Pottery’s pointed, jittery post-punk sounded mighty promising on “Hank Williams” and “Lady Solinas.” The first two singles from their forthcoming No. 1 EP introduced them as the rare band that can comfortably conjure Wire and the Rolling Stones on the same track.This week they’re back with a video for “The Craft,” another impressive song off the EP.
“Welcome all to the world of man/ Monkeys controlling robotic hands,” Austin Boylan yelps. “Tell them all we’ve lost our tails/ Evolving on our way without a trail.” It’s a real hip-swinger that delves into trancelike psychedelia at the end. Meanwhile, directors Bronwyn Ford and Max Taeuschel have provided a suitably playful introduction to the group.–> READ MORE VIA STEREOGUM!
No. 1 is out 5/10 on Partisan Records + Catch them on tour with Fontaines D.C. this fall!