Wax Machine – “Springtime”
Another psychedelic gem (actually two!) sneaks out from the upcoming Wax Machine LP today “Springtime” is doused in a haze that spills over to the video clip for the cut. Atop a lilting strum, the band lets fuzz leads and hand drum patter bloom into a psych jazz breakdown, smeared in sax and keys. The song pushes them further from the UK psych of their debut and into the fusion-soaked ‘70s of polyrhythmic jazz-psych, though they stop just short of a full immersion, glazing the track with a bit of South American soul that puts the album in line with the upcoming Sessa album for new Tropicalia stunners. The band only strengthens this vibe with the second cut out today, a psych-drenched cover of Vinicius De Moraes and Baden Powell’s “Canto De Lemanja.” The album, Hermit’s Grove, is out July 1st from Batov Records.
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