Song of the Day: “Impulse Control” by VOWWS

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VOWWS (Photo by Eric Fain)

LA-based duo VOWWS reveal the official video for their latest single “Impulse Control.” The song arrives on the heels of a partially completed world tour with Poppy (including a stop at U Street Music Hall) during which time VOWWS wrote the menacing, angular DEFCON 1 anthem.

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Music Park: VOWWS @ 9:30 Club — 2/1/17

VOWWS 10 VOOWS perform at 9:30 Club on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017. (Photo by Mickey McCarter)

VOWWS may be a band dealing in dark synthpop, but the duo play with a light grace that makes them a quickly accessible and compelling watch.

Based in Los Angeles, VOWWS visited 9:30 Club in DC on Feb. 1 to open for England’s White Lies. (Read our Parklife DC review of White Lies at 9:30 Club.) Guitarist Matt and synthesist Rizz played eight tracks mostly from their debut full-length album The Great Sun, released in 2015 via Cleopatra Records.

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