Ernest Greene, aka Washed Out, is a graduate of the Chillwave class of 2010, and Within and Without is his first attempt to break out of that genre pigeonholing. As a purposeful reaction (or not) to that concern, Greene has expanded on his bedroom pop with a more full sound that more fully realizes the combination of new wave and shoegaze suggested on his previous ep. The result is a quintessential make out record for the 10's. The cover of the record pretty much encapsulates the feeling of listening to it.
Recommended If You Like:
Talk Talk, Baths, baths, The xx, soft skin, spirituality, and, um... sex.
Well, look at that cover!
dirtying up clean sheets.
sweet, edible gasoline.
Listen to When:
it's time to get down to business.
Vinyl the Cat says:
This record gets me in the mood! Don't worry – I'm fixed!
Washed Out - Amor Fati
Washed Out - Within and Without