Ben Rosett, drummer of Strawberry Girls and ex-Eternity Forever, recently announced another project aside from his solo work, by the name of Tajanae. This effort also includes members of TANG and Mookatite.
This project caught my attention as it is quite reminiscent of Eternity Forever, the defunct earlier band from Rosett that had a completely unique sound incorporating mathy hooks into a funky meter. While EF was gone too soon with only a 4-song EP to their name, Tajanae channels some of that groovy style with vocalist Haley Woodward.
My personal favorite off this release is “It’s A Curse,” showcasing this vocalist’s chops by her hitting both registers with ease and impact. The mixing of Half Moon is so tight that no one part sticks out too much; rather, each instrument can be absorbed individually. This is a must-listen for Eternity Forever diehards like myself, check out the album here!