CHIME SCHOOL – ” It’s True “

Posted: October 13, 2021 in MUSIC
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Chime School are sharing their new upbeat & jangly “It’s True” single/video. Chime School is due on 11/5 via Slumberland Records.

Chime School is the project of San Francisco musician Andy Pastalaniec. Endlessly charmed by 80s indie and its 60s forbearers (and any record with a 12-string guitar), Andy cut his teeth as a drummer with SLR labelmates Odd Hope in their early group Pink Films; later with shoegazers Cruel Summer, and currently with indie-pop outfit Seablite. But it wasn’t until he was gifted a cassette 4-track portastudio “almost as a dare,” that he came out from behind the kit to write and record his own material.

The aptly named Chime School pays homage to the formative jangle of The Byrds by way of early Primal Scream and The Springfields; the production and pop sensibility of the Biff Bang Pow and The Razorcuts; and the spirit of great singles labels like Creation, Postcard and Sarah.

From the dreamy album opener “Wait Your Turn” to the driving jangle of singles “Taking Time To Tell You” and “It’s True” we can see that we’re in the presence of a very talented writer indeed, someone with a lifetime’s worth of pop fandom just waiting to burst out in song.

Taken from Chime School’s self-titled debut album, out November 5th on Slumberland Records.

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