The New Brides

The New Brides

The New Brides

Wedding-crashers rejoice!

Their name may evoke pristine scenes of bouquet-landscapes and nuptial-chamber chastity, yet the songs produced by Wellington indie-rockers The New Brides contain the same essential rock ‘n’ roll swagger and teenage-angst as London’s The Clash and New York’s The Strokes. Whereas Wellington’s residents have become accustomed to the swirling sounds of the ambient shoegaze genre, The New Brides conjure a raw sonic energy that captures the capitals’ blue-collar music scene set against a colorful backdrop of melancholic lyrics about love, loss and drugs.

www.thenewbrides.com

Live @ Meow, Wellington. April 2014 (Photos by Bradley Garner)

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