Mutables’ Avant-Garde Alt/Rock – Death At Shore


Mutables is a new band out of Van Nuys in Los Angeles County, California. The group consists of lyricist/vocalist/producer Chancelor Williams, keyboardist/producer Matt Palacios and bassist/guitarist/producer Alex. The trio began writing and recording together two years ago. So far they have kept their creations close to the vest, until now.

“Death at Shore ” is the debut single from Mutables, released worldwide to all major streaming services on June 4, 2021. On the track, the band introduces a brand new avant-garde Alternative Rock sound that finds inspiration from across the spectrum of modern music. They count some of the legends of Alternative, Grunge and Metal as influences. The list includes; Pixies, Deftones, Black Sabbath, Nirvana and Led Zeppelin. Mutables are not rocking any power chords on “Death at Shore,” however we hear the experimental soul of their heroes in the song.

As the track opens, orchestral strings and an acoustic guitar share a riff. Soon a percussive lo-fi bass and drum groove enters the mix. Williams then delivers a stream of consciousness lyric about time, age, motivation and mental health. Lyrically the monolog brings to mind some of the beat-poetry-meets-punk writing of Kurt Cobain (Nirvana) or Black Francis (Pixies). However, his flow owes as much to Alt/Hip-hop as to Alt/Rock. The band packs a lot of nuance into a song that clocks in at less than two minutes. It is a cool and wildly creative sound. 

Check out “Death At Shore” below. You can also hear the song on the Deep Indie Dive playlist. Follow the links below to connect with the band. Get on their profiles and get in the loop on all of the current and future projects from this adventurous new group.

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