– featured image courtesy of michael younker –
the new york trio triathalon will unleash their sensual, after-hours aural inclinations in full on february 16th when their new album, online, drops via broken circles records. folks eagerly awaiting the band’s full-length can now revel in “sometimes,” its third preview.
after cooly easing into a stuttering backbeat, triathalon ride the ensuing groove for two-and-a-half minutes, threading a busy bass line and chiming guitar chords through adam intrator’s double-tracked, shoulder-shrug of a hook: “that’s just how it goes / sometimes.” capped off by a woozy motif that trails each iteration of its chorus, “sometimes” is an immediate earworm foreshadowing things to come in the new year. take a listen below.