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Launchpad [Issue #17]
Mobius Band:
By Mandana Beigi
The Loving Sounds of Static (CD Ghostly International)


This dynamic trio hails from Shutesbury, Massachusetts (population 1,800); a small town band with a big town sound! Selling more than 5,000 copies of their self-recorded and released EPs, Mobious Band wrote the songs of their debut LP, The Loving Sounds of Static, in the basement of their isolated split-level place at the end of a long dirt road in Shutesbury. But the sound was bound to break out of the 27square miles limits of their hometown and travel, so that you and I can get the chance to restore our faith in electro pop/rock.

Named after the geometrical term for a non-orientable surface that cannot be embedded in a plane, the band truly takes that image and reflects it back in the form of music. They can’t be categorized because they don’t really stick to any particular place; it’s a sound traveling in space between electronica, pop, rock, country, and a few other sounds that haven’t been labeled yet. In fact, it’s too bad that there is not a genre or name for ‘the sound that seamlessly switches from live instruments to synthetics.’ Because if there were such a genre, Mobius Band would have been the pioneers and the masters of it! They know how to go from live drums and guitars to the synths without the slightest bump in the tone and that’s an art.

Although one can feel and hear the influences of rock, the band is at its best in less solid rock tracks such as in the title track and “Radio Coup.” It’s that melancholic mood of self-deprecation that highlights the delicate vocals and arrangements in “Twilight” and “Close the Door.” All in all, The Loving Sound of Static is not the type of album that would top the pop single charts or even leave a catchy tune in your head after the first listen; it’s more like a subtle invasion of your emotions, something that tiptoes into your conscious.


The Loving Sounds of Static
Ghostly International

Mobius Band The Loving Sounds of Static


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