“AMAMA” by Crumb

"AMAMA" by Crumb is Northern Transmissions Song of the Day. The title-track is off the band's forthcoming album, available May 17th
Crumb by Jacob Consenstein / @jacob.consenstein

Crumb announces AMAMA, their new album is due out on May 17th via Crumb Records. The NYC band includes singer and multi-instrumentalist Lila Ramani, keyboardist, and saxophonist Bri Aronow, bassist Jesse Brotter, and drummer Jonathan Gilad. Along with the album’s announcement, the band releases its title track, which serves as an upbeat and optimistic tribute to Ramani’s grandmother. 2023, saw Crumb release their single “Le Temple Volant” with Melody’s Echo Chamber,

Speaking about the album, lead single, and its video, Ramani shares:

“AMAMA is dedicated to my namesake, my grandmother, whose voice is sampled throughout the song. A video sent to me over WhatsApp of her singing originally inspired the melody and ethos of the song, from which I built its glitchy, warped foundation. It’s a love song! My partner and Crumb’s creative director [Abraham El Makawy] directed the video, which combines his family’s archival footage of the neighborhood we grew up in, home videos from the band, as well as drawings from 702 fans who helped us animate the last part of the video. The song is the title track and spiritual center of our new album.”

May 17th, 2024
Crumb Records

1. From Outside a Window Sill
2. Side By Side
3. The Bug
5. Genie
6. Crushxd
7. Nightly News
8. (Alone in) Brussels
9. Sleep Talk
10. Dust Bunny
11. Swarmed
12. XXX

Pre-order AMAMA by Crumb HERE


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