Honeyblood Brings Unique Californian Sound to Glasgow

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The female Scottish duo, Honeyblood, has brought a unique California sound to music straight from the heart of Glasgow. The duo formed in 2012 and have rapidly grown on the Scottish music scene.

They have been supported by popular acts in the industry, including Sleigh Bells and Palma Violets, and have had the opportunity to perform at festivals all around Europe.

This past fall, Honeyblood released their single "Kissing On You" in conjunction with the FatCat release of their debut 7" single "Bud". Their music is driven through "tightly-bound instrumentals and laced with sheer strength and beauty of Stina's voice," a recent press release describes Honeyblood's work.

"The songs resonate with deep melodic hooks and the kind of effortless charm that have drawn recent comparisons to the likes of Best Coast and Haim, as well as the swooning, strident delivery of more established artists like Jenny Lewis," it continued.

The talented female duo also touches on their darker side with some sounds influenced by PJ Harvey, Throwing Muses and The Breeders.

"It's all very lo-fi, with smudged-out guitars and tender, distant vocals.

Bittersweet and honest, Tweeddale hides behind the track's skuzzy fidelity; however, it's clear that she ahs a golden voice," Consequence of Sound described the tracks released by Honeyblood.

MOJO continued by describing the releases as "achieving special merit points, not just for its irresistibly perky two-minute popsmarts but for productively moving the post-White Stripes formula on in a way that may have tried and many more have failed to do."

The lovely duo gained praise for their work, and is planning on releasing their debut album in 2014.