Serving up an amplitude of calm and collective vibes meshed with an alluring, funky core, Los Angeles duo, Karmic — Laura Baruch and Kylee Katch — unveil their latest single “Wisdom Pie.” Taken to the realm of indie-funk by the help of synths and bass, Peter Kastner and Sam Murphy add the missing elements for an eclectic offering. Tangled in plucks of a playful guitar and warm bass lines, “Wisdom Pie” is a surreal notion of simply living life to the fullest by taking chances.
Beneath the track’s constant ear-pleasing fluidity, the duo implement a slice of their own insight by playing on the ideals of going with the flow, and a lesser known symbol that the paper crane represents in origami. Throughout Asia the crane portrays happiness and many have passed along the fable of “folding a thousand cranes” for one wish to be granted. Paired with the album artwork — noting the dice — Karmic leaves the act of creation in one’s hands.
“Wisdom Pie” slyly caresses these thoughts for a modern take heard on the track’s hook, “You gotta get high with your mother / she’ll give you a slice of that wisdom pie.” Baruch and Katch’s vocals sparkle as they interchangeably weave throughout the track’s duration. A lighthearted and youthful delivery mated with a potent rhythmic groove make for a highly addictive summer anthem.
Los Angeles, be sure to catch them at Echo Park Rising tonight!