Brooklyn’s Diver By way of calls on the easiest of the Eighties and Nineteen Nineties for the rhythm of their new single, ‘To Demise’. We’re reminded of the persistent drumbeat of The Remedy, and the general sonic fashion of The Gin Blossoms. However whereas it’s acquired a retro flavour, it’s very a lot a recent track, with the potential to be a brand new basic.
‘To Demise’, from Diver By way of’s upcoming second album, ‘All Nighter’, set for launch subsequent month (how is it attainable September is mere weeks away??), for all my comparisons to bands of the 80s and 90s, actually has a timeless high quality, and sits fairly effectively alongside the output of their contemporaries, akin to Lumineers, or Kodaline. Produced by Alex Dezen, the brand new album shall be out on Subluna Information, and if ‘To Demise’ is something to go by, it’s one which I’m going to actually take pleasure in. It’s catchy, it’s slick, it’s simply downright fabulous.
Diver By way of is the brainchild of veteran songwriter, Michael Baynes, and it comes from a line in a poem written by considered one of his pals. The primary launch underneath that identify was the EP, ‘Scattered Days’. This was adopted by album no 1, ‘The Means We Had been’, launched in 2020. Whereas Diver By way of is Baynes’ child, and he performs each vocals and guitars, he’s additionally accompanied by Mike Rellah on bass, and Ken Nasta behind the drums.
Take a look at Diver By way of’s official web site, Instagram, and Spotify, to seek out out extra concerning the band and their music. You’ll be able to take heed to ‘To Demise’ beneath, and stream and obtain the only right here.