Earlier in May, Danbury, CT alternative rock band Standby have released their great new album We Need More Mountains I.
On June 22, the prog rock band will be celebrating its release at Wherehouse Hartford, the capitol’s city’s newest (and immediately greatest) multi-disciplinary arts hub, with the also dope Zanders, Pet Fox, and .k of Jelani Sei. The event has also been facilitated by CT’s favorite tiny booker, Tiny Box Booking.
Event Page here. Details below:
Wherehouse | 3580 Main Street, Building #11 | Hartford, CT
6:30 PM DOORS | $8 ADV / $10 DOS | All Ages
The band comments on their new album:
Five years in the making, We Need More Mountains I is a musical conceit on loss, trauma, and the ways people cope. Through its lens of Suburban Magical Realism the listener is granted everything from vague, archaic literary references, to explicit screams in the name of hope. It uses specific characters to tell a universal story, and does it all with dynamic songwriting that builds on the basis of indie and emo with healthy heaps of math and prog. From the pop-heavy jams to the angular and furious rages, the album is as much a personal journey as it is a communal experience.
Listen to We Need More Mountains I by Standby on Bandcamp and Spotify below: