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A NYC folk-pop band to keep an ear on: Nature Cruise

A NYC folk-pop band to keep an ear on: Nature Cruise

We've all been there. Riding around in our sedans in high school, listening to indie darlings like Elliott Smith blast from the tape player (or was that just me?). But few of us communicate his kind of silky acoustic guitar work and stormy feelings into the problems of adulthood. Luckily for these high school friends, the members of Nature Cruise stuck together over the years, and their new EP 'the sleeper ship botany bay' brings a poetic urgency to otherwise softly pedaling folk textures. The three piece has a deep mystery to their catchy set. Perhaps that's why they seem a bit obsessed with the humpback whale, the most mysterious animal ever... Check out 'Choice' below (presented as a "demo" - we almost forgot what that word meant in the era of home recording) and get over to their bandcamp to get your own humpback whale tote. - Mike Levine (@Goldnuggets)

Published: July 18, 2013 |

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