I was introduced to yOya by a friend who is involved with Project Snowball, a music sharing community built on the premise of promoting great artists to friends. The duo is from Corvalis, Oregon but relocated to LA where the cities electronic music affected their folk music stylings to create a great mix that is reminiscent of bands like Of Monsters and Men and Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes.
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New wave stalwarts Devo have finally released their ode to Seamus Romney, who was famously tied to the roof of the Romney family car on one of their road trips in 1983. The band says they don’t have a full album in the works, but are not against posting songs as they are created.
Hooray For Earth snagged my ears with the release of True Loves last year. Now they are set to introduce some new music on Dovecote Records. The label will release “Never” b/w “Figure” August 21 as “twin singles” according to the label’s website. I think this song is great as it continues the band’s juxtaposition of lofty, pop vocals over lo-fi production. I’ll be lined up to pick this one up next week.
I can’t stop listening to this song! It’s Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros with out all the annoying jam band bs. That’s how I describe the album.
Is “Little Talks” this summer’s “Home”? Give it a listen below.