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Sunday, August 5, 2012
"Horizon Lines, Volume and Infinity" by Defiance, Ohio.

Defiance, Ohio - “Horizon Lines, Volume and Infinity”

Midwest folk punk mainstays Defiance, Ohio dropped their first new music since 2010’s Midwestern Minutes this week, in the form of two new tracks on their bandcamp page. “Horizon Lines, Volume and Infinity” is the highlight of the two — a breezily chugging folk rock number that seems to take a very large influence from band member Theo Hilton’s other project Nana Grizol

Very little of their punk roots comes through on this track, but that’s probably for the better. Hilton’s songwriting contributions have always been on the gentler side of Defiance’s output, and this track is quickly standing out to me as one of his best yet. In both Defiance, Ohio and Nana Grizol, Hilton’s lyrics consistently manage to conjure up wonderful dream-like thoughts in my head. Even the title of this song alone makes me think of a beautiful, perfect summer day. The rest of the lyrics, along with the perfectly mixed acoustic and electric guitars, only serve to clarify that image.

"Horizon Lines…" and the other new song, "Bad Ideas," comprise the first pair of new tracks to be released in honor of Defiance, Ohio’s 10th anniversary as a band. The band will release two more pairs of songs (making for 6 new songs total) on the next two Fridays.

EDIT: This just reminded me that The Great Depression is one of my favorite albums ever. I’m going to listen to that now and get nostalgic for two years ago.

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Stream “Horizon Lines, Volume and Infinity” above, and download it at their bandcamp page. “Bad Ideas” is also available for download HERE.

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