First Pompeya and now On-The-Go!? Russia is killing it this year and my ears couldn’t be happier. It starts with a heartbeat and then from the first second of delicate piano chords and vocals “In The Wind” commands your attention, reeling youÂ furtherÂ in with every addedÂ instrument. Even though there is something very melancholy in the music I can’t help but feel wide open and invigorated every time I hear it. It kinda reminds me of the last Foals albumÂ and that is a high compliment.
Hailing from the decaying Russian car industry city ofÂ Togliatti, On-The-Go somehow channel a lush equatorial energy that one doesn’t associate with Mother Russia. Take a look at theÂ gorgeousÂ video for “In The Wind” (below) and it may change your mental picture of Russia forever.
“The Whaler” expands their sound with a little moreÂ swaggerÂ and swing, bringing in a guitar line that melts my ears with every note. So nice. Anyway, On-The-Go have an EP called One SparkÂ and I will be going to get it now. I suggest you do the same.
https://www.theburningear.com/media/2011/07/On-The-Go-In-The-Wind.jpeg720720Brandonhttps://www.theburningear.com/media/2015/03/TBE-Header-Logo-2015-stack1.pngBrandon2011-07-29 20:30:022011-07-29 21:16:57[MP3] On-The-Go - "In The Wind" & "The Whaler"