The latest offering from Japanese trio The fin. is a tumbling meander through euphoric sun-bleached psychedelia. ‘Pale Blue’ is a velvety coalescence of reverb-heavy guitars and syrupy vocals from frontman Yuto Uchino, resulting in a musical trip worthy of the 1960s.
Think Tame Impala meets Homeshake – electronic lo-fi drenched in ambient lysergia. It’s a glorious mixture. The spaced vocal only highlights the almost kaleidescopic disco ball of noise; it’s a paradox, but one that works undeniably well. Surely expected from a band who have collaborated with artists and producers such as Brad Spence (Alt-J, Radiohead, Sigur Ros), All We Are, Last Shadow Puppets, FEWS, and more.
‘Pale Blue’ is the second single from the new EP, set to be released via Lost In The Manor later this year, following previous releases ‘Night Time’ and ‘Through The Deep’.
If you happen to be in Asia this month, catch The fin. live at Play Time Festival, Valley Rock Festival, or Fuji Rock Festival.
Listen to ‘Pale Blue’ here: