PREMIERE: Slim Wray's "The Way I Get By" Off 'Post No Bills'
Garage surf-rock trio Slim Wray's forthcoming EP, Post No Bills, out July 14, proliferates that 1960s beach babe sound. Recorded in Bunker Studios in South Williamsburg, Brooklyn, Post No Bills is the gritty, cymbal-heavy, blues infused answer to Brain Wilson's surf pop.
Slim Wray was founded by collaborators Ryan Houser (vocals/guitar) and Chris Moran (drums/vocals) in 2012, later joined by Brian Lawlor on bass releasing debut album Sack Lunch a year later. Naturally, their influences The Kinks, MC5 and the Stones can be heard clashing with fuzzed out guitar riffs on recent single release "There Ain't No Right."
Seems they'd like to someday embark on the Silicon Valley trend with Chikknn, a fried chicken joint locator app. Nice boys they are, they'd even let you to connect with your buddies through the poultry-infused technology.
Until it, hopefully, launches in Beta, we have a new single to nibble on: "The Way I Get By." A delightful little ditty indeed, featuring psychedelic surf guitar riffs and a bumbling bass line. Take a listen below to the exclusive Music Times track premiere. To wit, their CD release party is this Thursday, June 9 at 8PM at Rockwood Music Hall Stage 2 joined by rockabilly outfit The Bothers.