Alabama Dissonance

by The Bowling Alley Sound

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LYRICS um, so, I found this thing that had this thing at different heights on the top height their were pyramids and the pyramids were on the top height so, i was thinking, hm, why don't I make a song about this? it's important to be kind because you don't know how other people you know, how they feel because you can feel happy, sad, different emotions kind of like tragedy, um, comedy you see, being kind is so important so, be kind to one another bye mike! the meaning of life is, being true and being yourself just, be yourself


This single follows their 2017 sophomore EP The Bowling Alley Sound, a record that got the band named a “Fresh Find” for the first half of 2017 by Spotify. The outlet For Us Not Them said, “They do not sound like the jukebox or any bad disc jockeys you’ve heard at your neighborhood bowling alley, that’s for sure. The recently released EP is a mind-trip that will get your brain moving into places it hasn’t visited in a while, but these are happy places.”

The band's inspiration for this song came from a cross-country road trip with friends.

"We were driving down an Alabama highway in the middle of the night," describes guitarist Mike Basil. "Truckers were speeding past us, rain was pouring, and the thunder was unbearably loud. The woods along the highway were aflame in the distance. This tense, otherworldly experience is reflected in the song's dissonant chords, loud feel changes, and cymbal crashes. In contrast, the youthful voice of my nephew adds peace and resolve to the track, leading it out of a confusing place."

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released November 17, 2017

The Bowling Alley Sound is:
Mike Basil - Guitar
Nick Looney - Drums
Isaac Rubins - Violin
Danny Molloy - Trumpet
Andrew Capuano - Bass

Album Art by Andrew Capuano
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All music written by The Bowling Alley Sound
Album produced by Mike Basil
Album recorded and mixed by Nick Looney
Album mastered by Kevin Carafa (

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The Bowling Alley Sound is a five piece post-rock band out of New Jersey.

The Bowling Alley Sound is:
Mike Basil - Guitar
Nick Looney - Drums
Isaac Rubins - Violin
Danny Molloy - Trumpet
Andrew Capuano - Bass
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