Thank you NPR for doing the honourable thing and streaming Waxahatchee’s debut LP Ivy Tripp (though it may be more easily found through The 405). We have all been waiting so patiently and lovingly, we deserved this little taste before its April 7th release via Witchita Records. You can bet your bottom dollar this is the only things to be on the Far Out Sound system for the next few hours.
“My life has changed a lot in the last two years, and it’s been hard for me to process my feelings other than by writing songs,” says Katie Crutchfield AKA Waxahatchee. “I think a running theme [of the album] is steadying yourself on shaky ground and reminding yourself that you have control in situations that seem overwhelming, or just being cognizant in moments of deep confusion or sadness, and learning to really feel emotions and to grow from that…”
Wrap your ears around this album before it drops from conscience to the very darkness of ‘offline’. That is until its release date.