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Honeyrude Teases Debut Ep with New Video for "Roger McClain"

Honeyrude Teases Debut Ep with New Video for "Roger McClain"

The genesis of Honeyrude can be traced back to 2013 when Ian Lund and Billy Kunath began playing music together in Austin, the lineup was finalized when Paul Goetz and Jess Ledbetter joined soon after to round out the dream-rock quartet. Preparing for their debut EP release in the Spring of 2017 via Shifting Sounds, Honeyrude released a music video for their first single, "Roger McClain", which oozes with 90's alt-rock nostalgia. Citing Sonic Youth, My Bloody Valentine, and Teenage Fanclub as influences, Honeyrude pulls off the 90's slacker guitars and shoegaze melodies with deft precision. Frontwoman, Jess Ledbetter, is a perfect mix of Shirley Manson from Garabage and Bethany Constantino of Best Coast, combining her golden voice and looks with a badass attitude and deferential humor. At a time when female-fronted slacker rock groups are surging (i.e Bully, Dilly Dally, Slothrust), Honeyrude is representing Austin well. The band's nostalgic, scuzzy, yet ethereal vibe ensures that an audience is waiting for Honeyrude to start sharing their dreams with us.

-Lee Ackerley




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