“Black Waves” by Houses of Heaven

"Black Waves" by Houses of Heaven is Northern Transmissions' 'Song of the Day'.

Houses of Heaven is the San Francisco based three piece of Keven Tecon, Adam Beck, and Nick Ott. Remnant, their inceptive EP, is described a bleak, dub-influenced production, mixing elements of electronic music, Krautrock, and psychedelia, with nods to the the extreme sonic treatments of Adrian Sherwood. Produced by Monte Vallier (Wax Idols, Weekend), Remnant blends shifting textures of drum machines, live percussion, ambient guitar, vintage delays and custom engineered effects.

“Black Waves’” opens with hypnotic percussion, Beck’s abstract rhythm guitar, and stark, angular basslines from former Soft Moon bassist Justin Anastasi, who makes a guest appearance on the EP. “Almost Hidden” follows with an effected wash of guitar and pulsing electronic drums. “Remain” is a dense, reverb-laden drone of guitar and synth bass. The EP closes with “Subfloor”, featuring Ott’s heavy toms, Tecon’s evocative reversed vocals, and Beck’s seraphic guitar.

Houses Of Heaven Tour Dates:

04.01 Oakland, CA @ Golden Bull
04.23 Los Angeles, CA @ Echoplex (Part Time Punks) %
04.28 Sacramento, CA @ Starlight Lounge *
04.29 San Francisco, CA @ Thee Parkside ^
04.30 Santa Rosa, CA @ Orchard *

* w/ Chasms
% w/ Soft Metals
^ w/ Wreck & Reference, Chasms, Ashley Shadow