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New Tempalay: “Doushiyou”

Gotta switch to a tab not playing the video for this one. Tempalay’s brand of Mac DeMarco-indebted goofballery is hit or miss, but in the past it at least matched up with the general vibe of the music (shambling, silly, one more drink away from waking up next to Hachiko). With “Doushiyou,” the accompanying video doesn’t really do justice to the song, which actually finds the band nailing something they’ve been trying — and generally just missing — for a while now. “Doushiyou” is off-balance and tripped-out, the guitars and vocals all feeling like they are just a second behind one another. It’s unease done well, and it sounds like the group hitting something they’ve always eyed. Listen above.