The Next New Nothings Background Info
“The origin of “The Next New Nothings” rests somewhere in the cold and desolate winters of Cleveland, OH. Started by English Literature enthusiasts Patrick Nothing (Vocals/Guitar), Alex Nothing (Vocals/Bass/Guitar) and Stanton Nothing (Vocals/Percussion).
“The Next New Nothings” create a multitude of sounds influenced by a number of different genres meshed together. Often times, the songs begin with melodic riffs and hooks that collapse into an entangled intertwining of distorted riffing and bomb-like, improvised drumming. The lineup also includes straight up, yet, catchy rockers.”
The Next New Nothings and their debut album, “End of A World Ideology”, will quickly find their way into your ears, playlists and music collections the minute you first give them a listen. This band has a very unique sound, blending a little bit of retro Rock with a modern Indie sound. Three guys using your standard Rock band instruments make music that is anything but standard. Showcasing every bit of their creative genius and musical talents, The Next New Nothings are the next new somethings.
Ranging from slow beats to hard, fast paced Rock, The Next New Nothings use a mixture of raunchy guitars, like in “I Don’t Know Who I Am”, smart and gritty riffs, like in “She’s a Wild One”, and strong drum beats to create music that is both engaging to the ears as well as the mind. Not simply Rock music, The Next New Nothings’ album, “End of A World Ideology”, is intelligent Rock. These weren’t just songs that were slapped together in a rush. These songs were excellently crafted, carefully designed, and given smart, thought-provoking lyrics.
The more I listened to this album the more I liked it, which is because each time I listened, I found new, subtle things about it that I didn’t hear the time before. In fact, the first time I listened to the album I was pretty impressed. From start to finish, there wasn’t a song on “End of A World Ideology” that didn’t pique my interest.
But the next time I listened, I started to pick up on a bit of a Doors vibe, very prominently in the opening number, or more specifically, the opening part of the opening song, “The Warning/Take My Time”. Almost like Morrison himself came back to sing that opening part. Creepy awesome. Aside from the Morrison-esque vocals, I was also a big fan of the closing song, “Revolution Pending”. It was a strong way to end the album. The song had a bit of a chanting style vocal pattern that made the song feel more like an anthem than a song.
I strongly urge you to give The Next New Nothings a listen and get their latest album, “End of A World Ideology”. As far as Indie Rock goes, it doesn’t get much better than this, and my guess is you’ll find yourself quickly becoming a fan. Be sure to check out all their links below so you can learn all about them.
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