Herons!is a musical project consisting of rotating membership, with songwriter Ben Kritikos the only permanent fixture. They have released two full-length recordings:So Long!(2010) andSome Things Run Wild(2017). Herons make music in the spirit of DIY culture.
Some Things Run Wild(2017) is a record that aims to explore how people produce meaning in a world of violently competing ideologies and the desires that underpin them. Each song presents a different ‘narrator’ who articulates the underlying ambivalences of a world in permanent crisis. Eschewing the typical album format,Some Things Run Wildis available via download code embedded in a zine of texts and images that supplement and extend the content of the record