Brooklyn-based band Russian Baths have shared their new video for the single Slenderman, which was animated by Sarah Ver Hoeve. Slenderman is lifted from Russian Baths’ debut EP, ‘Penance’. Watch the video via YouTube below.
The video comes in advance of Russian Baths’ upcoming official showcases at the New Colossus Festival in NYC and SXSW.
Intertwining feedback and harmony with equal significance, Russian Baths paint in searing strokes finding beauty in towering, looming, incendiary noise-rock. Comprised of Luke Koz (guitar, vox), Jess Rees (guitar, keys, vox) and joined by Evan Gill Smith (bass) and Jeff Widner (drums), the band has been honing their craft and chemistry since initially storming listeners with their split single, Ambulance / Ghost.
Earlier this year, Russian Baths released their debut EP, ‘Penance,’ signing to Brooklyn-based label Good Eye Records.
Incorporating dissonance into traditional song structures, ‘Penance”s aesthetic recalls Big Black’s caustic fits, ’70s space rock, Chapel Hill’s noise pop, Big Muff driven grunge, and the angular arrangements of British post-punk. The breadth of Russian Bath’s scope in sound is marked by the distance and cohesion between singles in the furious, driving Slenderman and the elegant thunderstorm that is Poolhouse.
Stay tuned for more from Russian Baths and be sure to follow them on their social outlets detailed below. ‘Penance’ is out now and is the fourth release from Good Eye Records.
02: What’s Your Basement
04: Black Cross