credit: Luke Ivanovich
In the shadow of New York City and Philadelphia metropolises lives the New Jersey suburbs. A frequently misunderstood and misrepresented place. Instead of relocating to a more promising hub New Jersey’s High. have decided to stay put on their hometown soils. High. formed with the intention of making slow motion Shoegaze that was as blissed out as it was pissed off. Channeling both the energy of their DIY basement show upbringings with the more introspective tones of Slowcore & Dreampop. Cutting edge guitar atmospheres rub up against pulsating bass lines and riffs heavy enough to invoke a mosh pit. Melodies set to angst driven lyrics speak on the topics of depression and social isolation. Says HIGH. "There is a growing community of our peers who are young and struggling in the suburbs, facing similar problems as we do as the black sheep in our environments. We are using our art and words as a platform to reach them, to let people feel they are not alone."
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