Bay Area post-punk outfit Topographies will release their sophomore LP, “Interior Spring”, via Dark Entries on February 2, 2024. And the whole has a The Cure link as well, as you will see.
Formed in 2018 in San Francisco by Justin Oronos, Jeremie Ruest, and Gray Tolhurst, Topographies mix early coldwave with classic shoegaze. While the work of Tolhurst’s father – Laurence Tolhurst from The Cure – provides a clear influence, Topographies also has influences from such acts as Asylum Party or The Chameleons. The band debuted in 2018 with the 2-track single “Topographies”. A few more singles followed before the band released its debut album “Ideal Form” on December 4, 2020.
On “Interior Spring”, Topographies explore themes of guilt, inherited trauma, and recovery. The album holds 10 tracks of which you can already check the opening track “Night Sea”. You can check it below on Bandcamp.
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