Routine Death began in 2015 when two musicians, one in Gothenburg Sweden and one in Austin Texas, started sending music to each other. The…Read More
Routine Death began in 2015 when two musicians, one in Gothenburg Sweden and one in Austin Texas, started sending music to each other. The result is a full-length LP written in two bedrooms 7,000 miles apart, entitled ”Parallel Universes”. The band’s love for lo-fi soundscapes, atmospheric tones and distortion shines through, forming a solid foundation for the songs. The album is a concept-album sonically – but most of all, it’s a collection of songs with melancholic yet strong melodies. Fans of shoegaze, lo-fi pop and psychedelia will enjoy discovering Routine Death, and their debut album truly is a hidden gem. But not for long: ”Parallel Universes” is due out in the spring of 2018.
The first single from the album, “Life Inside a Vacuum”, is inspired by the feeling of being constantly on the move but never really going anywhere, like walking on a constantly shifting side walk. The driving, stuttering drum beat almost feels like it was designed to make your mind stumble a bit before the rhythm settles in your brain and your feet begins to tap the groove.