Ahead of Felte’s showcase at SXSW, and several other scheduled performances at the festival, Los Angeles’ Numb.er are sharing with us the video for their brilliantly raw punk rock track “Again”.
The track is featured on the Jeff Fribourg helmed project’s debut LP Goodbye, capturing the minimalist spirit of early post-punk, yet creating a framework that can flourish in different creative directions—like the more raw garage punk sound unique to the track “Again”.
Structurally this makes sense, given Jeff Fribourg background in graphic design which aids him in imbuing his work with a sense of architectural composition, layering angular guitar riffs and analog synths over throbbing drums and driving bass, while maintaining hints of his krautrock background from his founding of the band Froth.
However, it was only with the creation of Numb.er that he was able to fully explore his eclectic musical inclinations.
Watch the Travis Waddell-directed video for the “Again” below:
With the release of Goodbye, Numb.er offers a genre-defying sonic dossier that finds them maximizing the creative potential of the studio while always remaining true to their dynamic and arresting live sound.
Track to track the sounds variants are such that like as featured “Again”, none taken out of context can truly represent the gestalt of the aural experience of the album as a whole.
Mixed and mastered by Mikey Young of Total Control, Numb.er takes a carefully orchestrated approach to chaos and adds Fribourg’s own subtle knack for memorable hooks and soft, melodic passages.
Order a copy of Goodbye here
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