Crispin Wah are a five-piece music collective based in Atlanta, GA. They are the inventors and pioneers of a genre they’ve coined, Shredgaze; a style of music that incorporates shoegaze & psychedelia, combined with shred-guitar licks & ethereal loops. Hip-hop shines through as the founding DNA in their songs. The result is a truly unique, and quintessentially Atlanta experience.
EVERYTHINGISNOISE: LEMON PEPPER REVIEW
Mmmm, lemon pepper chicken wings. You know what else is yummy? This album. Crispin Wah (a pun on Chris Benoit) are an Atlanta band specializing in Shredgaze™. Aside from being the band’s independent label name, it seems to be a combination of jazz, experimental prog rock, and electronic.
HEAVY BLOG IS HEAVY: LEMON PEPPER REVIEW
Repetition is often seen as the antithesis to good music. People are so hung up on the concept of constantly moving forward that they often forget one important thing: music derives its meaning from repetition. Rhythm is, inherently, structure and structure demands consistency and repetition.
MAKING LISTENER-FRIENDLY MUSIC, FOR A CHANGE: A CONVERSATION WITH CRISPIN WAH
Trying to pin a label on Atlanta’s Crispin Wah is pretty futile. You can surmise their brand of instrumental rock as psychedelic, but even that is just a characterization of the temporal-fold-shift feeling that resonates from guitarist Monochrome Sweatsuit and Se’nam Palmer’s loops sounding like anything but guitars