The Skinny: Alternative post-rock band Waypoint has announced plans to release a new EP titled Creature of Habit on November 18th via Seattle based independent label Spartan Records. The band has also launched a pre-order for a limited edition 10” vinyl edition of the record today, which is available now. In conjunction with the announcement, Waypoint is currently streaming a brand new song “Translation” via SoundCloud – listen above.
Waypoint has returned with a groundbreaking EP, Creature of Habit, which explores the farthest reaches of their sound. Inspired by the noisemakers of the late 90’s and early 00’s (Deftones, Foo Fighters, Tool), musically, Moreira describes as “heavy, dark, pretty, atmospheric, noisy, dynamic, and above all…unique.” When asked about the sonic intentions of the record, the band simply stated that they “wanted each instrument, note, and word to speak.” In a single listen it is abundantly clear that this mission has been accomplished. Creature of Habit is a complete work. A single narrative unified on all fronts by an ear-crushing musical backbone.