We are pleased to welcome Sacramento, CA based emo/alternative-rock band, Weathering to Sunday Drive Records. Started in 2019 by members Elinor Carbone and Alex Acuna (Formerly of Anxious Arms), the two had much inspiration from 80’s dark-wave acts like The Cure and Depeche Mode + contemporaries Cloakroom and Nothing. The band was able to take these influences and carefully crafted their debut EP, I Come Down. Consisting of two singles, Weathering showcases two aspects of the band with a consistent theme of lingering.
Originally appearing on Sunday Drive’s compilation, Music For November Vol. 5 the title track, ‘I Come Down’ strongly displays the dark and heavy side of Weathering with haunting melodies and explosive sounds. Now accompanied by the new track, “New Air”, the band shifts to a more upbeat, new-wave sound—pulling in influences from The Cure to Pity Sex.
I Come Down is a powerful first-effort for the starting of a band. Weathering has much more to come and we’re excited to hear what the band has in-store.
The EP is streaming everywhere now, and physical copies will be available in the near future. For now, you can stream and follow the band below.
We are pleased to welcome Los Angeles, CA dream pop/emo band, Photographic Memory to Sunday Drive Records. Photographic Memory is the project of Los Angeles-based writer and producer Max Epstein. Max has released various singles, instrumentals, and mixtapes under the moniker since 2014, with sonic influences ranging from Red House Painters to (Sandy) Alex G.
Their EP,Everything Nicewas released in November of 2018, and Sunday Drive is proud to have the opportunity to re-release it on vinyl this winter. The release showcases five singles—including, “Bright Light” and “Care Too”—as well as an amazing cover of Death Cab’s ‘Brothers On A Hotel Bed’. Previously only released on Bandcamp and cassette, Everything Nice is now available to pre-order on limited 12" vinyl /100. The 12” record includes the original recordings of Everything Nice, along with bonus-tracks of recently released singles, “As Often As Possible Be Gentle And Kind”, “Care Too” and the demo track, “Wedding”.
Max is an amazing songwriter to keep an eye out on, and PM will have much more music to share soon. Stream the mixtape, watch the music video for ‘Care Too’ and pre-order the limited vinyl now, below.
We are pleased to welcome Tokyo's alternative-rock band, Hollow Suns to Sunday Drive Records. Having years of experience in the Tokyo DIY scene, and being surrounded by hundreds of rock bands in the city, Hollow Suns stands out with their punk & hardcore background. The band's roots shine through in their writing and they're able to create a unique alternative-rock sound.
Since the band's formation in 2014, they've self-released two EPs, Hollow Suns (2015) and Hollow Suns II (2017), as well as a split EP with Shizuoka's, And Protector. Alongside these releases, Hollow Suns has been able to support Japan tours from US bands like Samiam, The Movielife, Citizen, and The Story So Far.
Today, the band is releasing the new EP, Into The Water. The album is a new endeavor for the band—exploring the grunge soundscape, alongside the band's signature alternative sound. The EP is available to stream everywhere now, and you can pre-order the limited vinyl now, below.
Fake It announced their new EP, The Family Name recently, and you can now stream the first single from it titled, With Great Convictionexclusively on the SDR Bandcamp. Tap or click the album art above to listen now.
The full album is out everywhere on August 2, and you can now pre-order the CD below.
CD's will be packaged in a sealed, double pocket wallet and include a 14 page booklet featuring expanded artwork from Flesh & Bone Design and lyrics.
See updated tour dates, and watch the second promo video for the documentary below.
Fake It have announced their new EP, The Family Name. The upcoming album is a conceptual piece, following an unnamed family as they struggle with the effects of religious intolerance and repression of individuality. It features seven new tracks, and will be released everywhere August 2, 2019. The album is also being released on CD, and will be accompanied by a studio documentary and a booklet with expanded artwork by Flesh & Bone Design. Click the button below to be notified when pre-orders are live.
The band has also announced a summer tour in support of their new EP. See the tour dates, and watch a short promo video for the documentary below.