About a month ago, I told you about Oakland’s Waterstrider, and shared with you a funky pop groove for you to jam to. Today, I’m throwing another track to you from this band, which will put this five piece on your map for sure. “Calliope” is the second single that the band has shared from their upcoming album, Nowhere Now, out April 6th, and this time we get to hear the lovely vocals of Brijean Murphy. This change, as well as the running undercurrent of jangly electric guitar gives the track a danceable vibe that will meet all your indie pop needs.
Waterstrider are a five piece from Oakland who first got their start back in 2011 and have evolved into the fully fleshed out sound that I have in this single for you below. “White Light” is a tight little number that features all the sorts of elements of a pop groove that you’re sure to love right away. It’s got eclectic percussion parts that remind me a little bit of Local Natives, and the falsetto vocals of Nate Salman really works well with the jangling guitars. Now this band is unsigned and supposedly working on their debut full length record to be released sometime this year, but until then enjoy this song for all its fun and rejoice because you’ve almost made it to Friday.