Queens based rockers Wives have really been impressing me with their new and upcoming album So Removed. I could probably even go so far as calling it one of my favorites of the year. If you are not a believer yet, I recommend you check out the band’s latest single off the new release called “Servants”. Yet again I am finding myself entranced by the band’s ability to effortlessly pull off an old school, alternative rock sound while still pumping in some freshness with slick beats and production. I like this band.
So Removed will be released on October 4th via City Slang.
With members of Dirty On Purpose, Sisters, TEEN, and Darlings, new band Drawing Boards from Queens obviously has a lot of fire power for a new band. One can hear the power from the super group with this new, loud single called “Poor Bentley”. The listener will be treated to some expertly produced drums, well timed vocals, and some clean guitar riffs. Check it out.
Drawing Boards will new LP The Message on June 7th via Gentle Reminder Records.
Queens based rock band WIVES sent out this new track called “The 20 Teens” yesterday and I had to get it out to you people today. The song is a straight up rock n roll song with just a little bit of quirkiness to bring in a sort of Wolf Parade, Spencer Krug vibe. As you have a listen and enjoy, consider checking out more of the band’s music on bandcamp and mark your calendar for the release of their new album So Removed on October 4th via City Slang.
My friends who run Greenway Records have really been killing it over the last year or so with a slew of great albums and singles. The label is continuing their solid release run with a new single and 7″ from Queens based artist Jane Church. This track, “Rocket to the Kremlin”, is a driving rock song with swirling guitars and a quirky, almost Lou Reed style delivery on the vocals. If you aren’t, you should really be paying attention to this label and their artists.
This track appears on a new 7″ out in June via Greenway Records with a full length coming in the fall.
Queens based Raccoon Fighter came on my radar a few years ago and since then I’ve been intrigued by their ability to craft a brand of psych rock with blues and garage rock overtones. Fans like me will be pleased to hear that the band has plans to release a new EP entitled Hover Craft on August 26th via Papercup Music. As always, the announcement comes with a new single and this one, “LVLR”, is sure to perk up your ear drums today. Once again the band has taken psych rock and added their own flair with hints of old school alternative rock and blues.