Album "Like air, like water" (2022) from the group Dutch Steering Wheel
Melancholic and viscous the album “Like air, like water” (2022) evokes longing and sadness for bygone and carefree times. In this album, the band changed their sound somewhat, which fans noticed almost from first notes. Instead of the usual melody in style minimalism the album is characterized by a seven-piece orchestra. In the process of recording the disc, a variety of musical instrumentssuch as guitar, drums, violin, cello, saxophone and so on. This is real paradise for ears for those people who love the sound of real musical instruments, not electronics.
It should be noted that Dutch Steering Wheel is the first Russian-speaking group that has chosen to work in the genre slowcore. This genre appeared in the nineties and was not popular until a certain time. Members of the group explain the choice similar genre in that it is closest to them, it is able to convey those thoughts and feelings that the group wants to convey to their listeners. The slowcore genre is characterized by slow outstretched melodies and depressive lyrics. Listen The album's tracks and the music video can be seen below.
Fans and critics reacted positively for the band's new release. Critics, of course, noted the sound of a huge amount musical instruments, and listeners for the most part analyzed texts, because many associate them with own life. The band worked on the album for several coming years and was very happy to present this release to her fans.