Stream Royal Forest’s Kaleidoscopic ‘Everyone Who Knows You’
Austin quartet's next LP, 'Spillway,' lands July 9 on King Electric Record Company
Royal Forest are big on field recordings. The Austin foursome have made songs in a single-prop airplane above the Texas hill country, inside a World War II submarine in Galveston, and in the midst of a lightning storm among the Monahans sand dunes, and their latest track, “Everyone Who Knows You,” definitely sounds like it was crafted in the thick of something. A grinding groove gives the psych-pop tune its spine as bursts of warped, flailing melodies and stifled vocals conjure a garbled transmission from a forgotten era. Hear it below.
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