We are pleased to welcome San Antonio's, The Sunset Doctrine to Sunday Drive Records. Originally started 13 years ago, singer/songwriter Sean Lazaga began writing and recording songs in his bedroom as a solo project. Taking influences from artists like Owen, Copeland, I Can Make A Mess (Ace Enders) and The Wonder Years, Sean was able to create honest songs with beautiful, intricate melodies. Over the years, Sean stayed busy with The Sunset Doctrine, while writing music in a couple of bands and contributing to the local music scene.
The Sunset Doctrine has been a constant outlet for Sean to release music through, and recently SDR has been able to help with this via the Music For November compilations. It's been great to watch Sean grow as a songwriter, and we're excited to help release The Sunset Doctrine's upcoming debut EP later this fall.
Recording for the upcoming EP will begin just next month, and Sean is hoping to create something special—a 6 song EP w/ a full-band recording featuring string arrangements. Because of the larger scope, Sean has put together an Indiegogo campaign to help fund the costs for the recording. If you'd like to help with this, you can contribute to the campaign by tapping the button below. You'll be able to read more about The Sunset Doctrine's vision, watch an overview video and finally be introduced to some of the perks that will be given to contributors.
In the meantime, Sean has re-mastered some earlier home demos, titled Trailhead: A Recollection Of Early Home Demos. You can stream everywhere now, or listen below.
Anxious Arms Premiere Music Video for ‘Come Down On Me’ & Announce Spring Tour
Anxious Arms have released a new music video for their recent single, Come Down On Me premireing now on No Echo. The video is directed by Jake Kilgore and captured with a camcorder that makes the video feel very dark and intense. The band has also announced a west coast tour this spring—check below for tour dates.
5/10 — Redding, CA 5/11 — Eugene, OR 5/12 — Portland, OR 5/13 — Seattle, WA 5/14 — Spokane, WA 5/15 — Boise, ID 5/16 — Salt Lake City, UT 5/17 — St. George, UT 5/18 — San Diego, CA 5/19 — San Luis Obispo, CA 5/20 — Fresno, CA 5/21 — San Francisco, CA 5/22 — Cupertino, CA 5/23 — Stockton, CA 5/24 — Sacramento, CA
We are pleased to welcome Sacramento, CA indie/emo band Fake It to Sunday Drive Records. Originally formed in 2016 as a solo act for songwriter, Christian Burnett, the band released a two-track demo, S.S. Demos. Shortly after, Fake It became a full band and began playing many local California shows and then released their first EP, Gray Matters in 2017. Since then, Fake It has been actively touring with label mates, Anxious Arms, and have been continuously playing local Sacramento shows while writing and recording new music.
Fake It is expected to have a new music later this year, but in the meantime we're excited to reissue their amazing EP, Gray Matters on limited (50) cassette tapes. You can pre-order the cassette, stream the EP in full, and follow the band all below.
We are pleased to welcome Texas alternative/shoegaze band, Glare to Sunday Drive Records. Formed in 2015 in the Rio Grand Valley area, the band has consistently written music while playing local shows around the state. After a recent name change and sonic growth, the band released 2017's Into You, which gave listeners a peek in what is to come in the future. A year later, we are excited to help release just that—a new set of excellent songs that show the band's strength in writing dreamy and explosive music.
Void In Blue is set to release on August 31, 2018 and you can stream the first single, ‘Do Not Enter’ now. The EP is also being released on a limited (50) cassingle tape, and you can pre-order an exclusive color at the link below.