Brasstronaut has been garnering quite a bit of comparisons to Grizzly Bear and Spoon, which is a pretty tall order to live up to and deliver. But so far, Brasstronaut is living up to the hype. They were longlisted for the Polaris Prize, and have garnered quite a bit of attention on blogs. Even Sigur Ros caught them accidentally in an in-store concert and ended up inviting them to play a special show in Reykjavik. What is all the hype about? Listen below.
Brasstronaut’s album Mount Chimaera will be out the week of November 8.