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You know, back when MTV still spun quirky “college rock” videos (both in earnest and on Beavis & Butt-head) and Friends was as instrumental in breaking bands as Spotify and YouTube are today.
Which all makes sense when you factor in that 50FootWave is really a project for music that didn’t fit into Bernard and Kristin’s other, more well-known band, Throwing Muses. Bath White is a little noisier, and a little more garage, but the heart of the EP beats steadily with the rhythm of pop melodies lurking underneath the surface of grungy guitars (and sometimes, equally grungy vocals).▼ Article continues below ▼
All in all, we can totally recommend this to anyone who experienced the bliss of the alterna-craze first hand and wants to comp on some aural nostalgia, and for those who wish they’d lived through the cassette-strewn dorm days of decades passed. Bonus points for scoring a copy of Bath White on purple vinyl – turn it up and enjoy!
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