There is something I find immensely gratifying about being able to walk to a concert of choice straight from my workplace. Such was the case last summer when I got to see KEANE on a lunch break. Last night it was a new fave of mine: ARIZONA.
These guys are younger than I am, yet their sound recalls rock of the 70s-80s and the vocal style of depression-era jazz. As if that wasn't conflicting enough, their songs weave through multiple moods, tempos, and dynamics seemingly on a whim. The result is a sound that is all their own.
Check them out here.