Northern Indiana-based group CEDAR STREET are joinig us today to throw punches with their emotional, nostalgic sounding, yet highly energizing new album “Getting Over Getting Better”! With Dustin Hausch on main vocals and lead guitar, Blake Jones on bass and dirty vocals, and Colin Shull on drums, these boys find ways to fill in the sound any chance they get, and the result is astounding!
“This album is a collab of songs that I began writing before the band was really ever a band.” – says the band.
“But in a nutshell, I wrote, and we as a whole, put this album together to tell a story. A story about relationships, about learning to overcome and adapt to life within them, all while learning to come out better because of them.
This record as a whole feels so liberating to finally come out and show our fans what we’ve been working towards lately!”
Indiana pop-punk trio Cedar Street bring an energy and sense of triumph with their all encompassing sound. Nostalgia filled, their music brings you back to the vintage 2000s days where Sum-41 and Blink 182 were unparalleled in the punk scene, but Cedar Street have clearly evolved and enhanced that ever popular notion and made it their own.
They drop their six track EP ‘Giving Up, Getting Better.’ on April 1st, it’s a collection of songs that lead singer and guitarist Dustin Hausch wrote ‘before the band was really ever a band’, and has anecdoted his personal life and adapting to the challenges that we all face in life.
‘Alabama Is a Long Drive’ is the perfect introduction. A hard-hitting, up tempo track that fans of Cedar Street and all lovers of punk rock will love, there are screeching guitars and heavy screamo backing vocals that almost lends itself to a heavy rock offering too, showcasing the bands versatility. They switch the mood up entirely in ‘But, Wyoming Made It Better’; a slow moving ballad-esque song with some beautifully written guitar parts, this is where the band’s harmonies and chemistry really shine through.
‘That’s It’ brings you straight back to Cedar Street’s euphoric and anthemic form, in what is the standout track of the record. It’s brilliantly executed and encapsulates the fine writing from Hausch, and the rest of the band have no trouble in matching the quality. Hitting you straight away with those singalong lines that crowds will love to hear, the trio then so synonymously hit you with their massive sound within seconds.
It’s a mightily impressive pop-punk infused exploration from Cedar Street, and it seems like they’re only just getting started.