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Beachware - EP Review: Twin Coast Disc Drive

11 Oct 2017 // A review by Kerry Monaghan

Beachware are from Auckland and full of fun with their electric surf pop.

Their bubble gum sound is typically Kiwi and has that real beach vibe blended with 80ís synth overtones. Twin Coast Disc Drive is the bandís first EP, and if youíre a fan of amalgamated happy sounds, this will be right up your alley.

The five track EP has an honest feel to it, and although short, clocking in at under twenty minutes in total, it is fitting for the bandís sound. An easy middle ground for listeners.

Executed well, there is no doubt the band has a genuine love for creating simple, happy music, that would not be out of place at any indie/pop music festival, however, if you are hoping for a heavier sound from these guys, then youíre looking in the wrong place.

These guys are a nugget of positivity in our Kiwi pop music scene, and if youíre craving new tunes over summer, check them out, they could be just what youíre looking for.


Review written by Kerry Monaghan

About Beachware

Beachware is a Kiwi alt pop group with influences across the board. Featuring 80's inspired keyboards, catchy baselines, and Rob's unmistakably kiwi vocals, Beachware deliver a guitar driven, dance fueled powerpop show.




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Twin Coast Disc Drive
Year: 2017
Type: EP

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