Discovery: Velvet Starlings

Velvet Starlings are a Los Angeles, USA-based indie rock band who are putting the time-travel into Summertime with their new track HG Wells.

By Graeme Smith

Named for one of the founding fathers of science fiction, HG Wells is Velvet Starlings tribute to genre legends including Dr. Who, Back To The Future‘s Doc Brown and, of course, the man himself. Told with a summery swagger, surf rock elements team up with otherworldly instrumentals.

Despite being based in LA, there’s something distinctly British about the trio and I wouldn’t be surprised if they picked up more than a few fans while touring here last month. HG Wells is a must listen for fans of Supergrass, Arctic Monkeys and all things Britpop. You can check it out below.

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