Com Truise shares new track off Wave 1 EP

Com Truise shares new track "Subsonic" off Wave 1. The EP will be out 2/18 on Ghostly International. Com truise will be on tour starting 2/11 in Montreal.

Wave 1 is the first new transmission the world has received from New Jersey producer Seth Haley since his futuristic debut album Galactic Melt. That album cataloged the genesis and evolution of Haley’s alter ego Com Truise — the world’s first synthetic/robotic astronaut, as Haley described him — and this EP continues the character’s journey into the outer reaches of the musical multiverse. In the process, it also builds on Haley’s signature production style, one that’s rooted in classic sci-fi sounds and analogue textures but nevertheless manages to sound utterly contemporary.

The EP takes its name from the newly discovered galaxy to which the intrepid astronaut’s voyages take him, and there certainly seems to be a narrative structure to its sequencing. Opening track “Wasat” sets the scene, providing a brief, atmospheric prelude that quickly settles into an uptempo, hypercolor groove. “Mind” is an exercise in dramatic tension, its beats constantly threatening to explode into a full-fledged four-to-the-floor stomp, but never quite doing so. “Declination,” which features guest [vocals] from Joel Ford (Airbird, Ejecta, Ford & Lopatin), glides into your headphones like a starship slipping down out of hyperspace — it’s the EP’s most melodic moment, and perhaps the most straightforwardly melodic tune in the Com Truise oeuvre to date.

Haley described Galactic Melt as a “sort of film score…from the mind,” and Wave 1 works the same way, evoking the latest stage in the intergalactic journey of Com Truise — and leaving you wondering what corner of the cosmos he’ll visit next. Wave 1 EP is out February 18, 2014.

Tour Dates:

02.11.14 Montreal, QC @ Le Belmont
02.12.14 Toronto, ON @ Wrong Bar
02.13.14 Detroit, MI @ Magic Stick
02.14.14 Chicago, IL @ Lincoln Hall
02.15.14 Madison, WI @ The Sett
02.16.14 Minneapolis, MN @ 7th St Entry
02.18.14 St. Louis, MO @ Firebird
02.19.14 Kansas City, MO @ The Record Bar
02.20.14 Denver, CO @ Larimer Lounge
02.21.14 Salt Lake City, UT @ Urban Lounge
02.22.14 Boise, ID @ Neurolux
02.24.14 Vancouver, BC @ Fortune Sound Club
02.25.14 Seattle, WA @ Chop Suey
02.26.14 Portland, OR @ Rotture
02.27.14 San Francisco, CA @ Mezzanine
02.28.14 Los Angeles, CA @ Echoplex
03.01.14 San Diego, CA @ Casbah
03.02.14 Phoenix, AZ @ The Crescent Ballroom
03.04.14 Dallas, TX @ Club Dada
03.05.14 Austin, TX @ Red 7
03.06.14 Houston, TX @ Fitzgerald’s
03.07.14 New Orleans, LA @ Hi Ho Lounge
03.08.14 Atlanta, GA @ The Earl
03.09.14 Nashville, TN @ Exit In
03.10.14 Asheville, NC @ The Mill Room
03.12.14 Washington, DC @ DC9
03.13.14 Philadelphia, PA @ Boot & Saddle
03.14.14 Cambridge, MA @ Middle East Upstairs
03.15.14 New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom

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