Poughkeepsie-based Chamber Rock act The Warp/The Weft Release Single “Briars”

Hi Musikoon,

Hope all is well. I am writing in hopes of pitching Poughkeepsie chamber rock act The Warp/The Weft and their new single "Briars" on your blog. Please let me know if you would like any more information and i can provide or send over a download.

Band: The Warp/The Weft
RIYL: Wild Beasts, Antony and the Johnstons
Single: "Briars" (soundcloud link)
Website | Promo Pic by Mel Clark | Album Art | Facebook Page

Poughkeepsie-based hard chamber rock quartet The Warp/The Weft are psyched to announce the release of their single "Briars" off their forthcoming album Mapping an Absence out 7/29/17 via Admirable Traits Records.

Here is what lead singer Shane Murphy had to say about "Briars"

"I had the idea for ‘Briars’ for quite a while. I nearly shelved it, but it breathed the way I was hoping it might when I finally brought it to the band. It was the song on the album that seemed to want the dramatic vocal texturing and the whirr of the hurdy gurdy. And guitarist Chris Pellnat has always wanted a song that ended a cappella…he finally got it!"

The Warp/The Weft, active since 2012 in and beyond New York’s Hudson River Valley, has earned praise for its uniqueness and song-crafting from casual and devoted listeners alike. Blending traditional and avant-garde styles, the warmth of a good wool sweater and the sometimes-bleak cold of an upstate winter, the progressive folk and psychedelia that the band brings to bear (compared to Fairport Convention and Jethro Tull) is propelled by poetic lyrics and a "spirit-conjuring," lilting tenor that "puts Murphy alongside Shearwater’s Jonathan Meiburg as one of the most captivating high-register voices in rock today" (Ron Hart, Chronogram). 2017’s Mapping an Absence introduces bassist Trevor Larcheveque, whose vocal harmonies help to anchor the band firmly in the chamber category.

The Warp/The Weft are…

Trevor Larcheveque: Bass/Vocals

Christian Laura: Drums

Shane Murphy: Vocals/Guitar

Chris Pellnat: Guitar/Accordion

Let me know if you need any additional information + thanks for your time.

Best,

Mike

Admirable Traits Records Facebook//Twitter//Bandcamp

Releases:
#023 The Warp/The Weft – Mapping an Absence (out 7/28/17)
#022 Sister James – Look Away
#021 Jet Rewind – "Someone Else" (single)
#020 Humble Braggers – I Know Better, I’m No Better
#019 Cooler – Phantom Phuzz
#018 Brompton Collective – "Collide"
#017 Hundred Plus Club – For You
#016 Brat’ya – Call Me EP
#015 M.A.G.S. / Humble Braggers – Split

#014 OCCY – No Way
#013 Tomoreaux – At Peace, Overlook
#012 Sixties Future – s/t
#011 Aircraft – 7 Gems From the Sparkling Void
#010 Humble Braggers – Disposable Friends
#009 The Lagoonas – Welcome Home
#008 M.A.G.S. – Cellophane
#007 Bryan Johnson and Family – Cool Your Jets EP
#006 Brimstone Blondes – AGE OF CONSENT
#005 Half Day – In Public
#004 The Denzels – Blow 7"
#003 The Denzels – "222" (single)
#002 Merchants – The Red Room EP
#001 The Denzels – Easy Tiger EP

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