Courageous Child members have all been busy with their very own tasks of late, with frontman Keon Masters the newest one to exit on his personal. Debuting final week with the one “Really feel Nuthin’,” Masters appears proper at residence as a solo artist, with the brand new observe a stable, summer-y indie-pop stunner that’ll hit all the correct spots for anybody who’ve fallen for the songwriter’s Courageous Child efforts over the previous six or so years.
Premiered by Vents Journal, “Really feel Nuthin’” was a last-minute observe for Masters’ upcoming full-length, Many Thanks. “I did it begin to end in a day or two, and as soon as it was full I knew that I had an album underneath my belt,” he says. “It’s tacky, poppy, and really a lot my model of tune.”
Masters admits it took him months to seek out his stride in a writing course of following Courageous Child’s determination to take a while off as a band. “I had a extremely tough go at getting an thought to completion, that I’d usually defer to another person once I would hit that wall,” he says. “However someplace in mid ’18 I caught a wave and stored gliding till I had a group I felt represented this section.”
Creating Many Thanks was a chance for the artist to journey down wormholes he’d by no means ventured via earlier than, discovering strengths he by no means knew he had whereas being certain to name in favors from pals when a tune known as for it.
“I used to be making music alone, and I’m not a ‘multi-instrumentalist,’ so this album is stuffed with drum breaks and samples I’d dig up on the web, topped with sloppy-ass bass strains and guitar licks curated in my very own clumsy manner of enjoying,” he says.
The Excessive Divers’ Julius DeAngelous sat on drums for a a number of tracks, Steven Walker (Courageous Child, SUSTO) helped produce and organize the gathering, Matt Zutell (Coast Information, Human Sources) blended the album, and Christian Chidester (Courageous Child, Crab Claw) and his guitar work have been introduced in to put down the inspiration for a observe. “I needed him to have him as a canvas,” Masters says.
Y’all can look out for the discharge of Many Thanks this fall.