“Please, please, please, give my work to some machine,” croons vocalist Andrew C. Marshall on “The Last Stand.”
Ain’t that the way it goes in the twenty-first century, and Westward has it all figured out on their new album The Empire of Deception. Released on October 14, 2017, Empire features ten tracks of so-called cowboy space rock that combine just the right amount of fuzz with crystal clear vocals and hooks.
One of the band’s favorite topics is the automation of humanity; these guys must read a lot of Philip K. Dick. Check out their video for “Force and Matter”:
The Utah trio is charming and energetic, but don’t let that fool you. Their music foresees a time when we’ll all be finding out our new pet toad is just a robot. Find more from Westward on Facebook, Youtube, and bandcamp.
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