TVD Premiere: Minor Moon, “Weird How We Float”

Add to the roster of acts who are mainly one person, the Chicago band Minor Moon. It’s the project of Sam Cantor, a transplanted New Englander who puts a soulful flourish into his new song “Weird How We Float” which we’re delighted to premiere today.

With its atmospheric sound and deliberate beat, the track conjures up a feeling of dreaminess as well as a certain sense of unease. Unlike the single “So Composed” released last month, “Weird How We Float” is more immediately dark says Cantor, who describes the tune as “essentially a story about someone waking up from a nightmare, and then having the realization that their current moment in reality is actually the eye of the storm.”

What is this storm? It could be the collapse of the environment, but many may also interpret it as the political nightmare that occurred since the track was recorded. Literally or metaphorically though, “the water is rising.” But can we change this distressing situation, or are we destined to be swept up in it? “The chorus,” says Cantor, “is about the uncannily mundane feeling of how, even when we are immersed or complicit in the things we despise, at most we still ‘float’ along.” (Still, it comes with a strong guitar solo.)

Minor Moon also features a trio of other Chicago musicians—Nathan Bojko on drums, Michael Downing on bass, and Colin Drozdoff on keyboards. “Weird How We Float” is from the upcoming EP, “What Our Enemies Know,” due in stores January 20 on Ruination Records (a label name that furthers the sense of doom).

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