Like Young The Giant before them, The Colourist are on track to become the OC‘s next breakout act. Fronted by guitarist Adam Castilla and drummer Maya Tuttle (who harmonize or alternate vocals), their sound was honed by practicing at night in an “underused” Newport Beach warehouse which they claim was haunted. With apparitions present or not, their songs are pop rock anthems laced with melodic soars and succulent hooks. Their debut EP, Lido, gave a sampling of their debut self-titled LP which drops today via Republic Records.
Here’s the music video for their latest single “We Won’t Go Home” which is full of SoCal imagery:
And their headlining tour dates: