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Whirr








Hometown: Oakland, CA (USA)

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WHIRR (formerly Whirl) generates suspenseful songs of soothing, razor sharp guitar textures backed by soft, cooling vocals. The band's supercharged spirit rejuvenates the '90s shoegaze sound, providing a widescreen update for the post–millennial era. WHIRR's wall of lush guitars, breathy vocals, dreamy synth and thunderous drumming propel listening ears into a near–cinematic realm where instantly catchy melodies and emotional, enveloping atmospheres hang perfectly in the balance. The group's celestial lean has been described as "if My Bloody Valentine decided to cooperate with Sonic Youth," and has drawn comparison to influential acts such as Slowdive, Lush, Ride and The Cocteau Twins.

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Whirr Sway

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Sway (2014)

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Whirr / Nothing Split [12-inch]

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Split [12-inch] (2014)

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Whirr Around [EP]

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Around [EP] (2013)

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