Posted in music on January 27, 2014

by Doug Moore

Dust Moth (sans Matt Bayles)
Dust Moth

Dust Moth are a product of the same prolific nexus of Seattle musicians as Minus the Bear, These Arms Are Snakes, Undertow, and so forth -- both TAAS guitarist Ryan Frederiksen and ex-MTB keyboardist/Northwestern heavy music engineer of record Matt Bayles contribute their talents, while XVIII Eyes vocalist Irene Barber handles mic duty.

Though Dust Moth released a debut single last fall as part of a split with Aeges, the track we're premiering below is the first single from Dragon Mouth their debut standalone EP. Titled "Casual Friends," it's closer to Minus the Bear in approach than to any of the band's other past projects: slightly dissonant rock with big instrumental tones, long arcs of delay, and a personable pop vocal delivery.

Dragon Mouth will be released on March 25th via The Mylene Sheath. Stream "Casual Friends" along with their last single below...




Comments (7)

Matt Bayles hasn't been in Minus the Bear in years

Posted by Anonymous | January 27, 2014 12:27 PM

I used to date a girl who looked just like that. Great sex!

Posted by Anonymous | January 27, 2014 12:29 PM

Rad I miss TAAS.

Posted by Anonymous | January 27, 2014 1:06 PM

Dig it

Posted by Anonymous | January 27, 2014 2:04 PM

I like it. I will be buying this.

Posted by Matt Gavenda | January 27, 2014 7:29 PM

Blue Moon Super Reactor

Posted by Geyer | February 24, 2014 5:10 AM

Precisely. Many times B-Sides are never officially released by bands, so it's leaked material that people pirate online; in which case not everyone is into that or has the time for it. So an official release is nice because at least they're acknowledging it and willing to share it for those who haven't heard it.

Posted by Brisciano | November 3, 2014 1:06 PM

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