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Watchlist vol. 4: White Hinterland

When Casey Dienel and Shawn Creeden of White Hinterland decided to relocate from the Northeastern United States to the Pacific Northwest, they also took their band’s music in a whole new direction.

The change was born out of necessity; being in a new city without access to a piano — the centerpiece of their previous work — forced them to carve out a new sonic template, so they hunkered down in their Portland studio and started tinkering with loops and acoustic guitars.

The result is White Hinterland’s second full-length album, Kairos, set to be released on March 9 on Dead Oceans records. Continue reading