March 2, 2018 2:58 PM

All your big dreams, you can't go wrong. Get fit with the AC on...

This is the fourth of four tracks by Kiss My Face, a younger-than-we-look power trio based in Amsterdam, NL. Tracks recorded by Peter Akkerman at Ijland Studio, Amsterdam at the start of February 2018. It was a bit chilly in the studio, but they had Yorkshire Tea in there, and some Pavement master tapes.

posted by ZipRibbons (5 comments total) 2 users marked this as a favorite

I really like this one. I thought the sudden stop sounded like a take-breakdown or a mistake the first time and then I liked how it kept happening.
posted by chococat at 10:27 PM on March 2 [1 favorite]

Thanks for the feedback! When we were deciding which songs to record, we almost didn't choose this one. The way we played it at the time was half scrappy / half heavy-handed. It was a bit not-quite-there. But we worked on it instead of binning it and we're pretty much delighted with the way it turned out in the end. It's my Dad's favourite too :-)
posted by ZipRibbons at 12:33 PM on March 3

The guitars and the hesitance at first feel nicely reminiscent of a certain period, like the Feelies and that Hoboken scene, but then they go in a noisier power-pop direction and I love it. Great jam!
posted by limeonaire at 6:13 PM on March 5 [1 favorite]

I really like this. The pared back backing vocals work way better than I would have thought. The mix is really nice.
posted by greenish at 10:20 AM on March 7 [1 favorite]

Thank you! Our producer did a superb job. We love him :-)
posted by ZipRibbons at 2:11 PM on March 7

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