Sea Moya hails from Montreal via Germany and they have released the video for their new single “New Past.” The song tells the ancient tale of a man who reconnects with a former lover through the magic of time travel. This seems plausible and makes me feel that it will be the hotness when more people adapt their listening proclivities.
Upon first listen, the varied soundscapes produced by Sea Moya enchant as much as they confound. Leading us into a lysergic haze of electronic funk, the band combines twisted vocal harmonies with playful experimentation and kraut rhythms to the most thrilling effect. Filtering analogue instrumentation through tape saturation, modular systems and a vast array of effect pedals, this psychedelic beat outfit reshapes and cuts up their original ideas, thus producing a distinctive sound that remains human after all. Unlike the commercially driven pop music of now, their sound is inhabited by a strong DIY sense, which is reflected in their unique artworks and captivating videos. Moving their center of life from Germany to Canada in recent months, Sea Moya is currently preparing a 2018 release of their debut album. After a string of singles released to critical acclaim by the likes of The Guardian, Clash Magazine and BBC Radio, the future looks bright for these young luminaries.
Sea Moya was formed in summer 2014 in between shipping containers in a german harbor. We currently perform live with Tilman Ruetz (Drums), Elias Foerster (Bass) and David Schnitzler (Vocals) using a whole lot of synthesizers.