Premiere: Mason Lowe Shares New Monitor “Hanging Round”
New Album Morning Folks Out June twenty third On Killroom Data
Jun 19, 2023
Mason Lowe has drummed for various Seattle bands over time, most lately with a basic rock-inspired outfit, Bread & Butter. After the momentum behind the band’s sophomore album was slowed by the pandemic, Lowe started writing his personal solo debut album, Morning Folks, pulling collectively a sunny and nostalgic sound with influences from energy pop, ‘60s woman teams, and grunge. The album is out all over the place later this week on June twenty third, however at the moment Lowe is sharing an early take heed to one of many report’s highlights, “Hanging Round,” together with an accompanying video, premiering with Underneath the Radar.
With “Hanging Round” Lowe delivers a breezy energy pop providing within the vein of bands like Massive Star or Teenage Fanclub, full with the requisite jangly guitars, swooning vocal harmonies, and summery power. But, Lowe additionally brings out a sure tender nostalgia together with his lyricism. Beneath the lovestruck confessions, it feels as if he’s actually dreaming about life’s simpler days, when the most important concern was merely hanging round a brand new crush.
Lowe says of the monitor, “This was the primary music written for the report. It was a tough time. I coping with the primary few dips of the Covid curler coaster and my private life was type of a wreck. And but, right here comes this delightfully candid music about having a crush on somebody! It shocked me! The honesty of the lyrics on this music set the course for the entire report.”
That teenage feel-good vibe equally comes by means of with the video, which finds Lowe packed right into a van with Shane Herrell (Bread & Butter) and Maria-Elena Juarez (Acapulco Lips), cruising round Seattle and choosing up misplaced canine and greenery. Lowe says of the video “I like how the video begins with a foot stomping a gasoline pedal and me getting knocked on my butt. That’s what this music did to me! It was the primary music I wrote for the album and the best way it rushes ahead set the tone for all the opposite tracks. This video combines all of the issues I like most in life: rock and roll, vans, good mates, gasoline station style, junk meals, small canine, and, uh, crops!”
Take a look at the music and video beneath. Morning Folks is out June twenty third by way of Killroom Data.