Watch New Video from Psychedelic-Soul Bliss-Rock Outfit Givers & Takers
27 April 2016
Critically acclaimed soulful bliss-rock four piece, Givers & Takers, has quickly catapulted to success with their unique blend of soul and experimental rock. Born in Santa Barbara, CA, Givers & Takers make a distinct imprint on a soulful landscape through rich layers, captivating melodies, and smooth vocals. Consisting of members Zack Greenwald, Alan Krespan, Drew Bruchs, and Mark Pollack, the band has performed alongside notable acts including Walk the Moon, !!! (Chk Chk Chk) and Alberta Cross.
Together they have a way of running on the empathetic side of the sensitivity spectrum within their music. “We believe that the heart of our sound is in the individually melodic aspect of the parts coming together as one, which, if you zoom out, is what drives the spirit of a good band. The process of each song coming together is almost like drawing a circle- you can start anywhere and end up in the right place.”- Greenwald fervidly states.
Through empowering lyricism and an energetic, dynamic build, Givers & Takers’ latest single “Strangers” speaks true to their themes of principle and morale by urging the listener to understand that if they are ready to be free, they are allowed to be. “Strangers” was produced by Givers & Takers and Jason Sharp, and engineered by Mark Pollack and Jason Sharp.
With a growing catalog of studio recordings, live, lyric and music videos, their music has been described as a heavy and whimsical sonic experience. Their single “Start the Morning” gained popularity being featured on such tastemaker platforms as Indie Shuffle and All Things Go, among others.
Givers & Takers are set to announce their upcoming EP in the coming months and will be touring extensively this summer. Watch the video for their single "Strangers" above.