As beloved hard-thrashing NJ trio Screaming Females continue their gradual return following Marissa Paternoster’s recent health woes, the band is wasting no time in rounding back into form. With a rollicking comeback performance last week on The Chris Gethard Show under their belts, Screaming Females have shared their first new material of 2013 in single “Broken Arrow”. Devoid of the band’s hi-tempo snarl, “Poison Arrow” finds Screaming Females toying with melody as Paternoster turns in one of her more focused, subdued vocal performances.
Via Screaming Females’ blog:
“”Chalk Tape” is a home recording project that we undertook over the course of the last year. After the process of writing, preparing for, and recording Ugly, we wanted to take on a completely different project. The writing process for SF is totally organic. We get together and jam until something interesting happens. For Chalk Tape we decided to challenge ourselves by taking the complete opposite approach. For these songs, we started by creating a list of musical ideas which we wrote down on a chalk board in our practice space (aka Grandma’s basement). We attacked each of these ideas and quickly recorded them with absolutely no rewrites. I think the result is exciting and quite different from all our other output.”
Stream “Poison Arrow” before which is a part of the cassette-only release Chalk Tape available at this year’s Don Giovanni Records Showcase on Feb 9 at Music Hall of Williamsburg in Brooklyn, NY.