Make a point to head over to Maniac World Headquarters and listen to the new tunes from Shawn Harris of The Matches. The care-free, sun-drenched vibe of "Die Rad," "Hey Love," and "Fill the Lens," are incredibly infectious and downright smile-inducing. I promise, you'll want to shake your hips when you listen.
And then as if to prove just how downright impressive they truly are, the band offers up the moving ballad "Always a Promise," buttressed by a stirring string section. The song is quickly becoming one of my favorites of this spring season.
With a nod towards The Beach Boys and purveyors of fine California pop, Maniac sounds like something truly extraordinary...[read more]