Influenced by American bands such as Real Estate and Ducktails, the dreamy guitar pop of Swimming Tapes starts to make some wave. The five-piece self-released their debut “Souvenirs” earlier this year. After “Set The Fire,” and here comes the third single: “Tides.”
About the track, which was produced and mixed by Paddy Baird, the band explains:
Swimming Tapes are comprised of guitarists Robbie Reid, Louis Price (who sings for the first time on this third track), and Jason Hawthorne. Paddy Conn on bass and drummer Andrew Evans complete the team. Even if they are now based in London, four members of the band actually come from Northern Ireland.
“Tides” is out now via the new London label Hand In Hive, whose roaster includes also Zuzu, Wyldest, and Saltwater Sun. You can also download