Austin Texas psychedelic rock extraordinaire, Ty Richards, gave us a hint that he was ready to drop a premiere single to the world. And we at CHF said: “Bring it on, bad boy!” And today Richards’ shared his newest single ‘Killjoy’, a taunt of sorts for us listeners, in that, as he often does, the song dares us to be different, unapologetic, and to be fluid. The consequential appetites of being and absolute blindness in existing, leads to our self procurement of lustful perils – in relationships and philosophies.
Dang that Richards. Being all blunt, but in an entertaining way.
The single is ‘Killjoy’ and it continues Ty’s evolution in his approach to music construction.
Anywho, it’s to the world’s benefit.
In the upcoming new album, “Welcome to Flat Earth”, Ty sprinkles DIY and analog styles along the way, with weighty grooves, glitch and some chiptune components to boot. Fuzz guitars and vocals illuminate the ambience, taking us on a chapter by chapter verse.
“There is a strong use of absurd satire and ironic humor throughout the album,” said Richards. “‘Welcome to Flat Earth’ is jokingly named after the growing Flat Earth Theory movement of the present day. Over time though, the title and the vibe of the record as a whole has come to represent a much deeper theme in humanity – why do we trust authority?”
She struggles to comprehend, but moves forward She had to.
The opportunity was set. She set her arms back, just a tad. Just enough so that the angle of her elbow was set at the optimal angle. The angle was 45.7 degrees, nothing more and nothing less. Her brain cells calculated and dumped out the quick summation of return on investment on this project, versus the possibility of total disaster. It was a hard fought debate, in her mind. A bead of sweat dripped by her left eye, touching one eyelash, making her notice the salty eminence, riding its route with her periphery all the way down to her cheek then chin. Her arm hung high. It emitted the sight of a bull’s horn, ready to strike. There was no wind. There was no barrier.
“I got this”, she said to herself, with her eyes dead focused with fiery laser like glare bright as a thousand suns.
She was ready, now.
“This album represents a devolution from the previous record,” said Richards. “This collection of songs was recorded directly to a lo-fi reel-to-reel tape machine from the early 80’s. The same model, Tascam 388, was used by Prince to create demos, and is featured on the early records of The Black Keys and Dr. Dog.”
The new album will feature 7 original songs and a Kinks cover.
‘Welcome To Flat Earth’ will drop April 20, 2018.
Tour dates will be announced as well soon.
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