credit: Bob MacCready
Though they’re both based in Texas, Rodney Connell and Brandon Duhon first met in Mexico City at a midnight screening of the Panos Cosmatos film “Beyond The Black Rainbow”. Bonding over their love of the movie’s visual imagery and synth soundscapes, they soon discovered that they were both musicians whose previous bands had just dissolved. Through this serendipity, Night Drive was born.
On a whim, they went to a tarot reader and asked about the future of their band. She told them that they would find the "third member" within 2 years.
“Nick didn't join until 3 years later,” Rodney explains, “so she needs to brush up on her skills!” Nick Dudek was the final piece of the machine, and the current incarnation of Night Drive was officially set into orbit.
Inspired by sci-fi cinematic landscapes, Night Drive creates modern synth-pop that explores the darker currents of abstract emotion. Their infectious melodies unveil a stylish, energetic sound that has been featured in film, tv and radio around the world. Toured w/ Crystal Castles, Ladytron, CHVRCHES, Austra and The Psychedelic Furs and more.
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