The Native Sound News

OUT NOW: Surf Rock is Dead – We Have No Friends? EP; Streaming in Full at Billboard

Posted on October 6th, 2017

Surf Rock is Dead's new EP, 'We Have No Friends?' is officially out today! Billboard is streaming it in full – they say "whether it’s the glimmery guitar flourishes of shoegaze on “As If," the post-punk melancholy on “White Sea” or the surf-rock quirkiness in the melody for “Fitting The Mold,” Surf Rock is Dead shows a knack for finding a vibe and building a wall of sound around it with stray elements of various styles.”"

Pick up the 12" double-EP, or stream/ download at the links below!

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Surf Rock is Dead Premiere "White Salsa" at HUFFPOST

Posted on September 20th, 2017

HUFFPOST ran a great profile on Surf Rock is Dead on their early success, and the forthcoming 'We Have No Friends?' EP we'll be releasing on October 6th. Included in that profile was the premiere of the new single "White Salsa"!

"Their new single, White Salsa, off of their new EP We Have No Friends? is the prime example of why Surf Rock Is Dead should be on repeat in your every day playlist. It starts off with a dramatic guitar into while smooth bass lines and a great balance attack and depth on the drums. Not to mention the unforgettable chorus as they offer a wide range of dreamy “Oohs’” that resound along the lyrics."

Pre-order 'We Have No Friends?' now!

OUT NOW: Petite League – Rips One Into the Night; Streaming in Full at GoldFlakePaint

Posted on September 1st, 2017

Petite League's incredible new LP, 'Rips One Into the Night' is officially out today! GoldFlakePaint is streaming it in full – they call it a "record that never once pauses for breath, instead it explodes in to evening air, like a firework in the heat of the summer; dizzy, woozy, and untamed, like the best days of our life, the way we thought it would always be." Pick up the LP, or stream/ download at the links below!

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Neaux to Release 'Chain Up the Sun' LP; "Stuck Like A" Streaming at Clash

Posted on August 15th, 2017

Neaux have joined The Native Sound! We will be releasing their forthcoming 'Chain Up the Sun' LP on October 13th, on limited edition vinyl, as well as digitally. The first single "Stuck Like A..." is streaming now at Clash.

"... a crunching mixture of punk-edged songwriting, shoegaze tones, and flecks of electronica."

Pre-order 'Chain Up the Sun' now!

Petite League Premiere "Pocketknife" at Billboard; Tour Dates Announced

Posted on August 14th, 2017

Billboard ran a great profile on Petite League today on the roots of the band, and the forthcoming 'Rips One Into the Night' album we'll be releasing on September 1st. Included in that profile was the premiere of the new single "Pocketknife"!

"... a raw song reflecting on friendships tainted by personal demons featuring solely Gillis Cook, his guitar, and harmonies."

Pre-order 'Rips One Into the Night' now!

8/31 - New York, NY @ Alphaville (record release show with Aunt Sis and White Lighters)
9/29 - New York, NY @ TBD
9/30 - Syracuse, NY @ Space Camp
10/1 - Rochester, NY @ Small World
10/2 - Cleveland, OH @ TBD
10/4 - Chicago, IL @ Subterranean
10/5 - Milwaukee, WI @ TBD
10/6 - Madison, WI @ U. Wisconsin
10/8 - Brooklyn, NY @ Alphaville