A fat baby is born in Germany: The Heavy Seed, the second album of Munich and Berlin-based three-piece Swan Valley Heights. Ranging from three-minute-long instrumental bangers with no other intention than smashing heads to massive psych journeys that almost reach the quarter-hour mark. From big, ugly dissonances to acoustic guitar-driven beach vibes. The track Teeth & Waves,
This eclectic piece of fuzz-rock found released their debut album back in 2016, which was praised as of biblical proportions by Heavy Planet and the perfect stoner rock / heavy psych album by More Fuzz. Swan Valley Heights quickly found their booth within the scene. Heavy, intriguing riffing and a semi-serious take on stoner rock’s clichés are fusing with a fascination for the psychedelic aesthetics and big spaces of the many branches the genre has to offer. Swan Valley Heights has been labeled progressive stoner, psychedelic fuzz-rock and space grunge, birthing music that is far away from simply riding standard patterns into oblivion.