After the release of their the single “It’s Time for Fun,” Goat bring you more. The single which saw the band experimenting with drum machines, brought a different pulse to their tribal psych. This desire to explore new sounds continues with their new single “I Sing in Silence.” But instead of plugging in new instruments the band have unplugged and created an addictive groove with mostly un-amped, acoustic instruments.
Elastic guitar lines, woodblock percussion, and flutes which drive the song are enveloped by one of the strongest vocal deliveries by the bands enigmatic singers, resulting in a powerful and catchy psych-pop number.
The B side, an instrumental called “The Snake of Addis Ababa,” is a looping, North-African mantra played on a teasing, fuzzed guitar, underpinned by a djembi groove. The repetitive riff is disrupted by piano that freely solos over the groove, and a pounding drum lifts the song to a seriously head-nodding conclusion.
This summer the band will be busy writing, recording, and blowing people’s minds across Europe’s greatest stages. Confirmed dates at time of going to press:
Jun. 01 – Barcelona, ES – Primavera Sound
Jun. 11 – Eindhoven, NL – Eindhoven Psych Lab
Jun. 12 – London, UK – Field Day
Jun. 17 – Duisburg, DE – Traumzeit Festival
Jun. 19 – Gaou/Hyeres, France – Ile du Pointu Festival
Jul. 09 – Liege, BE – Les Ardentes Festival
Jul. 10 – Gent, BE – Cactus Festival
Jul. 22-24 – Barcelos, PT – Milhões de Festa
Sep. 03 – End of the Road Festival / UK
“I Sing In Silence” b/w “The Snake of Addis Ababa
1. I Sing In Silence
2. The Snake of Addis Ababa