New York’s harmony-heavy indie/folk rock trio, The Spring Standards, released their first full length album Would Things Be Different on April 13th, 2010. The band continues to capture the attention of vloggers, bloggers and press alike, exemplified by a recent feature on Spin Magazine’s new website SPINearth.TV, and a performance/interview on YouTube’s uber popular POPTUB, which is sponsored by Pepsi and holds a consistent spot in the top 20 most viewed channels. See their latest vlog, which debuts their new song “Bells and Whistles” on SpinEarth.TV at http://bit.ly/16hUGn
and see the POPTUB episode at http://bit.ly/1O4H.
The Spring Standards are, in no particular order: James Cleare, James Smith and Heather Robb. Each member of the band is a songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, and they use their strengths as a trio to create a sound that listeners might expect from a band twice their size. With an emphasis on three-part harmony and a variety of instrumental switching, their range and energy make each live show a unique event.
In fact, the band's performance set-up is as distinctive as their sound: They take a drum kit and break it up among the three of them, and then th...