Bay Area dark-pop quartet Dye arrive with their first single called ‘Tilt’. Three former members of the noise-rock band Never Young trade in their post-punk aesthetics for swirling synths and angular guitars. The results are delivered in a sweet, dark-wave resonance that’s full of promise. ‘Tilt’ is lifted off the foursome’s debut EP Psychic Data out on August 2nd through Madeline Kenney’s label, Copper Mouth Records.

‘Tilt’ is a smoky, darkly infused synth-pop endeavor teeming with reverb-laden bass lines and piercing guitar riffs. Sonically, the track strikes a resemblance to acts like Nothing, Title Fight, and Teenage Wrist. However, with euphonious vocals, shimmering shoegaze, and thoughtful lyrics, Dye separate themselves from being just another band in the crowd. The group’s extensive alteration in sonic melodies from their previous appellation is proving to be a welcoming exchange, as this first offering from Psychic Data soars with sheer beauty and soul-stirring arrangements.

Dye had this to say about their debut single, “‘Tilt’ is about living in the fallout of grief and the exchanges we’re forced to make in the process.”

Dye is the creative union between vocalist/guitarist Christopher Adams, bassist Jeff Day, guitarist Nikolas Soelter, and drummer Greta Soos. Tomas Dolas, who recorded Sasami’s self-titled LP and plays in the Oh Sees, produced the band’s forthcoming Psychic Data EP. Joojoo Ashforth from the band Froth also contributed synths and production choices across the EP.

They have these tour dates ahead:

2 August - Los Angeles, CA @ Rec Center
3 August - Santa Cruz, CA @ Felton Music Hall w/ Froth
4 August - San Francisco, CA @ Rickshaw Stop w/ Froth

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