From the coastal shores of the mind, by way of the Midwest, comes High Tides, the hazy synth duo of Warren Kroll (Forrest, Dorosoto) and Steven Lutes (Mall Security, Kontyx). Launched in 2011 as an offshoot of their sleazy, acid-electro collaboration as The Red Falcon Projects, High Tides was born out of daydreams of the lavish shores of Southern California, sun-faded memories of yacht rock and a desire to craft their own signature spin on the sounds perfected by such heavyweights of the genre as of Boards Of Canada, Freescha and others.
Amongst their earliest advocates was Tobacco of Black Moth Super Rainbow, who encouraged the duo to further develop their sound. He commissioned multiple, well received remixes from the pair, as they continued to write original material. It was only fitting when High Tides would complete their debut release, it would initially find it’s way onto Tobacco’s own Rad Cult label for an LP run, followed by a CD edition on Portland’s Wil-Ru Records. Settle back, grab some Malibu rum and watch the sun retire over the ocean horizon, as the blissed out tunes of High Tides carry you away into an endless summer.
In the wake of the RAD CULT‘s recently released debut LP by High Tides, we are very pleased to announce that today we (in conjunction with RAD CULT) are releasing a special limited edition CD version of this excellent album by the guys who brought you The Red Falcon Projects, Dorosoto, Mall Security, Kontyx and […]Continue Reading