Bands I Think You Should Check Out!: July 2021

It’s almost the end of the month and that means its time to check out 5 new bands.

Foxlane

Foxlane

Foxlane is a Dutch indie rock band, formed around 2015 the band currently consists of vocalist/guitarist Guus Timmermans, guitarist Christiaan Végh, bassist Norman Samuels and drummer Joris van der Veeken.

The band’s discography currently consists of one Ep and a handful of singles.

On the side of touring, the band has shared the stage with artists like “Real Derek”, “Tape Toy” and “Exit Bloom”

What I like about their sound is the raw energy that is combined with a dreamy indie feel.  

Songs I recommend are “Birmingham”, “Up Right” and “Halley’s Comet”

lilac queen

lilac queen

lilac queen is an American post-hardcore band, formed in 2019 the band currently consists of vocalist/guitarist Lilly St. Germain, vocalist/guitarist Doug DeMars, guitarist Colin McGovern, bassist Billy Davis and drummer Jesse Porter.

The bands musical output currently consists of one EP and two singles.

In terms of live performances, the band has made their rounds and played shows with the likes of artists such as “Evan Kelley” “Dreamwell” and “Eleanor”  

What I like about their sound is the raw emotional energy and haunting instrumentals, in a we they remind me of “Six Impossible Things”  

Songs I recommend are “Cemetery Sounds”,  “Ouch” and “Fences”  

Jetlag jenny

Jetlag jenny

Jetlag Jenny is a pop punk/pop rock band from the Netherlands. Reformed somewhere around 2019, the band currently consists of vocalist Davic Roest, guitarist Jasper Boksebeld, bassist Reinier van Zwieten and drummer Timo Kalsbeek.

The band has released a total of four singles thus far, with their most recent release being the single “Killing Me”

In terms of live shows the band has had some growing pains because of the pandemic. With that being said the band has played a couple of shows here and there with acts such as “Rats and Daggers”, “Alan’s Breakfast” and “Ocean Breath”

What I like about their sound is their combination of with old-school pop punk/rock instrumentals with modern pop hooks and subject matter.

Songs I recommend are “Car Crash” “17” and “Killing Me”

Winona Avenue

inona Avenue

Winona Avenue is an American alternative rock and synth pop duo. Established around the beginning of 2019 the band currently consists of Daniel Deputy and David Deputy.

The band’s discography currently features one album, their 2021 self-titled.

In terms of live shows the band has played a handful of shows but also suffers from growing pains due to the pandemic.

What I like about their sound is how it reminds me of the neon era of pop punk/ pop with “Destine” and The Ready Set” being artist that come to mind.

Songs I recommend are “Move This Town” “Day of Our Lives” and “Future Me”

Lip Candy

Lip Candy

Lip Candy is an alterative rock/ pop rock band from the US, established somewhere around 2017 the band currently consists of vocalist Thomas Goetz, bassist, Philip Dion, and drummer, Alex Feuer.

The band musical output currently consists of around 7 singles, with their most recent release being “If You Stay Home”

In terms of live shows, the band has been around a little and played shows with artists such as “Green Gasoline”, “Paris Avenue” and “In Her Own Words”

What I like about their sound is their overall energy, sonically they remind me of a combination between 5SOS, Panic at the Disco and The Faim.  

Songs I recommend are “Wasted Night”, “I Want Candy” and “Bleed”

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