Waves of Violet – Automaticity
Automaticity, the debut album from
Waves of Violet is here!
Automaticity is a collection of
songs steeped in 60’s era songwriting sensibilities while never
sounding dated or clichéd. Adventurous, and at the same time
accessible, these are songs with both lyrical and musical substance
which reveal nuances and subtleties with repeated listening. Whether
dreamy, droney, poppy or funky, each track will transport you to a
self-produced album combines state of the art recording technology
with old school instrumental prowess, including inventive guitar
soloing and melodic bass work. Innovative arrangements featuring
imaginative keyboard flourishes, inspired percussion and effects
enhance the overall sonic
To begin the trip,
"Parade" will float you away on a pillow of joss scented breezes.
"Island of Heaven" reflects the bittersweet aura of fleeting
romance. "New Reality" boldly embraces the inevitability of change.
Hear the petals unfold within the psychic depths of "Calliope Wail"
and "Luck Runs". "Rocket to the Moon" offers up a funky blast
of fresh air to keep your beeswax wings from
While each song creates
its own mood the album as a whole takes the listener on a calculated
musical journey created to appeal to an opened mind (headphones
These well polished studio productions convey a
spontaneous feel (first takes, on-the-fly solos, snap decisions)
that sustains the joy of creation in the
Violet’s Art Cohen is a veteran electronic space and rock guitarist
Inside Things, Delicate Monster, Men From When). Jay Blum is a
versatile multi-instrumentalist with a plethora of solo productions.
Matt Elberson plays drums with Electric Yellow
Psychedelic rock for the 21st
century - and more! Automaticity is rooted in the glorious past, yet
is still fresh and forward sounding.