2018 Golden Brown
Based out of two cities, Montreal, QC and Ottawa, ON, Future States is a long distance affair, held together by the Greyhound bus and good old-fashioned friendship. Their songs straddle the line between pop and experimental; layers of weaving keys, woozy guitars, and sampled sounds all sustained by propulsive rhythms. On top of these dense textures sit pristine pop melodies and reverb-soaked harmonies.
Their latest single, Heaven, sees them experimenting with new sounds and refining their production. Recorded at The House of Miracles in Cambridge, ON with Andy Magoffin (Constantines, Shad, Jim Guthrie), the track is a study in patience. Built on a strong, constant rhythm and a simple repeated verse and chord progression, the song tumbles forward, always moving towards the next crescendo. B-Side, Bugaboo, channels the tight rhythms and vocal harmonies of late-70’s era Fleetwood Mac, a foundation augmented by bubbling synth flourishes and pitch shifted guitars.
released April 6, 2018
Music by Future States
Produced by Future States & Andy Magoffin
Engineered and mastered by Andy Magoffin at The House of Miracles
Artwork by Brodie Conley
This project is funded in part by FACTOR, the Government of Canada and Canada’s private radio broadcasters.
Ce projet est financé en partie par FACTOR, le gouvernement du Canada et les radiodiffuseurs privés du Canada.