Motopony - "Daylights Gone" (audio) (Premiere)

by Brice Ezell

6 May 2015

Windy guitar riffs and echoey choruses make up the catchy new tune by the Seattle indie rock outfit Motopony, "Daylights Gone".
 

The zig-zag of the guitar riffs on “Daylights Gone”, the newest tune by the rising Seattle outfit Motopony, show that this young sextet has a musical trick or two up their sleeves. The fact that intricate guitar work is the focal point of the track is somewhat unsurprising, given that the band has a healthy arsenal of three guitarists to its name—an atypical feature for a rock band in the present day. “Daylights Gone” features on Motopony’s forthcoming sophomore outing, Welcome You, which was produced by Mike McCarthy (Spoon, Heartless Bastards, Trail of Dead) and mixed by Guy Massey (Spirtualized, Manic Street Preachers, Ed Sheeran).
  
Guitarist and vocalist Daniel Blue tells PopMatters, “‘Daylights Gone’ is a song comparing the phases of the moon to the transformative nature of the human experience.”



“Daylight Gone” is available to download now (iTunes). Welcome You will be out June 23rd via Fast Plastic / eOne Music.

Upcoming Motopony tour dates:

6/13 — Hotel Utah — San Francisco, CA
6/15 — Casbah — San Diego, CA
6/18 — Troubadour — Los Angeles, CA #
6/23 — Moon Room — Denver,  CO *
6/25 — Mississippi Studios — Portland, OR *
6/26 — Domino Room — Bend, OR *
6/27 — Showbox @ the Market — Seattle, WA *
6/28 — WOW Hall — Eugene, OR *
7/01 — Leo’s — Oakland, CA *
7/02 — Sophie’s Thai Kitchen — Davis, CA *
7/03 — Madame Siam — Los Angeles, CA *
7/05 — The Continental Room — Fullerton, CA *
7/07 — Bunkhouse — Las Vegas, NV *
* = w/ Tristen / Big Harp
# = w/  Bootstraps

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