Exploding In Sound Records
Ovlov – Buds [RANDOM COLOR VINYL] - New LP
Regular price $ 28.00
- Title: Buds (INDIE EXCLUSIVE, RANDOM COLORED VINYL)
- Genre: Alternative
- Label: Exploding In Sound Records
"Over the course of twelve years, a litany of splits and EPs, two beloved full lengths, and even a couple break-ups, Northeastern fuzz-rock heroes Ovlov have earned a loyal cult following - all while staunchly following their own path at every turn. Now, the band has returned with their third full length, Buds, an album three years in the making that find the band deftly maintaining their endearingly steadfast identity while also reckoning with the inevitability of change. Made up of brothers along with their childhood friend, Ovlov's musical DNA is rooted in the kind of familiarity that can only come from real friends playing together. It's largely that chemistry that steers the band's approach: if it doesn't feel right for everyone, don't do it. Their inclinations paid off with both of their full length albums, AM and Tru, both release impossible to keep on the shelves and constantly going out of stock upon repressing. Ovlov manage to gain more followers with every passing day, just by making albums that people relate to. Buds maintains Ovlov's undeniable gift for buoyant melodies but with a more world weary approach. The album finds the band turning to their music to make sense of life, relationships, what's worth holding on to and what needs to be left behind - all housed within the band's signature cacophony of Big Muff pedals and infectious hooks. The album finds the band stretching out in new directions, taking different approaches to their songwriting and welcoming guest vocals from Jordyn Blakely (Smile Machine, Stove), Alex Gehring (Ringo Deathstarr), and Erin McGrath (Dig Nitty). Buds isn't just worth the wait, it's proof that, while there may be a lot of bands, there is only one Ovlov."