“A ship in harbor is safe, but that’s not what ships are built for” the saying goes. But suppose the proverbial harbor is Los Angeles — a place not particularly known for being the origin of adventures. From the Spanish Conquistadors to the countless starry-eyed nobodies hoping to make it big, LA is usually the destination.
So it’s no wonder the Allah Las became fascinated with both the carefree spirit and glitter-in-the-gutter lifestyle of their hometown. After three records mining its lore and lure (from the desert to the sea) they have become global ambassadors of not just a place but a location.
Having taken their compact California on the road across the world (making stops in North, Central, and South America, Europe, South Africa, Australia, Russia, East Asia and beyond), they couldn’t help but peek through the other end of the telescope.
On their fourth LP, drummer Matt Correia, bassist Spencer Dunham, and guitarists Miles Michaud and Pedrum Siadatian turn their collective gaze outward and toward the horizon. Simply titled LAHS (a reference to a common misspelling of the band’s name), their forthcoming release on Mexican Summer finds the band turning in their most cohesive and ambitious work yet.
A1 Holding Pattern
A2 Keeping Dry
A3 In The Air
A4 Prazer Em Te Conhecer
A5 Roco Ono
B1 Royal Blues
B3 Light Yearly
B4 Polar Onion
B5 On Our Way
Label: Mexican Summer – Mex260
Format: Vinyl, LP, Album, Stereo, Orange
Country: USA & Europe
Released: 11 Oct 2019
Style: Garage Rock, Indie Rock, Psychedelic Rock