Montréal based indie pop duo Down With Space are vocalist/guitarist Rob Helsten and drummer Steve Dumas – the partnership of an English speaker (Helsten) and a French speaker (Dumas) who have found an understanding through music when language can sometimes elude communication.
“Nostalgia Knows Best” is their bouncy new single about embracing the past and looking to the future. Things change, people come, people go, but in the end it’s not really that different; life goes on and it’s all good. We figure it out.
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As experienced audio engineers, it’s only natural that they have adopted a DIY ethos to keep their process in house while creating sounds that are equally balanced between synthesis and organic instruments. As a first for the band, this track has no guitars – it’s synth through and through.