Music Videos

GLOW & THE DARK (AJ Peacox of Weatherbox, Crasher, and Sundressed) streaming new gritty and energetic post-punk / punk rock track & music video

GLOW & THE DARK is the new solo project of San Diego multi-instrumentalist & songwriter AJ Peacox, best known for his years playing in bands such as Weatherbox, Sundressed, Future Crooks, and more. Enlisting the help of frequent collaborator Jordan Krimston (Weatherbox, Band Argument) on the drums, AJ draws on influences from his many bands to craft songs with “no other intention than to work on stuff that makes [him] happy.” Today, the DIY musician released a new track off of his self-titled debut EP Glow & The Dark, which will be released 4/30/21 via San Diego’s Dark Horse Coffee Records. The song is titled, “Kickstand,” and is a gritty and energetic post-punk track inspired by AJ’s experience freeing a baby skunk from a dirty Starbucks cup, in a quirky homage to the skunk.

After months of sheltering-in-place and protesting on the streets, AJ started Glow & the Dark initially with no intentions or expectations other than his own happiness. Glow & the Dark quickly solidified itself as a long-term creative endeavor for Peacox when frequent collaborator & bandmate Jordan Krimston joined on drums to record the band’s debut single, “Sunshine is Boring.”

GLOW & THE DARK

Now, having signed with local San Diego label Dark Horse Coffee Records, the band plans to release a debut, self-titled EP of 6 new songs. Earlier this year, Peacox partnered with Half Way Home Sessions to unveil a live recording of “What to Say” to give a raw, unfiltered sneak peek of what’s to come. As Peacox states, Glow & The Dark is “what happens when your bassist and drummer go rogue at the end of the world.”

Check out “Kickstand” streaming on all DSPs today. Glow & The Dark’s self-titled debut EP will be released on 4/30/21 through Dark Horse Coffee Records.


Please consider donating to IDIOTEQ to keep this magazine going

💉 With no-ads policy and mission to give independent artists space they deserve, IDIOTEQ is a place to get inspired, learn more about lesser known artists and their perspective. Reporting on DIY music is our priority.

𝖯𝗅𝖾𝖺𝗌𝖾 𝖼𝗈𝗇𝗌𝗂𝖽𝖾𝗋 𝖽𝗈𝗇𝖺𝗍𝗂𝗇𝗀 𝗍𝗈 𝗁𝖾𝗅𝗉 𝗐𝗂𝗍𝗁 𝖼𝗈𝗏𝖾𝗋𝗂𝗇𝗀 𝗈𝗎𝗋 𝖼𝗈𝗌𝗍𝗌 𝖺𝗇𝖽 𝗄𝖾𝖾𝗉 𝗍𝗁𝗂𝗌 𝗉𝗋𝗈𝗃𝖾𝖼𝗍 𝖺𝗅𝗂𝗏𝖾

DONATE via PayPal 𝗈𝗋 SUPPORT via Patreon

Become a Patron!

100% of the funds collected go toward maintaining and improving this magazine. Every contribution, however big or small, is super valuable.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

To Top