Thumping bass lines and trouncing, heavy drums often are direct links to dub, and they are here, but Dag för Dag keeps things interesting thanks to a massive penchant for garage rock. Yes, they mesh the two for a sound entirely intoxicating. “I Am The Assassin” capitalizes on this unique blend, creating something both haunting and mesmerizing.
Dag för Dag, which is Swedish for “day by day”, is an American/Swedish brother-sister duo Sarah Parthemore Snavely and Jacob Donald Snavely, and this video for “I Am The Assassin” was created by Ted Malmros of Shout Out Louds. It’s a blend of photography, kaleidoscopic imagery and overlapping video, and it totally fits the band’s superb style of music. One of my favorites of the year so far!
“I Am The Assassin” is off Dag för Dag’s debut full-length Boo, out soon on Ceremony Recordings.
Download: “I Am The Assassin” by Dag för Dag
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