The Airplanes is the brainchild of Joshua Vest, a pop fan in the old school sense of the term. He recently released The Airplanes’ debut self-titled EP which is available for free download on Soundcloud and Bandcamp and has been garnering support from all over the bloggosphere since the EP was released on 29 October.
It’s a dreamy 19 minutes of Beach Boys-influenced sunshine with a polished, if slightly DIY, feel to it – ideal for a bit of lazy weekend listening in dreary Northern Europe.
Vest has definitely found his feet as far as the overall sound is concerned and it could be very interesting to see what he comes up with next. Who knows, he could have one of his tracks on a major network TV show before you know it and I mean that in a good way.
You can expect another EP from Akansas-based songwriter sometime between now and next spring.