After releasing two critically acclaimed EPs, experimental Los Angeles quintet Vanaprasta
are back with a long awaited single off of their new album Healthy Geometry
. The track, "Nine Equals Nine," features Steven Wilkins' scraggly, soulful voice over moody guitar tones that create an atmosphere closer to R&B than to rock 'n roll. In the chorus, while the lead vocals drop to a monotone, rhythmic accompaniments added from basic harmonies grow to equal something more than just the sum of their parts. "As soon as I fall in, I fall out," the chorus says, and we're inclined to agree. Be sure to fall in with Vanaprasta and "Nine Equals Nine" below.
drops 11/1/11, which might be, numerically, the most symmetrical release day of the year. Can you imagine if those numbers added up to nine? CONSPIRACY!
Grab the track and stay tuned for more.
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MP3: "Nine Equals Nine"