Slow Pulp's stunning debut album Movey's marks a period of growth and the overcoming of challenges for the Chicago-based four-piece. It's an addictive, luscious adventure through woozy indie pop and psychedelia largely penned during a tour across the US with Alex G last year, as frontwoman Emily Massey lyrically delves deep into the soul. "A lot of these songs became an unrequited love story between two conflicting characters within myself", she says. Forming in Madison, Wisconsin, in 2017, the quartet consisting of Massey, Alexander Leeds, Theodore Matthews and Henry Stoehr, are now based in Chicago, home to a thriving DIY music scene. Slow Pulp started writing new songs in early 2019 following the release of their EP Big Day but the the material was scrapped following Massey's debilitating diagnosis of mono and Lyme Disease. It meant Moveys evolved last autumn before the finishing touches were added in March. But recording had to be paused after Massey's parents were involved in a car crash a week before the Covid-19 pandemic hit. It saw her return to Madison to take care of them both. "Finishing the record was a bit of a different process than we were used to", Emily told Daily… Read full this story
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