Pairing Adventures with Run Forever is such a ridiculously perfect idea, it's basically one of those "shut up and take my money!" releases. Adventures' dreamy indie pop has a certain angular melodicism to it that hints at part of the band's involvement with Code Orange Kids. It especially comes out in the feedback-drenched ends to their songs.
Run Forever, however, works it a little differently. Rather than fading out their songs, they opt for epic intros, leading into harmonies suited perfectly for lifted hands and heartfelt sing-alongs. The bands compliment one another, and they're both on the rise, so why wouldn't the two acts come together?
While both acts do what they do well, this split single works because they're both best in small doses. Run Forever's "Lost the Feeling" comes in with punchy guitars, chugs through, and is gone in under two minutes. It rocks an early Alkaline Trio vibe, kind of reminding me "I Lied My Face Off" in terms of lyrical delivery.
The rest of the tracks are decent and well-executed, but much like Run Forever's last LP, Settling, this split EP is a nice listen through, but not something I think I'll find myself returning to on any sort of regular basis.
The split is available on 7-inch vinyl and digital download from the No Sleep Records store, and the record comes out on January 28. Pressing information is as follows:
20 Test Pressing (Black)
125 Coffee w/ Creamer (2014 Subscription)
300 Transparent Orange
500 Half Red/Half Light Blue
You can stream a track from each artists at Alternative Press.
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Adventures' self-titled saw release yesterday. You can get it from the No Sleep store on clear or pale yellow vinyl.