More like it’s straight out of some indie rock Julliard (an impressive feat as he has no training, formal or otherwise). His guitar is thick and fuzzy and commanding, a sword of authoritative swagger that turns you into a head-nodding mess. Elaine Acosta’s drums snap and ting. Sometimes they flare, but most of the time they subtly keep the bottom at that…perfect…gait.
She blows bubbles (gum) while playing, and you almost think it adds to the song’s overall percussive nature. Bryan Feuctinger’s bass meanders, plumbing the nethers and instilling a sense of the familiar while at the same time keeping you guessing. His breathy back-up falsettos, too, are soulful coos, loving whispers, patient adornments. This sharp-tongued and soft-hearted band has been eliciting buzz since the release of their debut album “An Argument Between the Brain and Feet”, touring the country with like-minded bands Tegan and Sara, Built to Spill, & Tilly and the Wall. They have also shared the stage with amazing acts like the Walkmen, Spoon, the Killers, and Hot Hot Heat, just to name a few.
In addition, this Denver based trio has played renowned festivals CMJ, SXSW, MMS, and NEMO. Hot IQs play music because it feels good – a tragic rarity these days – and it’s written all over their faces, which is refreshing and invigorating, as they prepare their sophomore record, “Follow the Architecture.” "They will wow you with fuzzy pop rock and unabashed cleverness, not to mention a (vocally) well-endowed singer and danceable beats created by the most adorable female drummer I've seen in my life.” Alibi "Best Rock Band in Colorado” Rocky Mountain News Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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