credit: Tyson Heder
Following 2012’s “All Day Pass”, Boyfrndz have continued to move forward by redesigning their unique approach to adventurous & complex rock. Produced by the former Mars Volta’s organist, Ikey Owens, the five melodic, chaotic and beautiful jewels of “Natures” change up their game; the Austin TX trio have succeeded in creating a protean multiplicity of genres somewhere between progressive, noise, punk-rock & pop. Led by the possessed and powerful voice of Scott Martin, Boyfrndz cast off the math-rock label, forging a strong identity of sonic tension and release.
Boyfrndz returned with their sophomore album, Breeder April 1, 2014. Recorded by Erik Wofford (Maserati, The Black Angels, White Denim), Breeder saw the group expanding further their meticulously constructed hypnotic sound into new realms of colorful, energetic and emotional territories. Impossible to pin a label to, Boyfrndz seamlessly merge hook-laden, reverb soaked vocals with swirling guitar melodies and complex rhythms. After Breeder’s release, the band toured extensively in the US and Canada along side …And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead, PALMS (Chino Moreno of Deftones/Members of ISIS), Marnie Stern, Future Death, & Caddywhompus as well as hitting festivals such as SXSW, FUN FUN FUN, & Treefort.
May 27, 2016, the group released their third full length, Impulse, the quartet’s most mature and expansive material to date. Recorded at Uniform Studios in Philadelphia with producer Jeff Zeigler (War On Drugs, Kurt Vile, Nothing), Boyfrndz have created a dark, cereberal work with a chilling atmosphere and timeless soulful majesty. Boyfrndz has toured the US and Canada extensively, performing at SXSW, Fun Fun Fun, Noise Pop, Treefort Festival, NXNE, and Sound On Sound Festival.