Sunset Lines releases “Unresponsive” music video

With the help of SilverCat Sound Labs, groovy synth-pop band Sunset Lines released a flurry of videos last week to accompany a few tracks off their upcoming album, including one for “Smoke Signals” which premiered with The Bay Bridged last June. The most recent video, for the new track “Unresponsive,” dropped in tandem with an intimate but packed show in San Francisco. Filmed and recorded live at The Complex, the recording space is comfortably cluttered and evokes a home-like quality, serving to underscore the straightforward and familiar lyrics. During the chorus, Liz Brooks, the lead singer, sings plainly about an [...]

By |February 4, 2020|Tags: |

Premiere: Sunset Lines: “Smoke Signals”

Sunset Lines’s latest single starts with a bang, with lead singer Liz Brooks boldly announcing that she has “big plans to get fucked up.” “Smoke Signals” is a groovy, danceable track — the chilly synths are reminiscent of the robotic sterility of '80s pop, and are balanced by Brooks’s supremely human voice. Her voice is even and smooth throughout the song, but far from unremarkable. The refrain, a sultry rhetorical question repeated over a staccato synth line, is catchy enough to get even those on the goth end of the synth-pop spectrum moving. It’s easy to see how a track [...]

By |June 26, 2019|Tags: |
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