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27 October 2016

Video Premiere: Fawns of Love || Girls.

Fawns of Love is the California based husband and wife duo Jenny and Joseph Andreotti. Although Fawns of Love is a brand new project (DOB: summer 2016), the two have been playing music together for well over a decade – and it shows. Their dreamy sound carries a naturalness and warmth with it that is rare indeed. 

“Girls” is a shimmery slice of dream pop perfection, merging a lo-fi aesthetic with excellent guitar work, glittering textures and angelic vocals. When fused with the gorgeous imagery in the new video, the result is quite spectacular. Considering this is what Fawns of Love is bringing to the table straight out of the gate (they’ve only released a total of two songs so far), we’re feeling very enthusiastic about their inevitably brilliant future.

Buy the Miranda/Girls cassette here.

19 October 2016

When The Sun Hits Interviews Wildhoney.

Baltimore-based Wildhoney is comprised of five members: Zach Inscho (drums), Joe Trainor (guitar), Nathan O'Dell (guitar), Alan Everhart (bass) and Lauren Shusterich (vox). Wildhoney released not one but two extremely significant records in 2015 – the Your Face Sideways 12” EP and their debut LP Sleep Through It. While the preceding EPs, Seventeen Forever and Wildhoney, are both excellent, Sleep Through It and Your Face Sideways showcase a band in full bloom. 

Wildhoney has a gift for nailing perfect pop gems with precision accuracy, offering a sound both concise and sonically complex. Lauren’s catchy vocal melodies sparkle amid the striking instrumental work provided by her bandmates while pop hooks and constructions shine out through sprays of translucent sonic vapor. Their songs capture a punk-tinged energy that effervesces wonderfully in live performance, a setting in which the band truly unleashes its squall. We are proud to present the following interview to you.

When The Sun Hits Interviews Wildhoney

How and when was the band formed?
The band was formed on a winter night in Baltimore. We imagined that we might feel better about life if we turned some of our negative experiences into pop songs.

Can you tell us what the band has been working on and what you've got forthcoming in the near future (any new releases, tour, etc.)?
We recently released a four way split 12" called Continental Drift on Slumberland Records in the US, and on Fortuna POP! in the UK. The other bands on it are Mercury Girls, The Spook School and Tigercats. It's humbling to have put music out on two labels who have released many of our favourite records and influenced us as artists.

We just finished a full US/CAN tour in support of Cymbals Eat Guitars with Field Mouse. We debuted a bunch of new songs from our next LP at the shows (the LP is an untitled work in progress as of now).

 Also, Lauren made a shirt with an alien giving you the finger.

New Single: The Mary Onettes || Juna.

The incomparable Swedish group The Mary Onettes have released a new single called "Juna," which is their first new music since the single "Ruins" was released in the spring of 2015. “Juna” is pop perfection, at which The Mary Onettes have always excelled, and we honestly cannot stop listening to this song. 

Buy it here and obsess with us.

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