Coo & Howl - Wires Fly Wild
“This EP is some of the freshest and most creative music I’ve heard in a good while. I really like that they don’t focus on one genre in particular but just let the music go its way – and in doing so they created a very interesting and colorful piece of art led by the fun of making music itself.” – Review of Water Came and Cooled Us All, Common Folk Meadow
“Coo & Howl completely innovate whatever genre my feeble brain wants to box them into. A little bluesy (ah that guitar is sweet!), a bit folksy (especially the so soft vocals), totally experimental, Coo & Howl have captured my attention away from just about everything today.” – Review of Water Came and Cooled Us All, Love Shack Baby
Coo & Howl is a 5-piece band from Boston, where they’ve been recording and performing under the radar for well over a decade. Their first release for Mint 400 Records, Wires Fly Wild compiles songs written over that time, and offers a perfect entry point into the band’s ramshackle alt pop universe.
Bits of folk, blues, prog and electronica appear throughout, all supporting big melodies and obsessively layered textures. Up close, the songs are nuanced and carefully balanced, while from farther away they often sound like they could fly apart at any minute.