TRACK: Animal Eyes - "Mushroom Hunter"

TRACK: Animal Eyes – “Mushroom Hunter”

Portland’s Animal Eyes have a way of being consistent without falling into any discernible patterns. Over the many years they’ve been at the music game they’ve released everything from freaky folk to melancholy indie rock jams. On their latest single, “Mushroom Hunter,” the band employs some new psyched out tricks. That guitar synth [ed: thanks Dylan] part at 2:05 sounds like you’re snagging some coins in a bizzaro Super Mario Brothers. It’s unlike anything we’ve heard from the band yet and if it’s any sign of things to come, we’re all in for something weird. In a great way. I think. What I’m saying is, Where We Go, due out tentatively this fall, may end up being one of 2015’s best albums if the rest of it is on par with “Mushroom Hunter.”