Teeth is the emphatic debut single by Brighton-based electronic pop four-piece Swoon, comprised of members Alice Guala, Ferg Griffin, Chris Lelliott and Adam Macaulay. The quartet have only been together a mere number of months yet exert a confidence and energy which draws on influences from Canadian artists such as Grimes and experimental hip hop group Death Grips, that could make them a force to be reckoned with in the near future. Listen here
The track, with lyrics detailing a menacing obsession with the shape and style of a person’s smile, mixes minimalist production with intense percussion and anxious rising synths to create a compelling composition with an airy swagger and tribal-like atmosphere. An ominous pulsating bass acts as the song’s backbone alongside dissonant lingering keyboard fills and miniscule moments of silence to provide a tense undertone, before culminating in an almighty rise in volume and cathartic release at its stunning climax.
Teeth will be released on will be released on 15th September via Spotify,SoundCloud, and as a free download on Bandcamp.