Currently Listening To: Pinegrove

I love a great (and short bio), sometimes enough to know that I shouldn’t even condense it for you.

On the occasion of the cicadas’ return we can’t help but think back to the first Pinegrove rehearsal: Zack and Evan, shirtless, 7 years old and playing double drums in a Montclair, NJ basement. 17 years and two other shirtless musicians later the pulse of insects chanting still surrounds them. And though an entire cicada cycle has lapsed, they’ve stayed true to the original intent: Polyrhythmic and Heartfelt Cerebral-American Indie-Rock, repping Montclair as hard as possible.

Check out “Namesake“.