the forest fire are from the new scene of brooklyn, new iorque. the single "fortune teller" received praise from
all independent stores, including the rough trade that made the week's record survival.
in survival, it makes a point to show that there is no conductive wire connecting them to a given u movement
but we can affirm that the underground velvet are well present in some of the compositions of the album.
the highlight goes to the themes:
i make windows; fortune teller; sunshine city; steer me and slow motion.
the quartet forest fire consider themselves a punk band who play folk songs, which means sacrificing studio finesse for live energy and
meting out tough love to their rootsy instruments on this fine debut. the results aren't easy on the ear, dissonant brass and woodwind
scronk away on promise, while mark thresher's lou Reed-like vocals often seem to bear only the most tangential to a tune. but
there's hidden gold amid the bricolage, particularly the hazy falsettos on "sunshine city" and the byrdsian harmonies on "echoes coming,"
which set up a beautiful tension between the songs' calloused textures and melodic gleam. Guardian. co.ok
Experimental rock band from New York City
I Make Windows
Through My Gloves
Talitres Records, Broken Sound, Catbird Records, Infinite Best Recordings
France, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, United States of America
Nathan Delffs,Adam Spittler,Mark Thresher,Myisha Battle,Natalie Stormann