"The sun is setting and birds are souring amid a summer skyline. Rhythmic waves tremble in the distance. Awake beneath a blurred violet sky, the sandy psych-rock quartet was hitting their stride along the shore. It was August 2017."
HOTBED is a Philadelphia-based psych-rock group that met while attending the University of Delaware. Seen to many as a breath of fresh air, the group portrays a familiar yet newborn form of psychedelic rock. HOTBED's debut LP “Florence” represents their sinuous sound devising elements of rock, pop, and dance. Hear their turbulent guitar riffs, electronic echoes and syncopated rhythms evolve through nine tracks full of invigoration and sincerity. Bold yet vulnerable, gritty yet lustrous; the band plans to take their sound to the next level. Through exuberant live performances the music embodies a way of hedonism exceeding expectations.
Jonathan Diehl, Jake Wipf, Kevin Kruelle, and James McKenney the four friends know how to get along and create something from friendship and good times.HOTBED made Dewey their home this past summer, and ultimately ended up releasing a full album. If you're a fan of Delaware beaches, this is the music that its environment produces. Check out the DB Lines video below and get a taste of this for yourself. The guys aren't wrong when they describe themselves as "The OG Rock Band." Made up of
The band can be often found playing live at Deer Park Tavern on Main Street in Newark DE. And each time they show out, that place absolutely rages. Sold out venue every time. And although Deer Park Tavern is not the biggest venue, the band is nothing minor....You can catch them on tour at The Foundry in Philadelphia, The Bob Carpenter Center in Newark, The Bowery Electric in New York, and The Velvet Lounge in D.C. just to name a few. Catch their tour schedule here.
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