undertow” below.



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