The consistently radical music site Daytrotter just released a treasure trove of songs from The Explorers Club, recorded on a recent tour. The session features future-classics like “Do You Love Me?” and “Don’t Forget The Sun” from the band’s Dead Oceans debut “Freedom Wind.” Listen to complete session HERE.
Daytrotter had these quite lovely things to say about the upstanding young men of The Explorers Club: “The harmonious bursts and flares are endearing and it’s the sort of old, reminiscent sound of long-gone simplicity (by way of congruent complexity and texture) that would and will always demand attention and have the power of transportation, back to an olden love experience or a special someone from those carefree younger days, as they’re always wont to be remembered as. The songs on the band’s debut full-length are of the worn and hummable variety that believes that there is an idyllic status that love or potential love can attain if it’s just given over to the possibility – a belief in the sun and irascible tenacity of the prevailing winds of romance that Brian Wilson tied so many of his hopes and dreams to.”
The band is on the road once again in the name of “Freedom Wind,” hitting up some Midwestern sweet spots. Check out the tour dates HERE.