♫♪  The Demigs - “Arches”

Have you ever been to Denton, TX? This sleepy college town demarcates the far northern tip of the Dallas-Ft. Worth metro area, and the courthouse in the town square houses the world’s largest pecan art exhibit on permanent display.

Groceries are way too easy to steal in Denton, so your only real expense is beer (which at any bar will run you $1-2 a pop), Taco Cabana, and the gas required to get you from the bar you just closed out to said Taco Cabana (open 24 hours), leaving ample funds for reverb pedals and the like. It’s pretty chill there; so chill, in fact, that I’d venture to propose it’s no accident that chillwave was pioneered by longtime Dentonite Neon Indian.

Neon Indian is the exception to the rule though, as guitar-based R’n’R (see: Parquet Courts, Power Trip, Wiccans) is still very much alive and well there, and remains to this day the go-to configuration for a musical act. Such is the case with locals The Demigs. SoundCloud hashtags describe the group as straddling such diverse genres as #rock, #rock and roll, #rock & roll, #alternative, #alternative rock, #indie, #indie rock, and finally, #rock & roll. A.k.a. this group follows squarely in the tradition of The Walkmen, Sunny Day Real Estate, and Fleet Foxes.

The Demigs have spent many a 60-degree winter night fine-tuning the track “Arches”, debuting here and now, live on Tinymixtapes.com!!! #Alternativeindierock&roll fans take note!

• The Demigs: https://twitter.com/thedemigs

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