I’m a sucker for music from my hometown, and Grow Up, the new record from Mister Loveless, is right up my alley.
Originally based in Walnut Creek, California (not really my hometown, technically, but the town I drove through every single day when living at home), their brand of indie rock is endlessly entertaining. Catchy riffs, extremely pleasant melodies, the whole bit.
Here’s the video for their song Wild Summer (which happens to have been directed by two of my college buddies):
And if you wanted to hear the whole album, here you go: