canada, keyboard, myspace, songwriter, songwriting, synth, Synthesizer, tegan and sara

Tegan and Sara – Songwriting Twins

blog_songwriters_tegan_and_sara1.jpg

OMG! I have not felt excited like that for new music since first discovering The Killers and Hard-Fi. Tegan and Sara is a band lead by two identical twins named…get ready for it…Tegan and Sara. They make these superbly melodic songs reminiscent of Guided By Voices meet Shonen Knife. They are signed by fellow Canadian Neil Young’s record company. Visit their MySpace page and check out “Walking with a Ghost” (which was covered by White Stripes) and “The Con” from their latest album.

Man, I’m such a sucker for 80’s synth & guitars. I wish more bands would break out their DX7/Moog/MS-10.

In term of consistency, they are just like The Dears: two good commercial songs in their whole catalogue but the rest grow on you with each listen. Their new album “The Con” is out in Canada, but I’m not sure when it will arrive in the states. Highly recommended to songwriters who love the guitar/synth sound.

Advertisements
Standard

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s