Sunbathers was started by Sean Lynott and Tim Boate, who met while attending the University of Maryland, and began performing as an acoustic duo before embarking on more of an easeful, sun-soaked indietronica sound.
Listen to ‘Intimacy’, the first track from their new, self-entitled EP.
Sounds like: Fenech Soler, Great Good Fine Ok, Young Kato, Strange Talk, Shura, Ben Howard, City & Colour, Justin Bieber
Australian electro duo Strange Talk releases ‘Painted in Gold’ featuring singer/songwriter Bertie Blackman.
The track is about the band’s pursuit of their music dream, as told by Bertie Blackman’s lush vocals which effortlessly rocket the track sky-high to another galaxy, but we get the impression Strange Talk feel they are not quite there yet, as the weighty bass in the track attempts to keep the duo firmly on safe ground.
Upcoming US Tour Dates:
10/13 – Doug Fir – Portland, OR
10/16 – Rickshaw Stop – San Francisco, CA
10/17 – The Roxy – Los Angeles, CA
10/20 – Soda Bar – San Diego, CA
10/21 – Last Exit – Phoenix, AZ
10/22 – Lowbrow Palace – El Paso, TX
10/24 – Limelight – San Antonio, TX
10/27 – 529 Club – Atlanta, GA
10/28 – U Street Music Hall – Washington D.C.
10/29 – Brighton Music Hall – Boston, MA
10/30 – Le Poisson Rouge – NYC
10/31 – World Café – Philadelphia, PA
11/01 – The Westcott Theater – Syracuse, NY
11/02 – Flour City Station – Rochester, NY
11/03 – The Waiting Room – Buffalo, NY
11/04 – BAR – New Haven, CT
11/05 – Belmont – Montreal
11/06 – The Drake Hotel – Toronto
11/07 – Lincoln Hall – Chicago, IL
11/08 – The Rave – Madison, WI
11/09 – 7th Street Entry – Minneapolis, MN
11/10 – The Riot Room – Kansas City, KS
11/11 – Lost Lake Lounge – Denver, CO
Sounds like: ASTR, IYES, Raeko, Great Good Fine Ok, Daft Punk, Miami Horror, Penguin Prison, Flume, Pink Feathers
No longer a four-piece indie pop band, but an electronic duo, Strange Talk returns with new offering ‘When It Feels So Good’.
Describing themselves on their Soundcloud page;
“Strange Talk are the flourishing melodies heard behind rooftop conversations amongst strangers. They’re also moonlighting as the anthem to your club and festival night. That’s the kind of beguiling juxtaposition that the Melbourne duo, comprised of Stephen Docker and Gerard Sidhu bring to your summer soundtrack.”
‘When It Feels So Good’, is a combination of off key backing beats, typically found in French disco, and catchy Aussie indietronica.
It’s taken from their forthcoming EP ,which is due later this fall via Wind-up Records.
Sounds like: Great Good Fine Ok, Daft Punk, Miami Horror, Penguin Prison, Flume
Brooklyn’s own post punk band, Mainland, have released new single, ‘Outcast’.
We had a chat with them about all things music!
How and why did you start making music?
We as a band started making music because we love bringing people together, and having an avenue to channel our everyday life experiences.
Describe your sound in three words.
Nostalgic. Dark. Naked.
Where do you cite your musical influences from?
For our new record we drew influences from the likes of Depeche mode, the Cure, and The Cars, etc.
We love new music at Indietronica. What new music are you listening to?
Here’s a few albums we keep in rotation while on tour:
Black Messiah by D’angelo.
Just Enough Hip to be Woman by Broncho.
Alone with a friend by Talk in Tongues.
We are excited to hear debut records from our friends, Dreamers and Highly Suspect.
What are your plans for the future?
We’re currently working on a music video for our new single ‘Outcast’. In addition we’re developing new ways to interact with audiences in major cities by implementing curious and artful propaganda. Stay tuned…
We can’t wait!
The new album will be out early 2016 on 300 Entertainment. For now you can purchase ‘Outcast’ on iTunes.
Sounds like: Alkaline Trio, The Colourist, Atlas Genius, X Ambassadors, Strange Talk, Catfish & the Bottlemen, The Cure, New Order, Brandon Flowers