Four years between records might suggest that the dynamic between Tom Iansek and Jo Syme has changed, however their enviable musical intimacy can be heard the moment Syme’s drumbeat kicks in on the meditative Wake.
Naturally, their sound has evolved between albums – Syme’s soulful vocal makes more of an appearance, while Iansek’s #1 Dads side project has had a clear influence on his songwriting, with arrangements much more delicate across the record. The duo have deliberately kept the album as live-sounding as possible, forgoing overdubs for a sound that captures what Big Scary do best.
Daisy by Big Scary is out April 30 via Pieater/Inertia.
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