Posts Tagged Modern Rivals
Yaarrohs, “Further Thing” [Drake]
L.A.-based Yaarohs covers Drake’s “Further Thing” in perfect glorious, ethereal, yearning and moody fashion. Yaarrohs is a producer, singer, and songwriter who creates layered electronic pop music.
Modern Rivals, “Pins and Stitches”
acoustic version with an Asian vibe.
Recorded as part of the On the Mountain series curated by The Wild Honey Pie [with help from Bandsintown . Each episode is made up of 2-3 music videos, set to a backdrop of various snow-filled mountain activities. Other artists include: featuring music recorded live on set with Ra Ra Riot, Magic Man, The Orwells, Wilsen, Tei Shi.
Tigers Jaw, “Hum”
churning guitar, alternating boy-girl vocals. what’s not to like? Superb song. Video shows some cool lighting effects and the Scranton, Penn. indie duo playing guitar and keyboard in random spots.
June 17– Middle East Downstairs, Cambridge, Mass.
July 16– Met Cafe, Providence, RI
July 17– Port City Music Hall, Portland, ME
Charmer out June 3 [Run for Cover Records]
Marvelous Mark, “Bite Me”
Cool song–garage rock with sweeping 90s indie-rock influences. Slacker video.
7″ out now [Bad Actors]
Modern Rivals, “The Dead Leaves”
beautiful song. not quite sure what’s going on in the video. girl in a bathtub. tarot cars. girl flipping her hair around. girl in the woods. tarot cards. keyboards. singer. tarot cards.
Cemetery Dares out now [Modern Rivals Records]
Erick Lee [vocalist/guitarist]
Alex Schiff [keyboardist/vocalist]
Mickey Novak [guitarist]
Alex Raderman [drummer]
Patrick Smith [bassist]
from: Brooklyn via St. Louis
If you like The Shins, you’ll like Modern Rivals. The band has that same low-fi, mellow indie-rock approach and vibe. Sweet, charming, romantic melodies explode. harmonizing. 60s meets present-day technology in delightful ways with these blissful songs.
album: Cemetery Dares
label: Modern Rivals Records
purchase at: http://modernrivals.bandcamp.com/