A sharp four piece band from Olympia
, the Intima consists of brothers Andrew Neerman
s, vocals) and Alex Neerman
), Themba Lewis
), and Nora Henshaw-Danielson
). Their sound is a manic
mix of drone
, a glorious fusion of angry voices that rise in a beautiful melodic choir
. They are impeccably tight but to catch the rhythm of the guitar is nearly impossible. The violin rips out a throaty growl that seems to anticipate the arrival of a devilish Paganini
, but when it arrives, it is not the work of any of the band members but the singing of some fifth instrument that lives in the spaces between the four...
The group has at the time of this writing a single CD, No Lullaby For Sleep, released on the Zum label. There are several 7"s and numerous compilation appearances slated for the future including a 7" on Post-present Medium and an appearance on the next Yo Yo Records compilation.
Recommended to fans of My Bloody Valentine, Unwound, Sonic Youth, The Velvet Underground, Gang of Four, Red Monkey, Mogwai, Blonde Redhead, and This Heat.