Located just west of Sydney, the Blue Mountains is developing into a mini breeding ground for Australian bands in recent times (Cloud Control, Belles Will Ring, Fishing). You can now add the dreamy, lo-fi pop of Wheat Fields to that growing list. Formed as a two-piece in 2010, the group has grown to six members, and they released their first material in June this year.
Available on the band’s bandcamp, the 7″ includes the band’s first “single” (what is a single nowadays anyway) “ Heaven is a Place Where Nothing Ever Happens.” Wistful and delicate, the track is perfectly layered and textured, somewhere in between Beach House, Real Estate and Youth Lagoon.
The 7″ also includes a remix of the single, as well as another track, the slower “The Family Afloat.”