Texas four piece El Lago certainly changed things up for the better on their latest EP, Pyramid. While the band began shedding their shoegaze beginnings, the biggest standout track of the six song release comes on the post punk infused tones of “Moths.” The song, illuminated with dark tones and a bass line that sticks with you, is a far cry from what you may expect from the band. The video however is just as intriguing, touching on lapses in personal space and observing one’s existence.
Almost like a nightmare, the video begins with two scientists watching singer Lauren Eddy sleeping. As she tries to go about her day she realizes she can’t leave her space. When we’re transported to the band performing live, she removes a glove only for these scientists to examine it further. This continues in a movie theater surrounded by members of the band. The song, bookmarked by these off-beat drums and wild nature sounds that get cut between a murky bass and a spacey guitar shows the depths at which the band has gone to offer a new sound.
The video can be viewed above or on YouTube. “Moths” can be streamed on all streaming sites. Pyramid can be purchased physically directly from the band’s Bandcamp page or in all digital outlets. El Lago is scheduled to tour beginning May 02 in Galveston, TX until May 30 in Denton, TX. Due to COVID-19, these dates are subject to rescheduling. Their complete live dates can be accessed here.
Image Credits: Photo by Daniel Jackson.