From the opening guitar strum, the laid back simplicity of the tune is a trademark by this L.A.-based duo of Aaron Espinoza and Ariana Murray. Since their 2008 album Hymn and Her, the pair has kept busy touring and composing tracks for various film/TV projects. They also collaborated with members of the band Grandaddy for the 2010 release of Admiral Radley’s I Heart California. Plus Espinoza has produced artists such as Ben Gibbard, Port O’Brien and the Henry Clay People.
System Preferences will be released on Earlimart’s own label, the Ship, digitally on September 18 and October 16 on CD and LP. The band has planned a few dates on the West Coast, see dates below.
8/13 Los Angeles, CA Fonda *
9/14 San Francisco, CA The Independent
9/22 Los Angeles, CA The Satellite
* = w/ Grandaddy