Our very own front-end developer extraordinaire, Patrick Estabrook, is also the talented musician & synth enthusiast behind Basic Shapes, your new favorite 3-piece band from Brooklyn. They just premiered their debut music video for “Stand Still” over at Noisey, and one listen will have you agreeing: this song is definitely not about standing still.
"Brooklyn trio Basic Shapes understand the power of dancing like an idiot with your friends (hey, by yourself is OK too). Additionally this song manages to sound both minimal and lush, downtempo and uptempo.” - Kim Taylor Bennett, Noisey
Check out the video below (warning: slightly NSFW):
Basic Shapes is Patrick Estabrook, Brooke Morrison and Myles Hefferman. After years of putting bedroom-studio tracks and sketches on SoundCloud, Patrick recruited Brooke and Myles to help finish four new songs and assemble a live show. Engineered at Dr Wu’s Studio (Parquet Courts, Le1f), the resulting songs have the playful synth work of the bedroom tracks with the addition of Brooke’s airy, alluring vocals. The instrumentation for “Stand Still” features the sounds of the Moog Sub Phatty & Slim Phatty, the Prophet 08, a classic MPC1000 through a Moogerfooger MF-101, and for guitar, a Fender Strat through a Moog Minifooger MF Boost.
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