Today, Guitar World has gotten together with Deaf Poets to premiere a new music video, “Change & Bloom.” It’s the title track from their new EP, which will be released June 15 via WaxRomantix Records. You can check it out below.
Deaf Poets is a Brooklyn-via-Miami Beach duo featuring Sean Wouters (guitar, vocals) and Nico E.P. (drums, backing vocals). With their distortion-soaked guitars and hard-hitting drums, their sound incorporates Seventies classic rock, Eighties punk and Nineties grunge. When these guys perform live, they create a wall of sound so massive that it’s hard to believe they’re only a two-piece.
“We really wanted a big sound with tons of mids in the guitar,” Wouters (lead vocals, guitar). “We tried to make it loud and ferocious so it feels live. We approached Change & Bloom the same way we did [2017’s] Lost in Magic City but with more experience. For tone, I experimented with a bunch of pedals and amps. I used a ’61 Fender Bassman through a 2×12 cab. For overdubs I used an old Fender Tweed Princeton; it still has the