2020 has been a weird one, huh? Normally I look to the tunes of summer to define the year, but without pool hangs; BBQ’s; or block parties, it’s easy to feel like 2020 is bop-less. Determined not to lose the groove, I bring you a post-punk/ indie dance recommendation to make your quarantine living room feel cooler than the Hotel Figueroa pool deck. If you find yourself longing for an indie-dance night circa 2011, try Bad Suns. They have upbeat pop-punk beats paired with angsty lyrics and seriously, these guys will brighten even the cloudiest…or… smokiest, of days.
Favorite song (so far): “Salt” from their album Language & Perspective. Check out the video which depicts a transgender woman’s struggles with her identity and transition, the video even received praise from Out magazine.
Sounds like: Hippo Campus; COIN; Grouplove; HUNNY; Having a straight up wonderful time in the sunshine.
Perfect for: Quarantine Cardio