Discovered using the Self-Promotion Forum, this week's choice for the Spotlight is San Diego's Keyes. Boom. Want a shot at getting your band featured here? Sign up for an AP.net account and make a post in the self-promotion forum. Head over to the replies to read more about this week's pick.
San Diego features quite a few interesting things. Pedicabs. Nudists. And finally, the band Keyes.
By drawing likenesses to orchestral indie act Moving Mountains and post-hardcore experimentalists La Dispute, they effectively communicate that the "screamo" era is far from being tethered to the fence and left behind. Therefore/Without EP is their captivating debut, designed with cathartic instrumentals as a testament to their touchingly aggressive energy.