Mac Walker & The Milk Bar Present
BLACK CITY LIGHTS
BLACK CITY LIGHTS are Calum Robb and Julia Catherine Parr—a producer and vocalist duo from Wellington, New Zealand, who are quickly emerging as one of New Zealand's most talented young bands.
Since releasing their debut EP Parallels on Stars & Letters Records in March '12, they've already been awarded two highly sought-after government grants from NZ on Air, produced a stunning video for their song "Parallels" with The Masses production team (i.e Beach House, Passion Pit, and Bon Iver), and have opened for international touring bands like Grimes, Baths and Van She
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The mixture of indie rock songwriting, dreamy lyrics, and heavy elements of rock and pop rhythms has long been a staple in the alt-rock world, and Sunrunners delivers on all counts. A California-based quintet led by singer and primary songwriter Stephen Loase (Low-C), Sunrunners have largely managed to avoid the usual rock clichés, injecting a uniquely rock-influenced sound and laid back San Francisco style.
Running in the fog
“Influences reach back as far as 1991 trip-hop with its slow burning drum machine beat, the subtle synth pads and an overall restrained instrumentation, leaving the listener alone with Harper’s beautiful voice that’s almost entirely hidden behind a thick layer of mist.
Once again I’m splendidly gone and enchanted, having lost myself in the ethereal soundscapes of San Francisco-based Amanda Harper aka Running in the Fog.” - No Fear of Pop