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Walleater – “Perfect Sin” (First Listen)

Walleater are the North Carolina-based independent label Tiny Engines’ first foreign signing. The band calls Leeds home but brandishes influences that span both continents, recalling forebears of shoegaze and grunge without sounding derivative. This summer, Tiny Engines will release Walleater’s first two EPs as a single compilation titled I/II. We’ve already heard all of I, […]

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Walleater – “Swallow You”

I grew up in the Northwest, so when I hear ’90s alt rock influences like the ones on Walleater’s “Swallow You” it always initially reminds me of the way grunge music permeated my formative years. Walleater hail from Leeds, though, and they draw more on Swervedriver’s shoegaze than Soundgarden’s foreboding, smoothing out the noisy guitar […]