by Gabriel Hays

Moody and introspective

Indie and Comedy

Playful. Sometimes weird.

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The Breakers

by Shortwave Sunshine

Shortwave Sunshine’s newest release, The Breakers, makes good on the band’s Beatles influence with the kind of sharp but easygoing melodies and ambitious arrangements of the Fab Four’s later albums. From the hypnotic “Lost in New York” to the start-stop riffage of “Save $” and the noisy breakdown of the title track, The Breakers is a sonic mini-adventure that brandishes a relatively bright outlook and tight performances that can be attributed in part to the album’s “live” recording process, completed almost entirely in two days at the Bunker with engineer Aaron Nevezie.