Spencer Krug’s latest collab is with Siinai and here’s the standout summer jam “Teary Eyes and Bloody Lips.” Scroll thru for some info courtesy Jagjaguwar.
“In April of 2012, Jagjaguwar will release the third major Moonface effort, entitled With Siinai: Heartbreaking Bravery. It was recorded in Finland, fall of 2011, after Krug had the idea to enlist the skills of some Scandinavian friends, who make up the Helsinki-based rock band, Siinai. They are as follows: Matti Ahopelto, Markus Joensuu, Risto Joensuu, and Saku Kamarainen. The album is a sort of “return to rock” for Krug; a new kind of experiment wherein he abandoned the stripped down instrumentation used on the two previous albums (marimbas, drum machines, and an electric organ, respective to the album titles themselves), and embraced the heavy, droning, prog-rock sound of Siinai, the five of them working together to turn the band’s instrumental jams into foundations for his vocals. The beginning stages of the album happened over the internet, with Krug still in Montreal. Then, upon his arrival in Helsinki, fine tuning of the songs began, to be realized completely at Petrax Studios, a recording facility disguised as a farm about an hour north of the city. It was produced, engineered, and mixed (in Berlin) by Jonas Verwijnen and Antti Joas, of Kaiku Studios.”