Tape Waves have officially premiered their new video for the track titled ‘Invisible Lines’. Shot like a memory of a vivid past long gone from another time, ‘Invisible Lines’ takes that light melody and beautifully retro buildup and transcends it into the present with an original feel. Giving that feeling of connection to someone on a spiritual level and knowing you are safe, secure, and loved without needing to say it, but wanting to say it. And musically that translates well with the song, and connects to the video. Like a marriage.
About ‘Invisible Lines’
Our video for the song “Invisible Lines” was shot in our hometown of Charleston, South Carolina on an iPhone. The footage is all from one afternoon we spent together doing some of our favorite things – getting vegan ice cream, riding bikes in the park, hanging out with our cats, sharing some of our favorite records, and eating vegan pizza on our porch.
“Invisible Lines” is the second song on our new album Bright, which will be released on June 4th on Emotional Response Records in the US and Fastcut Records in Japan. The release formats will be digital and colored 12″ vinyl. “Invisible Lines” is the first song we wrote for this album. The idea for the song came about a few years ago when we were listening to Teenage Fanclub’s album Here and I was inspired by the vocal melodies. It’s a love song about being connected to someone by an unseen energy or invisible line, like the red string theory. Ever since we met we’ve joked about being able to read each other’s minds.
About Tape Waves
Tape Waves are Kim and Jarod Weldin, a dream pop duo from Charleston, SC. They have released 3 full length albums on San Diego’s Bleeding Gold Records, which have garnered comparisons to Mazzy Star, Cocteau Twins and Best Coast. SPIN described the bands’ sound as “wistful, lens-blurred dream pop to soundtrack nostalgia daydreams and sleepy weekend afternoons.” Their two most recent albums were also released on 2670 records in Japan, where they toured in support of 2018’s Distant Light.
Their new album, Bright, combines the bands’ previously established sun-drenched pop with the fuzzed out indie rock influence of bands like My Bloody Valentine, Slowdive, and Teenage Fanclub. Bright was mixed and mastered by Kevin McMahon (Real Estate, Titus Andronicus, Widowspeak) at his studio, Marcata Recording, in Upstate New York, elevating the production and adding the sonic depth that the songs deserve.