Scarlotte Will power through a four-track video conglomerate pulled from their latest album Are We There Yet? – slipping from number to contrasting number as they reel out their refreshingly varied sound with kick-off verve.
Dizzy Khaki has a way of making even the most mundane interval visually attractive. The video is peppered in pauses, hurried guitar tuning, scattered jokes thrown between the band through studio windows.
Dials are adjusted, affirmations are thrown around. “That sounds cool,” someone asserts over a muted guitar progression.
“What Do You Want From Me” favours a wholesome, pysch-orientated approach – while “Ramona Has Fallen” builds from the ground up. Classic-esque piano paves the foundation before Tristan Green dos Santos lays the vocals down and an organic build swiftly propels the track into rollicking power moves.
They chat tempo over lunch, break out the metronome, graze on boerie – before diving into a rhythm-driven, vastly extended rendition of “Let There Be Me”. Driven by a percussive tour-de-force, it’s chiming and fresh as can be – pivoted off the kind of old-school road-trip tune which will never go out of style.
The credits roll in and they kick up some proper rock ’n roll dust with “All Hail The Ghost” – wrapping up their varied platter for your perusal, you’d be silly not to dive right in.