With the release of debut EP “short hair now”, Latvian band “whenever near” make a their mark on the local music scene. The album consists of six songs and is available at all major music streaming platforms.
The band is hailing from Riga, Latvia and consists of two members – Anneli Arro (vocals, keys) and Toms Taukulis (guitars, songwriting). Both have been involved in another project called “himnas”, which was nominated for “Austras balva” and “Zelta mikrofons”.
The EP “short hair now” combines post-emo guitar and drum sound influences, rhythmic yet downcast melodies within anthem-like verses. The record was self-released and it’s beginnings date back pre-pandemic.