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Straight White Teeth

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*Charming Pet GIFs out in 2019*
A record chock full of wonder, Charming Pet GIFs, the debut LP from New Mexico-based Straight White Teeth is a vivid dreamscape of sound, peppered with spry synth lines and contemplative strings. Unassuming but not timid, the new LP delightfully dances around the nostalgia that exists on the fringes of memories of a simpler life. Guiding us throughout, is an intentional voice attempting to understand the complexities of life and love in the digital age.
An honest and atmospheric record, Charming Pet GIFs is a timely exploration into the dark aftereffects of a life lived constantly on the internet. A reactionary piece of art, the resignation and lamentation in McGuire’s voice is palpable; yet the record is flecked with splashes of hopeful optimism. Seemingly futile concerns about things such as climate change and online privacy are mitigated by the idea that genuine human love is enough to get us through the uncertainty that lies ahead. And with that, it’s easy to find comfort in this record; knowing that in the end, we all just want to be loved. McGuire explains, “This is a dark, pensive album hiding underneath deceptively buoyant songs. I hope it's something people can find solace in.”

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