Monday, 9 January 2017

Arkivist - Seeing Stars




1.    Who are they?

Arkivist are an experimental indie pop band who fight out of Los Angeles, California, by way of Portland, Oregon. They got things started in 2016 and Seeing Stars (July 16) is their debut single.


2. What kind of tune is it? 

Genius. In main a hard rocking indie song that has familiar elements of pop and classic rock. As quirky as fuck, quietly catchy and unique.


3. Who do Arkivist sound like? 

Foals, Bear Hands and Bloc Party.


4. What have the press said about Seeing Stars?

“Straight up pop aesthetics with indie rock flavors” – Buffablog.

“An incredible blending of genres” – Oh MyGod So Good.

“Solid in all types of ways” – IX Daily.




5. Which bands have influenced Arkivist? 

Some of their current favorites are MEW, Wild Beasts, White Lies, Foals and Alt- J.


6. Why should I listen to Seeing Stars

The song makes more changes of direction than a tranny in a porn gangbang. 


7. What are Arktivist's best songs? 

Their second single is Burnout and it's another cracker.


8. Any more words?

Seeing Stars was produced by Math Bishop who has worked for Silversun Pickups, Two Door Cinema Club and Twin Atlantic

“I won’t let you down”





AIRWAYS are an indie rock band from Peterborough, England. They started making music in 2015. They sound like Arctic Monkeys and Jamie T. They are influenced by The Kooks, Kasabian and Arctic Monkeys, One Foot (July'16) is their second single and while it kicks off mellow and trippy once the guitars kick in it's a big ball bag stomper. 


“Am I the only one that’s not high?”





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