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Check out young Halifax post-rockers L.O.E. and their new single 1001

L.O.E.
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Young Halifax post-rockers L.O.E. have streamed their second single, 1001, which is released today through Hopeful Tragedy Records, and you can listen to the new song below.

The band's new song title evolved from the concept that the number 1001 has no beginning and no end and may continue and reoccur endlessly. It helped shape the premise that the song would begin and end on the same continuing bass and guitar line as if it could repeat itself forever much as life can feel like it does.

The speech samples in 1001 were taken from NASA mission control excerpts. The radio transmissions were left purposefully indistinct so as to invoke the mystery of exploration and allow anyone to apply their own meaning to the journey.

"The drums were a topic of heated debate and contention that led to a decision that a persistent and pulsing heartbeat throughout the entire track would give the sense of a real and tangible life, breathing energy into the listener," the band explain.

"[It gave us] the opportunity to explore the rise and fall in the dynamics of the music that are similar to the peaks and troughs of falling on hard times and finding the strength to overcome and persevere through any struggles someone may face."

L.O.E., an abbreviation of Last Of Eden, have previously supported ...And You Will Know Us By The Trail of Dead and Alex Henry Foster & The Long Shadows. The quartet released their self-titled debut EP in early 2020.

L.O.E.

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Jerry Ewing
Jerry Ewing

Writer and broadcaster Jerry Ewing is the Editor of Prog Magazine which he founded for Future Publishing in 2009. He grew up in Sydney and began his writing career in London for Metal Forces magazine in 1989. He has since written for Metal Hammer, Maxim, Vox, Stuff and Bizarre magazines, among others. He created and edited Classic Rock Magazine for Dennis Publishing in 1998 and is the author of a variety of books on both music and sport, including Wonderous Stories; A Journey Through The Landscape Of Progressive Rock, as well as sleevenotes for many major record labels. He lives in North London and happily indulges a passion for AC/DC, Chelsea Football Club and Sydney Roosters.