Grandchildren: Artist You Should Know

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grandchildren artGrandchildren’s full length album “Everlasting” came out at the end of last month and the band is making their way to LA for a show at the Troubadour  tonight, Tuesday, October 26.  The band has been gaining attention for their orchestral-pop and here is what DJ Anne Litt has to saw:

“What instantly appealed to me about Grandchildren was their sweet, chaotic energy.  I also love albums that are full listens and this has been a favorite front to back listen of late.”

Frontman Aleks Martray says the band started as a solo project while he was attending the Maryland Institute College of Art. There he met, and became housemates with, Russell Brodie and Roman Salcic. They took over a Victorian house in West Philly, which became a perfect incubator for music making. Other musicians living in the house — Tris Palazzolo, Adam Katz, and John Vogel – soon joined in on the fun and the band was formed.

One of my favorite things I’ve read about Aleks: asked him “Beatles or Stones.”  His answer? Bowie.

Think about that while listening to this – their single, “Saturn Returns