New Stream: Wolf Parade, "Call It a Ritual"

Critical Mass
Label:

by William Goodman

On a track off Wolf Parade's still-untitled forthcoming set (out June 17 via Sub Pop), the eerie qualities of frontman Spencer Krug's overpowering and ghoulish vocal tones wholly compliment the quartet's decided departure into ghost-town-saloon piano sounds and screeching, sputtering-into-the-ozone riffs.

Though brandishing a middle-of-the-road crescendo, the song, however, is a fairly straightforward rhythmic assault led by the keys and carrying cymbal tantrums and Krug's warbling religious ramblings. Dramamine not necessary.

Now Hear This: "Call It a Ritual"

00:00 00:00 No Song Selected More info
00:00 00:00
placeholder
Now Playing
  • 1 Azealia Banks — Heavy Metal And Reflective " 02:31
  • 2 Mystery Skulls — Paralyzed (Single Version) " 02:34
  • 3 G-Eazy — Say Ft. French Montana " 04:32
  • 4 Kevin Morby — We Did It All Wrong " 04:47
  • 5 Kiesza — Giant In My Heart (Arches Remix) " 05:50
  • 6 Bellows — Funny Things " 03:17
  • 7 Living Days — Thrill Anybody (MNDR Remix) " 04:07

SPIN is a member of SPIN Music Group, a division of BUZZMEDIA