O.G. legal indie mp3 dissemination site Epitonic.com boarded its DNS gateways back in 2004. And now they’re back, relaunched after a successful Kickstarter campaign to solicit seed-money contributions, and with a publicity-grabbing MP3 premiere from O.G. legal indie procrastination band The Wrens. The NJ heroes have been teasing a Meadowlands followup for about as long as they’d been teasing The Meadowlands. Good things came to those who waited in that instance, of course, and the sound of “As I’ve Known” is the sound of history’s repeat: faded-in chiming guitar figure intro like “Hopeless,” heart-tugging harmonized vocal repetitions like “Happy,” basically an elementally strong Wrens song. Download “As I’ve Known,” it will either get you excited for a new Wrens album or agitated that one still isn’t here. Either way it’s good for you:
We’ll keep you posted on Wrens stuff — keep up with Epitonic, too.