It’s been a little while since we heard from the Montclair, NJ-bred band Forth Wanderers — their last release was 2016’s Slop EP — but they’ve been working on their sophomore full-length, which is self-titled and will be released via Sub Pop later this year. Lead single “Not For Me” finds their queasy, chaotically … More »
The vocals on Forth Wanderers’ “Nerves” sway back and forth (no pun intended) like a hungry 3rd grader in a motionless lunch line, the impatience growing with each passing moment. Meanwhile, the instrumental tracks emulate the sensation of walking through a moonlit field, as the bright twanginess of the lead guitar and the bellowing rhythm guitar mix together. The song as a whole represents the uncertainty of love — the attachment that proceeds really connecting with someone and the fear than can follow if you’re not sure the emotions are reciprocated.
Forth Wanderers deliver an effortless, unpretentious style that makes their music infinitely relatable and simply a pleasure to experience — be sure to stream “Nerves” above!
Forth Wanderers’ new EP, Slop, comes out in a few weeks — it’s a stop-gap in between their 2014 debut, Tough Love, and a forthcoming sophomore album, but the four songs on it are a great summation of what makes the New Jersey band’s anxious rock music so appealing. We’ve already heard two of … More »
Montclair, NJ quintet Forth Wanderers are set to drop their Slop EP next month. We’ve already heard the title track and received a matching set of visuals for it. Today, they share the followup “Know Better.” The young DIYers bring deadpan but penetrating sentiment bolstered by a deft control of pacing, temperament, and fuzz. More »
Forth Wanderers are releasing a new EP in a few months — the follow-up to their 2014 debut, Tough Love — and last month, they shared a fantastic new song called “Slop” that now has a video to go along with it. It features the promising young New Jersey band goofing around in … More »
Forth Wanderers are a five-piece from Montclair, NJ, and though their forthcoming Slop EP might be their first introduction to a wider audience, the band’s been making a name for themselves in Northeastern DIY circuits since they started in 2013. They’re a young band (lead singer Ava Trilling only just graduated high school this past … More »