Show Archive and Live: The Singles on BFF.fm and at the Stork Club

Aside from my usual mixed bag of indie/rock goodies, this week┬áI had the pleasure of talking to Vince from The Singles – an LA band with Detroit roots. The Singles kicked off a 2014 tour at the Stork Club in Oakland last night in support of “Look How Fast a Heart Can Break” – their excellent new album that will leave any power pop devotee bouncing. Their music and the phone┬áinterview is about halfway through the show:

The show at the Stork Club was sparse in attendance, but The Singles easily won new fans with their high-energy set. Balancing guitar hooks and dynamic drumming with melodic, walking bass lines and harmonic vocal interplay, this three-piece is certain to catch your ear, whether live or on record. Their Detroit (pronounced Dee-troit) roots show through and fans of the garage and power pop of bands from the Mitten will definitely appreciate where The Singles are coming from.

The Singles live at The Stork Club in Oakland

The Singles live at The Stork Club in Oakland

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Show Archive: Record Store Day Preview & Light in the Attic Spotlight

Record Store Day is Saturday, April 19th! This show is a highly-opinionated guide to what bands to look out for, the oddest offerings, survival tips, and a talk with Jon from Light in the Attic records and owner of Luxury Products in Seattle highlighting their RSD and recent releases.