Up Is The Down Is The was started in 2015 by as a looping project inspired by Andrew Bird, Thom Yorke, Moses Sumney, and James Blake. After inviting more and more musicians to collaborate and expanding instrumentation, the project evolved into a 4 piece teetering on the edge between art rock, R&B, and electronic minimalism. In 2020, the group started writing music as a way of processing the isolation from the covid pandemic, and they’ve created their most innovative driving sound yet. Their upcoming album “Pulling The Wool” will be released in August 2022.
Leading Lines make chronic, super-dank indie-alt/psych tunes in their front room in Boise, Idaho. The four-piece started making music together in 2020 and released their self-titled EP the following year with their 2nd EP following suit the next year. With the help of some guest performances on each project, their catalog blends inspirations from jazz, punk, indie, and metal.
Instrumental space aliens currently residing in Boise, ID.