After 2015's 'Bird Sounds' EP, released by Geertruida and Faux Discx, TV Wonder spent some time on the road, including Scandinavia & UK tours and support shows for Viet Cong, DIIV and Protomartyr. Taking in influences along the way, the four-piece has been consistently working on new material.
'Glazed / Fixed Aesthetic' can be seen as a document of a band in transition: a progress report between their debut release and working on a more substantial release in the future.
While their trademark sound, a shrewd brand of discordant guitar pop in the spirit of Goo-era Sonic Youth, remains, you can also hear the introduction of a warmer, fuller resonance in this proposition of things to come.
The Amsterdam-based quartet has a penchant for inverted musical shapes. Jagged guitar-lines slice and shimmer, occasionally bursting into fuzz, all the while held down by sparse, shuffling grooves. The clearer melody lines and vocals on 'Glazed / Fixed Aesthetic' indicate a band that has grown and gained confidence in their craft.