Local Music: Sounds Worth Sampling

Sample the Spirettes, Nina and the Hold Tight, and Jade Vases: three local—or locally tied—next-thing bands to catch live and rotate into your playlists. 

Looking for local music? Three local—or locally tied—next-thing bands to catch live and rotate into your playlists. 

Nina and The Hold Tight 

If you like: Alabama Shakes, The Kills, Led Zeppelin 

This affecting blues-rock act boasts explosive guitars, electric organ, John Bonham-esque drumming and soulful vocals from Nina de Freitas, who draws comparisons to Janis Joplin. @ninaandtheholdtight 


Jade Vases 

If you like: Dr. Dog, Wilco, Fleet Foxes, The Beach Boys 

Denver based with a drummer from the Springs, the dual vocalist band delivers a precise, playful and detailed sound. Nuanced ’60s pop structures carry thoughtful lyrics. @jadevases 


Spirettes 

If you like: Alvvays, Best Coast, Slowdive 

A five-piece girl group, the Spirettes fashion lo-fi, guitar-driven shoegaze with ethereal harmonies and haunting vocals.
@spirettesmusic 

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