The Violet Lights – Sex & Sound EP – Album Review

Published on April 26th, 2011

I’m completely stoked about this particular band, even though they’ve yet to officially release anything. But I’ve spent the last few days listening to their Debut EP that will be released on May24th and it’s fantastic.

This five piece band formed in LA recorded in the legendary Sunset Sound Recorders and lemme tell ya… your auditory cavities are about be blessed with a true rareity… an indie band that actually has been produced well. It truly makes my heart happy to hear something from a band that’s just starting out that doesn’t sound like it was recorded in a garage.

I feel that it bares mentioning that they’re an extremely new band (as in they formed at the beginning of this year) but I find myself sincerely hoping that they don’t follow the path of so many bands that never live past musical infancy. *Insert mellow dramatic rendition of Dust In The Wind here* Their sound seems surprisingly developed for such a new band… but that all go towards their credibility as musicians. I’d classify them as sounding like The Strokes, The Velvet Underground, or a slightly more palatable version of Babyshambles.

Visit their page to stream the EP and fall just as in love with it as me Here. I’d suggest keeping tabs on these guys buy liking their Facebook Page… or if you’re a pedifile and/or living in 2004 then you can visit their MySpace.

So my personal note to The Violet Lights is this… Please keep making music, even if it’s just for me… pretty pretty please?

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  1. Posted by Levert on April 26th, 2011, 09:20

    they have some potential… Only time will tell what’s gonna happen with their sound. Nice post

  2. Posted by Madison Dupree on April 26th, 2011, 10:10

    Thanks. It’s hard for me to believe that they only formed a few months ago… and I don’t know who has the connections but I’m astounded that they were able to record at Sunset Sound in LA.


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