Judging a book by its cover is one thing, but judging a band by a name isn’t something that really happens. Let’s be honest, most times you’ll hear the music first, so band names are pretty irrelevant. However, while scanning a playlist a couple of days ago, one name jumped out. Boxed Wine. Any band who would decide to name their creative output after such a thing clearly deserve my attention. And as it turns out, they make some good noises. Particularly good is ‘Dayglow (Why Can’t We Stay)’ from their 2013 EP, ‘Cheap, Fun EP’, bringing to mind the likes of Funeral Party with their churning bass lines and disco rock.
Have a listen below.