Modern Baseball have a transparent-eyed presence with regards to the messy realities of relationships. Tracks like “Notes” and “Your Commencement” from 2014’s You’re Gonna Miss It All crystalized a sure adolescent expertise with a racing depth as excellent for partying as it's these late nights alone submit-breakup. Whereas the band’s been on hiatus since 2016’s Holy Ghost and its subsequent touring, guitarist and songwriter Jake Ewald has slowly been engaged on new materials as Slaughter Beach, Dog.
After releasing the 10-track LP Welcomelate final yr, Ewald has introduced a brand new EP to be launched this July 14. The primary single from the EP, “Constructing The Ark” is a slower acoustic tackle the crushing lyrics and scrappy in-your-face energy chords that made Trendy Baseball so memorable. With easy chord adjustments and delicate harmonies, the observe chronicles waking up after a celebration in Las Vegas. With punches thrown, the observe spirals into self-reflection as Ewald desires of what a future collectively would actually seem like for him and a few imagined lover.
“We had been in Las Vegas, which I say in the tune. It was identical to, attending to the finish of the tour, fascinated by this relationship that I simply acquired out of, and speaking to a few of my mates about comparable issues that they had been going by way of,” he informed the Fader. “After I acquired bored with being on the highway all the time, I began fascinated by how I missed my household. I all the time felt like I used to be placing them out by being gone all the time. There’s a few of that in there. However it’s additionally nearly coping with being alone for some time.”
Slaughter Seashore, Dog’s new Bike.jpg EP drops this July 14, take a look at the single beneath.