has been quite the fast-rising entity in the past few months, since the band released its debut full-length,North Hills
, back in October. And though the disc and band might be new, the sound isn't, explains Rick Mason in this week'sObserver
Taylor Goldsmith's contemplations of eternity may be a bit precocious for someone in his early 20s, but, then again, he and his similarly youthful bandmates in Dawes suggest they have old souls on their debut album, North Hills. Or at least souls whose vintage musical tastes place them specifically in the hills and canyons around Los Angeles in the late '60s. Continue reading...
That's hardly a bad thing, as songs like the above "Love Is All I Am" and the band's clearly KKXT-91.7 FM-approved "When My Time Comes" (if you haven't heard that song yet on KXT, you're not listening, friend) more than prove.
So many thanks then to Spune Productions for offering one DC9 reader (and a friend) to see this show for free. First person to shoot me an email right now with the word "My Time Comes!" in the subject line gets the free pair of tickets. It's that easy. Good luck!
Update: Well, that was fast. Contest is over. Congrats to our winner.