On “As Long as We Try a Little”, Montreal-Stockholm husband-wife duo Thus Owls finds the drama in small gestures, both musically and thematically. Trained mostly on minimal piano lines and Erika Angell’s steadily climbing vocals, there’s a slowly gathering intensity that crescendos patiently, yet still to startling effect. Premiering here, the video for “As Long as We Try a Little”, directed by Joe Yarmush, matches the music’s mood, as it follows two brothers puzzling over a mysterious letter that, fittingly, says, “It’s time,” in Swedish.
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Thus Owls share video for “Black Matter”, title track of their new EP
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TITLE TRACK “BLACK MATTER” FROM THUS OWLS’ UPCOMING EP PREMIERING AT INDIE 88
The title track “Black Matter” from Thus Owls’ upcoming EP is premiering today at Indie 88 . Of the song, the band explains: “This song started out when Stef [Schneider] sent us a drum riff. We chopped it up, looped it in different ways and wrote the song on top of it. Sometimes it’s so…