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Unknown - Single Review: Know It Well

07 May 2018 // A review by butch181

Indie duo Three Feathers have a soothing gentleness and retro vibe that would generally get their style labelled as “stoner rock”. While there are definitely similarities to the genre, many do look down upon the “stoner” moniker, so instead let’s describe it differently. Their sophomore single to be released, Know It Well, has a lackadaisical, bluesy, surf composition. Very simple instrumentation with a repeating piano riff, snare/kick drum combo, and minimal guitar (with the exclusion of the breakdown, which has some lovely piano and guitar trills and licks). The male component of the vocal melody is the primary source of vocals and has a similar style to that of Red Hot Chili Peppers Anthony Kiedis.

The slow tempo of the track gives it a very emotive feel; with an undulating flow of the music along with tender and comforting male-female vocal harmonies. The accompanying video mirrors the mood of the song, displaying a combination of vintage and edited clips that leave a sense of coziness and nostalgia. A serene and transcendent blend of audio and visual.


Review written by Alex Moulton

 

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