Use AYPKREEP10 during checkout for 10% Off All Non-Music Purchases
(excludes wholesale pin orders) CODE CANNOT BE APPLIED AFTER AN ORDER HAS BEEN PLACED)

Big/Brave- A Gaze Among Them LP

Big/Brave- A Gaze Among Them LP
Big/Brave- A Gaze Among Them LP
SKU: slord268lp
Band/Title: Big/Brave
You can earn 14 AYP PUNK ROCK POINTS on this product!
Price: $13.99
Product Details
Click Here To Hear The Song HOLDING PATTERN



Since their inception in 2012, BIG|BRAVE has explored terrains of experimental rock with a clear focus on the key principles; space, volume, and raw emotion. The essence of BIG|BRAVE's magic has always been the way they balance these dynamics, and particularly how much sheer power comes from the beautifully quiet moments.
 
A Gaze Among Them features Robin Wattie (vocals, electric guitar, guitar amp, bass amp), Mathieu Ball (electric guitar, guitar amps), and Loel Campbell (drums) with guest appearances from Thierry Amar (Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Thee Silver Mt Zion) on Contrabass and Seth Manchester's synth overdubs. The album was recorded with Seth Manchester at Machine with Magnets in Pawtucket Rhode Island. The beautiful image adorning the cover, created by Wattie, further demonstrates how BIG|BRAVE has blossomed.  The trio sounds rejuvenated and confident, and A Gaze Among Them is the sound of a band truly honing their craft and  feeling totally satisfied with it. Compelling. Necessary. Important.
 
The same principles are the starting point for BIG|BRAVE's new album, only the approach is different, beginning with the question, "How do we take very little and make something bigger than what we actually have?" Vocalist/guitarist Robin Wattie explains further: "The biggest challenge was to not do what is easiest. i.e. what we knew worked for the last albums or what is, for us; easy to write. With A Gaze Among Them, Mathieu and I put ourselves through the ringer - I did not want to do what seemed to me to be a 'logical next step' in what we could do musically. I wanted to go back to our original concepts and work from there - space, tension, minimalism, and voice (finding melody and musicality in pieces that consist of one note for longer than ten minutes, for example) were the primary concentrations I wanted to push."
 
In the process of revisiting their early intentions, BIG|BRAVE has boldly evolved, emerging with a thrilling new body of work that is all at once refreshingly new, explosively heavy, dynamically loud, beautifully minimal, carefully repetitive, and utterly cathartic.


AYP Customer Shots
Click An Image To Shop The Look!
Show off your gear! Tag #AngryYoungandPoor on Instagram to get featured!