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Carb On Carb - Single Review: Grounded

30 Mar 2023 // A review by Kerry MB

Carb on Carb is an Auckland duo who have been around for a few years now.

They bring a fresh and easy approach to indie rock and have emerged with a new single, Grounded, from their forthcoming album, due out later this year, and soon to be followed by a nationwide tour.

Refreshingly uplifting, Grounded has some great melody and range from vocalist and guitarist, Nicole Gaffney. While her range remains even throughout, the slight change in tempo vocally here and there is just enough to give the song some edge and pace.

You can tell Carb on Carb are a band that don’t take themselves too seriously. How can you anyway with an eye catching band name like that. They’re having fun and clearly have passion for creating music.

Grounded is a song that is multi-faceted. It can either be a part of the background in a late summer, drink in hand on Sunday vibe, or Sunday morning, coffee in hand vibe. However you hear it, Carb on Carb have crafted a great single that they should be proud it and shows their well curated musicianship.

While some indie rock can sometimes come across as generic and flat, Carb on Carb have a different approach with that edge they create. They wear it well.

I look forward to their forthcoming album and what else comes out of the works from it.

Rating: ( 4 / 5 )
 

About Carb On Carb

Carb on Carb are James and Nicole from the North Island. They have toured consistently since their inception, around NZ, as well as internationally (Japan, Australia, USA, Singapore, China and Malaysia).




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Releases

For Ages
Year: 2018
Type: Album
Carb On Carb
Year: 2015
Type: Album
Ladies Mile
Year: 2013
Type: EP
No Body Perfect
Year: 2012
Type: EP

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