Dev Sherlock from Hype Machine asked me to DJ a brief set at their Bumbershoot tent. The prospect was a nerve-wracking one: I DJ weekly at KSVR, but broadcasting behind the curtain of radio is completely different than being in front of people. Still, I said yes and put together a playlist.
The Young Sinclairs are one of those prolific bands, always releasing new material. Featuring members of Eternal Summers, The Young Sinclairs actually pre-dates that band by almost half a decade. Rooted in their favorite artists from the 60s, I’ve always thought they held the folk-pop styling on par with The Byrds.
After only a few short months, The Young Sinclairs return with We Spoke Our Minds EP. Chiming in at four songs and just under 10 minutes, the new EP again references the band’s predilection toward 60s psychedelic pop and folk artists like The Byrds, and their love of adding in more modern roots like those… Continue reading The Young Sinclairs: We Spoke Our Minds EP [Album Review]
Purveyors of great indie pop music, Kindercore Records released Songs Of The Young Sinclairs by The Young Sinclairs this week. Channeling the 60s folk-pop sound of The Byrds and hinting of a slight Clientele influence, the band packs every song with vocal harmonies and dreamy orchestration. The album begins strong with “Darling” and “Engineer Man”… Continue reading The Young Sinclairs: Songs Of The Young Sinclairs [Album Review]