Whirr, “Lines”

Andrew Parks

By Andrew Parks

on 08.27.14 in Listen to This

Like their close friends in Nothing, Whirr make shoegaze music you can kinda, sorta mosh to. Or to quote an earlier single from their upcoming Sway (Graveface, September 23) album, it’s quite simply “Heavy.” Whether that means you’re going to stare at the ceiling or punch the floor while listening to “Lines” is up to you; it’s a little more subdued, easing into its blissful bombast instead of crashing right into it.

Side note/fun fact: Whirr founder Nick Bassett cut a comparatively moody EP with Nothing frontman Dominic Palermo last year called Buried Under a World of Roses. It’s from a quartet (Death of Lovers) that formed while Nothing and Whirr were on tour together. Synergy!