To sum up: You needn’t take our word for how easy it is to fall in love with the new Sisters of Your Sunshine Vapor album, “Spectra Spirit” – download the entire album for free here and find your own way to fill the hole in your brain.
But first, a little back-story: Coming up on just two short years ago, Sisters of Your Sunshine Vapor was the very first band interviewed for this little site about apes and amplifiers.
At the time, we enthused over the Detroit trio’s “loud, infectious, riff-driven psych rock, the kind that howls, feeds back, throws punches, and oozes from all corners.” Our enthusiasm has waned not at all in the intervening months (though we’re slightly more cautious with regard to accusing any band of “oozing,” from corners or anywhere else).
If nothing more, “Spectra Spirit” works for us as a crashing confirmation of the howling, heavy sound that first drew us to this infectious Vapor. But the album is something more – its ferocity more focused, its chakras more aligned, its slithering, sin-with-a-grin, serpentine-shake more singular, yet no less sinister. Sisters, we’ll be tripping in your skies and swimming in your “Spectra Spirit” for some time to come.
“Nothing discernible to the eye of the spirit is more brilliant or obscure than man; nothing is more formidable, complex, mysterious, and infinite. There is a prospect greater than the sea, and it is the sky; there is a prospect greater than the sky, and it is the human soul.” – Victor Hugo