Photo JENNA PUTNAM
As The Tablets continue to ready their second album for a 2018 release, the Brooklyn duo is also busy dropping a limited series of flex-discs on Mon Amie Records. The latest of which is streaming a few days early on this very page.
Here’s what Liz Godoy and Brenden Beu had to say about both sides of their synth-and-guitar-laced single, and if you’re one of the few people who still doesn’t own a turntable, there’s always this Friday’s iTunes edition and the back catalogue of Bandcamp embeds below….
“Narcissus.Lament.Echo” is sort of a defeatist anthem. You’re stuck in the same pattern all day, every day. You wish you could evolve, transcend, but you act otherwise. There’s a masochistic pleasure derived from doing what you do, and you love complaining about it. Every now and then there’s a bit of of hope, a tiny push of enlightenment. You realize some alternatives can be so much more terrifying, you will really try now, and you do, even if for a brief moment before going back to more of the usual.