Talk about time management: along with putting in bassist duties for lovably quirky West Palm Beach indie-folk group the
Dewars while canvassing the nation with Surfer
The talented multi-intrumentalist (Mui also deftly plays the keyboards and six-string) has been handing out promo flyers in
mid-size venues like New York's Webster Hall and Chicago's Lincoln
Hall listing a website address where concert-goers could go and enter a
password (molinapilchard) to download the two resplendent ditties.
The standout is the title track, a winding melody in which Mui lays down effortlessly cool hooks amongst lo-fi bliss.
Beginning with low-budget cricket chirps, which never really subside for
the remainder of the song, the guitars are simplistic, repetitive and
choppy as all hell -- and Mui's not in tune 100 percent of the time -- but
dang it if this number doesn't rehash pleasant memories of '90s slacker rock icons Pavement. In particular, it's
Mui's vulnerable quiver which has us reminiscing about Stephen Malkmus'
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glory days. "Nighttime" is the kind of song that would not sound out of
place nestled somewhere on a jock's playlist
between Sebadoh and the Silver Jews.
Listen to the song here.