All of us want slightly escape typically, and Louisville, Kentucky-based trio Wombo agree. Somewhat than trying to motion pictures or video video games, Wombo created their very own post-punk fairy story within the type of their new album Fairy Rust. Impressed by tales from the Brothers Grimm and Hans Christian Anderson, Wombo mix fantasy with the mundane to craft a 12-track undertaking that’s pure organized chaos.
The band’s expertly executed art-rock sound is full with droning guitars, frenetic chords, and angular melodies that make it unimaginable to not stand up and transfer to. However Fairy Rust additionally has its slower moments. Tracks like “7 Of Cups,” which references the tarot card symbolizing creativeness and wishful considering, cranks the tempo all the way down to a hazy, atmospheric charge. Others like “Snakey” are a bass-forward, playful research on a hero’s journey.
Forward of the discharge of Fairy Rust, Wombo sat down with Uproxx to speak in regards to the new album, delicate pores and skin, Joan Jett, and Keira Knightley in our newest Q&A.
What are 4 phrases you’ll use to explain your music?
Chaotic, organized, unhappy, joyful.
It’s 2050 and the world hasn’t ended and individuals are nonetheless listening to your music. How would you prefer it to be remembered?
That we tried our greatest.
What’s your favourite metropolis on the earth to carry out?
I don’t know but!
Who’s the one who has most impressed your work, and why?
There isn’t one singular person who I may pretty say.
The place did you eat the perfect meal of your life?
Hopefully I haven’t but eaten the perfect meal of my life.
What album are you aware each phrase to?
I don’t assume I do know each single phrase to any album however Room On Fireplace by The Strokes comes shut.
What was the perfect live performance you’ve ever attended?
I believe essentially the most memorable, not essentially the perfect, was my very first live performance, a free one on the Kentucky State Honest. It was Joan Jett and the Blackhearts and midway by she needed to sit down they usually had to assist her off stage by the top. Her voice sounded nice although.
What’s the greatest outfit for performing and why?
One thing comfy and easy and makes me really feel like myself and never distracted by something coming free or slipping or something.
Who’s your favourite individual to observe on Twitter and/or Instagram?
I like this comic Servideo, particularly her characters Anubis and Victoria.
What’s your most regularly performed track within the van on tour?
I believe my bandmates are sick of it by now, however I preserve enjoying Blackstar by David Bowie.
What’s the very last thing you Googled?
Avene Tolerance Excessive Cream. I’ve actually delicate dry zits inclined pores and skin and I’ve been struggling to discover a moisturizer that doesn’t break me out in pimples or hives however can be moisturizing sufficient. Most of my google searches are skincare associated. If anybody is studying this and is aware of some good ideas/merchandise please assist.
What album makes for the right reward?
Something obscure and enjoyable you’ll find at your native report/thrift store. I like Fats Rabbit right here in Louisville. They at all times have fascinating finds.
The place’s the weirdest place you’ve ever crashed whereas on tour?
Our good friend’s home in Philadelphia. There was a large cell of terrifying haunted trying dolls that made a horrible screeching noise everytime you spun it, and we slept within the room with it on the flooring and couches, all piled in collectively, and within the evening we may actually hear the noise. I loved myself there. I believe others in our group not a lot.
What’s the story behind your first or favourite tattoo?
My first tattoo was a crescent moon behind my ear (unique sure) and it was a stick and poke performed by a good friend. After that, I’ve given myself a number of stick and pokes as has my boyfriend. My favourite one I’ve given myself lately is medusa on my ankle. I’ve by no means paid for a tattoo but.
What artists preserve you from flipping the channel on the radio?
If Led Zeppelin or Coronary heart is on 107.7 WSFR or 95.7 WQMF or any station right here in Louisville, it stays put.
What’s the nicest factor anybody has ever performed for you?
There are such a lot of good issues I’ve had performed for me by so many individuals. It’s arduous to sum one expertise up. I’ve had a number of assist and assist from family and friends through the years.
What’s one piece of recommendation you’d return in time to present to your 18-year-old self?
I’d warn her about her pancreas and inform her to put off the booze and medicines.
What’s the final present you went to?
Final present was one we performed for Waterfront Wednesday right here in Louisville. I obtained to see Struggle. My good friend by chance burned my shoulder together with his cigarette whereas we have been dancing to “Why Can’t We Be Mates.” It was a number of enjoyable they usually have been unimaginable.
What film are you able to not resist watching when it’s on TV?
Satisfaction And Prejudice. I like Keira Knightley interval items. Additionally if Pineapple Categorical is on, I’m watching.
What’s one among your hidden skills?
I’m undecided. I suppose they’re hidden fairly good.
Fairy Rust is out 7/29 by way of Fireplace Speak. Pre-order it right here.