Vinyl Williams – ‘Riddles Of The Sphinx’

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Psych pop doesn’t come much more mesmerizing than ‘Riddles Of The Sphinx‘, the latest from Vinyl Williams. The Los Angeles-based solo artist (Lionel Williams), will release his new LP ‘Brunei’ on August 26 through Company Records (founded by Toro Y Moi’s Chaz Bundick). Vinyl Williams has also announced a run of shows this October with Temples. You can hear more from the album by searching around the super trippy Brunei website here!

 
Vinyl Williams – ‘Riddles Of The Sphinx’

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Vinyl Williams – 'Chroma Heart'

21-year old Lionel Williams aka Vinyl Williams releases his new EP ‘Ultimate World’ via Warmest Chord on April 9. Our first listen is ‘Chroma Heart’, a very lo-fi recording with buckets of reverb! I wouldn’t be surprised if this was captured on an old four track tape machine.

 

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Pre-order Vinyl Williams ‘Ultimate World’ EP here / Visit @ Bandcamp @ Tumblr @ Facebook.

Vinyl Williams – 'Higher Worlds'

If you’re anything like me, every time you sit and watch Stars Wars, you brace yourself for John Williams’ opening theme… that fist full of sound that stabs you in the face! I remember watching Episode 1 with my cousin who claimed it gave him ‘a Lucas boner’. Not my words…ahh, good times!

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Now I’ll attempt an awkward segue to introduce 21-year-old, Hollywood born musician Lionel Williams aka Vinyl Williams. He happens to be John Williams grandson. Bingo! That’s where the similarities end.  ‘Higher Worlds’ comes from Vinyl Williams’ ‘Lemniscate’ LP (available now), this tune starts off sounding like The Stone Roses but quickly morphs into a chorus you’d expect from noughties Radiohead. ‘Higher Worlds’ keeps expanding, getting bigger and more abstract. Check out the ‘Lemniscate’ LP if its your cup of tea.

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