Stream Triathalon Nothing Bothers Me (Stereogum Premiere)

Savannah, Georgia indie rockers Triathalon trace some aspects of ’90s indie and surf rock but seem more inclined to bask in the waves than ride them. Their impressive debut LP, Low-Tide, embodied this down to the name, and their follow-up builds upon their sound with brighter melodies and expert cohesion. The entirety of Nothing Bothers Me is washed in a thin layer of floaty reverb, but speckled here and there throughout its course are slight bursts of energy and surfy instrumental breaks. Previous single “Slip’n” takes on a new, seven-minute form, beginning with a long, hushed introductory section before thrusting into gear. The entire album satisfies somewhat as a musical tonic. Much like how the repetitive drone of the waves can be lulling and sweet, it gently urges you to recline, day-dream and shelve your bothers for a while. Listen to the whole thing below.

Triathalon’s November tour kicks off tonight:
11/10 Brooklyn, NY @ Baby’s All Right w/ What Moon Things
11/11 Boston, MA @ Out of The Blue Too
11/13 Washington, DC @ Songbyrd
11/15 Charlotte, NC @ The Odd Room
11/16 Charleston, SC @ Royal American
11/17 Athens, GA @ Caledonia Lounge
11/19 Milledgeville, GA @ Black Bird
11/20 Savannah, GA @ Hangfire

Nothing Bothers Me is out 11/13 on Broken Circles.

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