Check Out: The Field – “The More That I Do”

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    It’s safe to say The Field is back bringing the bass on the forthcoming Yesterday and Today, set to be released on May 18th. Well, that is if  the album’s recently unveiled first single, “The More I Do”, says anything.

    Lush and repetitive – but in the very best way possible, the track, which  sees the man group of Axel Wilner team up with Battles bandmates John Stanier and Dan Enquist for drums and bass features a single vocal loop playing throughout, one which is very reminiscent of the airy French techno, with its twinkling synths and lighthearted rhythm. This track is definitely not a one trick pony. It’s got several layers and several breaks in the action, allowing for a chance to breathe/re-adjust.

    Some may complain about the length and the seemingly over-repetitious nature of “The More That I Do”. Our response? That’s electro music, for ya. And it’s not like the song doesn’t have plenty going for it – for one, just take a look at not so secret weapon Stanier on drums. Adding those crash cymbals, the subtle rolls, the track looks to be a smash played live over a too loud PA system. Luckily for us, we’ll be able to experience that when The Field join The Juan MacLean on tour.


    Check Out:
    “The More That I Do”

    The Field/Juan MacLean 2009 Tour Dates:
    05/21 – Boston, MA @ Middle East
    05/22 – Philadelphia, PA @ Making Time
    05/23 – Washington, DC @ Black Cat
    05/25 – Atlanta, GA @ The Earl
    05/27 – Miami, FL @ Liv
    05/29 – Austin, TX @ Mohawk
    05/30 – Houston, TX @ Numbers
    05/31 – Lubbock, TX @ Cactus Courtyard
    06/03 – San Diego, CA @ Casbah
    06/04 – Pomona, CA @ Glass House
    06/05 – Los Angeles, CA @ Avalon
    06/06 – San Francisco, CA @ Mezzanine
    06/07 – Portland, OR @ Doug Fir
    06/08 – Seattle, WA @ Nectar
    06/09 – Vancouver, BC @ Richard on Richards
    06/11 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Urban Lounge
    06/12 – Denver, CO @ Beta
    06/13 – Aspen, CO @ Belly Up
    06/16 – Chicago, IL @ Double Door
    06/17 – Cleveland, OH @ Grog Shop
    06/18 – Toronto, ON @ Tattoo
    06/19 – Montreal, QC @ Les Saints

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