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Souvenir Driver - S/T
Souvenir Driver - S/T

Souvenir Driver - S/T

High School Records

Regular price $18.00 USD Sale

Number of Tracks: 8
Vinyl Size: 12-inch
Revolutions: 33rpm
Vinyl Color: Black
Jacket: Semi-Gloss

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Souvenir Driver is a Portland band that creates moody, melodic, and hazy rock and roll. They have released four albums; with their fifth forthcoming Spring 2019. Their music has been licensed to MTV and Oxygen Network; and they have provided support for The Dandy Warhols, The Warlocks, Froth, and Swervedriver, among others.  

Recorded at a cabin in Mt Hood. 

Co-produced and mixed by Gregg Williams (The Dandy Warhols, Blitzen Trapper)

Engineered by Gregg Williams and Tommy Dietrick (Drinking Flowers, David J & The Gentlemen Thieves)

Mastered by Timothy Stollenwerk (Dead Moon, Crocodiles, Grouper)

The blissful shoegaze outfit's breeziest and most honest effort to date... An 8 track collection that spins dream pop and indie rock sensibilities into shoegazing swirls.

CONSEQUENCE OF SOUND 

 One of the most gripping guitar pop albums of the year

TURN UP THE SOUND

 Gooey reverb and dreamy vocals, making the listener feel like they're floating on a cloud.

IMPOSE MAGAZINE

 For all the beauty and simplicity that Souvenir Driver accomplishes it is an album that is not devoid of confrontation or difficulty. There are moments here where vulnerability and the expressions of longing are so acute, the pressure forces a breathlessness.... It’s almost too much. It’s fantastic. There’s not a weak spot in this collection – but tracks like “Dive”, “Photographs” and “Voices of a Traveler” could be played on loop until all sense of self are washed away and few would complain. The Jungian-dream quality of these tracks especially offer a disconnect and yet also a sense of belonging – the collective unconscious of all things. And, of course, they sound better played loud. Traveling quickly through the tracks it would be easy to tag this stuff as shoegaze – but quite the opposite description is required. Dream pop wonder blends with indie rock instrumentation. Elements swirl and become wonderfully dizzying – this album is a stargazer. 

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