This Week On Homegrown: Paper Foxes, Dad?, The Brightside and Someone.Sober!

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Monday: Paper Foxes – Pop Confessions

 Paper Foxes are a rock band from the shadows of Arizona’s underground music scene. Termed “death disco” by Phoenix New Times, the quintet have cultivated their sound from a mixture of post-punk and New Wave influences, leading one fan to describe them as “a missing link between New Order and The Strokes.” Their cult following has propelled them to appearances with Hunny, Poptone, Dreamers, The Chamanas and many more acclaimed touring acts, while their EPs “Devil on My Shoulder” and “Strawberry Lashes” have garnered frequent radio play and the keen interest of the regional press. Comprised of CJ Jacobson (vocals/guitar), Uche Ujania (vocals/bass), Patro Gaston (synths/vocals), Jahlani Ujania (drums), and Oliver Lemke (guitar/vocals), Paper Foxes are currently preparing their first LP “Pop Confessions” with the help of legendary producer Bob Hoag. Catch Paper Foxes at their vinyl release party at The Rebel Lounge Saturday, July 27th. Preview their new song “Pop Confessions” below then give em a follow on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. If you like what you hear, vote for them to get a replay at the bottom of the page. 

 

Tuesday: Dad? – Running With Crutches

Dad? is a band based out of Tempe, Arizona formed in late 2017. The group consists of five members, Tayler (vocals), Zackary (guitar), Alexi (keys), Kaile (bass), and Andrew (drums). These beleaguered individuals came together in an effort to locate their estranged fathers through the power of pop music you can badly dance to. Their sound varies from Electronic to Indie Alternative and has many influencers ranging from Paramore to Metronomy. Dad’s music can be heard on Apple Music and Spotify as well as local stages all over Arizona. You can catch Dad? opening up for Twin XL at Pub Rock Live, Thursday August 1st. Preview their song “Running With Crutches” below, if you love it, vote to hear it again for Song of the Week at the bottom of the page. 

 

Wednesday: The Brightside – Chances

The Brightside is a Phoenix-based Pop Rock band formed in 2017 and comprised of brothers Jacob and Jesse Moran, Rory Turtoro and Nicolas Luthi. Having drawn influences from Bad Suns, 5 Seconds of Summer and Hippo Campus. Their sound has graced them with opening for acts such as Nickelodeon star Drake Bell, Sum41, The Wrecks and many more. You can catch The Brightside opening up for Twin XL at Pub Rock Live, Thursday August 1st. Preview their song “Chances” below, if you love it, vote to hear it again for Song of the Week at the bottom of the page. 

 

Thursday: Someone.Sober – Prettyface, Awkwardsmile 

Someone.Sober was born in the wave of Tempe house shows and continues to reach out across the Phoenix Metropolitan area. In a scene fueled by pop-punk, indie/shoegaze, hip-hop and various experimental sounds, the four-piece deliver intricate layers of sound and a strong visual aesthetic that acknowledge who they are and where they come from, yet scream for something more.
Taking cues from The 1975, blink-182, Talking Heads and The Cure. Someone.Sober blends alternative rock styles with a focus on great tone and your favorite pop melodies. Playing with bands such as Glacier Veins, Sundressed, Rio Wiley, Mojave Nomads, and Baseline, Someone.Sober goes after every show with their relentless stage presence and a dynamic set.
Find them on various streaming platforms with their debut single, “Someone.Sober” and their sophomore single, “Prettyface, Awkwardsmile” set to release on July 26th. Alex Polimeni (vocals/guitar), Macy Santa Maria (guitar), Anson Knopp (bass), and Craig Stauffer (drums). Check out their song “Prettyface, Awkwardsmile” below, if you love it, vote to hear it again for Song of the Week at the bottom of the page. 

 

Song of the Week: 

The Brightside – Chance

 

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