The Future is a rock band from Nashville, TN that has kicked it into high gear in the last twelve months with the release of their sophomore album, Grow Young. Their influences cover a variety of artists like Prince, Arcade Fire, Spoon, and U2. After listening to Grown Young, I hear a lot more of an original sound from The Future, instead of a derivative from any of their influences. Originality, drive, energy, and great songs are all there, and that’s why I think these guys are going to have the busiest year of their career thus far. Check out the video for their single “Don’t You Dare.”
The band consists of Adam Culver (vocals, synth), Eric Sadowsky (guitar, bgvs), Jordan Culver (bass, bgvs), and Bryan Feece (drums). I’m excited for these guys because they have settled into a killer sound with their new release. The foundation of their tightness rests in the relationship of brothers Adam and Jordan Culver. With the addition of their childhood friend Eric and drummer, Bryan, the quartet has set off to pursue the music industry head first in confidence. ”Being in a band with my brother and two life-long friends is great because we don’t have any problems with ego or arguing. Everyone just wants what’s best for the song,” says bassist Jordan Culver. Grow Young is not only evidence of this, but also shows off years of preparation in a driving, gritty, great-sounding record. You can check it out in its entirety below:
Simply awesome. The presence of Adam’s vocals reminds me a lot of Needtobreathe’s Bear Rinehart, and he doesn’t hold back. The entire rhythm section also rips through each song on the album. The amazing hooks, tones, grooves, space, and even the subtle guitar riffs all play into what is in my opinion one of the best independent rock albums I’ve heard so far this year. ”Together, the Future produces a powerful and engaging listening experience, be it live or from the studio.” What’s even more impressive is that “The Future plans to release two more albums within a year to not only continue sharpening their craft, but to also keep their listeners alive with fresh material.”
If you like what you’ve heard, visit their website and buy their album by clicking on the art below. Keep a good eye on these guys (@TheFutureBand) because you’ll be hearing a lot more from them in the near ‘future.’ If you ever get the chance to see them live, do it, and you won’t regret it!
By Steve Harpine | Nashville Ambassador | @Steve_MWL | Beat-Play & Music Without Labels, LLC