Bringin ‘it Backwards: Interview with Almost Monday
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We had the pleasure of interviewing almost Monday in Zoom video!
San Diego-based alt-pop trio almost monday, who People magazine recently declared a “Emerging artist who is making his mark in the musical landscape”, today released their second EP until the end of time.
Five tracks in length, until the end of time chock full of California sound from almost Monday. Additionally, Almost Monday also released the official music video for the EP’s title track today.
until the end of time“First single”live forever”Has been praised by many critics, including the creator of musical tastes Zane Lowe, who personally featured the song as a world premiere on his Apple Music Beats 1 radio show, and EAR MILK, who described him as “a fun and upbeat sing-along song that enlists a festival-ready choir that is sure to rock the stages when the live tours return.” On his heels, “hailey beebs”Slides on a downtempo groove enveloped in warm and shimmering notes. Almost Monday frontman Dawson Daugherty delivers the quotable cover with a playful bluster before confidently carrying the fading chorus, “I am living with you.”To monitor called him the “perfect summer song ” and congratulated the group – complemented by guitarist Cole Clisby and bassist Luke Fabry – saying they “should be everyone’s choice for an instant mood booster. Elsewhere on the EP, “it grows“gallops a dancing groove in the rush of a hook the size of an arena, while”until the end of time”Skips on tambourine and a funky riff towards a bright and daring chorus. The EP ends with a light version of “it grows. “
until the end of time almost follows Monday’s first EP don’t say you’re ordinary. Despite their release in the midst of a pandemic, the trio made waves with their first single “broken people. “This earned them a Top 20 on the spot Alternative radioand led to acollaboration with the duo nominated for GRAMMY Sofi tukker . To date, the group has generated more than 42 millioncombined audio and video streams and were declared to be watched in 2021 by GQ, FLAUNT Magazine,Amazon Music ,Shazam and more.
Showing no signs of slowing down, Almost Monday is set to take the stage and debut at some of the nation’s biggest festivals this year, includingLollapalooza Music Festival, Bonnaroo Music & Art Festival, BottleRock Napa Valley Music FestivalandFireflies Music Festival.
Around almost Monday:
After countless garage jams, DIY gigs in the back of a surf shop, and countless hours of writing together, almost Monday, the Californian sun is bottled up in their funky basslines, their choruses. ecstatic and their dancing grooves. Turns out the world needed a few Cali rays during the pandemic as the group managed to emerge in 2020 with an unprecedented 30 million streams total, upping audiences everywhere in the process. San Diego Trio — Dawson Daugherty (vocals), Cole Clisby (guitar) and Luke Fabry (bass) – released their debut EP in 2020 don’t say you’re ordinary in Brooklyn and Los Angeles with producers Mark Needham (The Killers, Fleetwood Mac) and Simon Oscroft (The Naked and Famous, DREAMERS).don’t say you’re ordinaryset off a series of buzzing hymns, starting with “parking lot view” and “go go”. Meanwhile, lead single “Broken People” and Sofi Tukker’s remix crystallized their signature sunny style with a bold bass bounce and uplifting chorus, as it spawned nearly 32 million combined audio and video streams so far. now and has reached the Top 20 on Alternative Radio. Along the way, they have attracted a growing fan base with a combination of dancing beats and uplifting hooks. In 2021, they are preparing the ground for their second EPuntil the end of timewith “live forever”, received praise fromEar milk,Flaunt,To monitor, and more right out of the door. Additionally,Alternative press praised it and included them among“40 new artists you must hear in February,“andGQ Australiapredicted that they would be one of the“21 group musicians to know in 2021. The band will also make their festival debuts at Lollapalooza, Bonnaroo, BottleRock and Firefly this year. With the release ofuntil the end of timealmost Monday only accelerates their momentum and emerges as the consummate suppliers of forward-looking California pop.
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