CMU Approved

Approved: Hibou

By | Published on Wednesday 5 June 2013


Once a small-time player in Californian band Craft Spells, Peter Michel (who’s still only in his late teens, for heaven’s sakes) is now striking a solo pose via his FatCat-signed Hibou alias.

Since his first EP, ‘Dunes’, is due 13 Jun, today’s as apt a day as any to take in a pair of its tracks, titled ‘Glow’ and ‘Sunder’, for a trial drive. They being so full of the circling, skittish riffs and sandy guitar drifts that also fill DIIV’s ‘Oshin’ to its brim, if you like DIIV, chances are you’ll like lil Hibou, too: