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The Jiveniles - EP Review: Boss X Rough Edges

22 Oct 2018 // A review by eidirbs

Wellington based alternative rock band, The Jiveniles are fresh on the scene. A three-piece band with influences tugging in every direction, however, they manage to bring that together to create their own sound. Boss X Rough Edges is their first EP and a look into what this group has to offer.

I love live music, especially with bands and straight from the first track Boss I can tell that they are made for it that live experience. The instrumentals are packed with talent, groove and the will to head bop. Stunning vocals are just the cherry on top.

There’s something about the keys and drums coming in at the start of Boss that really made my waking up on a Sunday a little easier. The guitar was just the flavour that the song needed to build into a break for the first subtle flow of vocals.

The lyrics of both of these tracks touch on something deeper that’s on a lot of our minds, especially anyone in their 20’s. We’re searching through tackling our own darker thoughts, becoming bosses of our own minds.

This EP is a delightful welcome to the band and I know they’re going to continue to impress with every chance they’re given.

The Jiveniles EP is now available on Spotify and Apple Music.

Rating: ( 4 / 5 )

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