Dominant Legs are a band that I previously put on my ‘to write about’ list last summer, but somehow that never happened. Seeing a tumblr post today from Hype Machine reminded me of them, and I promptly went back and revisited their track Clawing Out At The Walls, my perfect hangover cure, taken from their EP Young at Love and Life.
This is classic delicate & nostalgic indie pop. With the boy / girl vocals, buzz band of the moment Cults may spring to mind as a comparison. But Ryan Lynch (who has an association with the band Girls) and Hannah Hunt have been at it much longer. Their early track Clawing Out At The Walls is featured below, but for something for a bit newer take a listen to their debut album Invitation, which is currently streaming over on Hypem here.
Cults stole my heart last summer with their perfectly blissed out tune Go Outside. There have been a couple of snippets from the band since then, and the latest is Abducted. The duo have this boy / girl 60s style pop down to a tee. I saw them live last summer in NYC, and their [...]
It seems pretty of the moment to have ‘and the’ as part of your band name. Female artists with a backing band are ten a penny these days, but I’m not complaining, there’s room for them all. Laura has been at this awhile, earning her stripes as part of NYC punk collective BTMI! before forming [...]
Its that time again – time for round-up-the-year-lists from bloggers. Our own has been several weeks in the making, but we have come up with a collaborative list for the year. In no particular order, here goes: