After a five year period of radio silence (barring a re-release), The Fervor are back with a three track EP of Americana goodness. Nightfall in the Kali Yuga is a quick drive through the blue tinted fields, a static buzz far in the distance, signalling a change. And that change comes in the shape of an EP. ‘Sweet Thing’, a song that combines a rock rhythm with lyrics akin … Continue reading Review: The Fervor – Nightfall in the Kali Yuga
Back when Arise, Great Warrior came out in 2011, the short album felt like an epic tale of dark Gothic Americana songs mixing the sound of seedy dive bars and supernatural tales from the deep South. With Bleeder, the storytelling feels more nuanced, so what once were strokes of ocher and dark yellow are now shades of aquamarine with emerald green brushstrokes. This subtlety is … Continue reading Review: The Fervor – Bleeder
Greetings, readers! You still there? This is the second singles column we do this week. Why? Because we are 3 years old this week (officially!). So from all the fictional characters in this shithole of a website, I thank y’all.
This week’s singles come courtesy of Pearl Jam, because they wuuuz awesome, yo!
Ah, singles, right:
Wow, has it been a year already since we reviewed The Fervor‘s Arise, Great Warrior ? Well, it’s been a little more, but we certainly enjoyed the album (link!). What’s a website to do but manage to squeeze in their very busy days (they’ve been playing a lot of shows) and managed to get an interview via email with Ben Felker, who handles guitar and some additional voice duties. He also impersonates Warren Beatty. But I’m getting ahead of myself.
The Fervor – Arise, great warrior
The skinny: Jam-packed alt-country. Or not.
The review proper: A sweet but stark trip of seven tracks that never shy from going into some deep jamming.