Despite their formation less than one year ago and having just a duo of singles in the books, Atlanta alternative punk rock band HEATHERSETT have honed a beautifully rounded sound that nods to emo, punk and alternative rock. Their new LP has thoroughly dexterous roots – some 00s emo, some 90s/00s alternative rock with nods to the band’s more present day indie-punk also coming through; lead single “Anchorage” showed a big slab of the present day pop sensibility that especially a lot of the emerging Australian alternative rock bands are showing. The lead vocal is top-drawer.
‘Heathersett’ is out now, on 59 X Records and marries shades of 90’s emo and 00’s alternative rock with a blossoming punk expression shining through.
The Atlanta quartet defy their relative inexperience with a sound that draws on 90’s and 00’s alternative rock influences and delivers with the frankness and relatability of their more present day indie-punk contemporaries; an urgent and gripping expression of modern alternative rock.
𝑇ℎ𝑒 𝐴𝑡𝑙𝑎𝑛𝑡𝑎 𝑚𝑢𝑠𝑖𝑐 𝑠𝑐𝑒𝑛𝑒 𝑖𝑠 𝑖𝑛𝑐𝑟𝑒𝑑𝑖𝑏𝑙𝑦 𝑑𝑖𝑣𝑒𝑟𝑠𝑒 𝑎𝑛𝑑 𝑒𝑣𝑒𝑟-𝑒𝑣𝑜𝑙𝑣𝑖𝑛𝑔.
“On any given night you can find a cool show to attend, from jazz clubs to open mics to outdoor amphitheaters.” – says the band. “Each year that passes brings a new graduating class of bands and artists ready to pound the pavement, as well as breakthrough artists hitting the road to bring our southern brand of entertainment to the rest of the nation. Heathersett’s particular corner of the scene exists in punk and alternative venues like The Masquerade and The Earl, as well as basement shows wherever we can find them.”
“In Atlanta, it seems that the smaller the room, the more eager the artists and fans are to make the show energetic and memorable.”
𝑇ℎ𝑒 𝐷𝐼𝑌 𝑠𝑐𝑒𝑛𝑒 𝑖𝑛 𝐴𝑡𝑙𝑎𝑛𝑡𝑎 𝑖𝑠 𝑡ℎ𝑒 𝑜𝑛𝑒 𝑤𝑒’𝑟𝑒 𝑐𝑙𝑜𝑠𝑒𝑠𝑡 𝑡𝑜 𝑎𝑠 𝑎 𝑔𝑟𝑜𝑢𝑝.
“There are countless artists eager to get shows booked and albums made, so the best events and records are created with blood, sweat, and tears.” – they continue.
“The enthusiasm is compounded by the city starting to open up to shows again, so there’s a mad dash for every band to make their glorious comeback. We’re especially excited to hear what our peers were able to write and record while quarantined for the past year.”