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Rocketboat is an American adventure-rock band. Members Collin Magdaz, Marc Adrian, Josh Hanchar, and Andrew Dumaresq produce a sound dynamically rooted in science fiction and video games while giving nods to early punk and post-modern rock. Their self-titled debut album took almost 2 years to produce, and is available now on iTunes and the official music video for their single “Who Cares?” can be seen on YouTube. Rocketboat is currently performing in Chicago, Illinois.

I’m an avid music listener. In fact I spend probably a little too much time enjoying previewing and reviewing music, when in fact I should be working at previewing and reviewing music, but that’s another story!

I owe it to my job for my discoveries of some of the most amazing indie music on the planet, and now I must add Rocketboat to that list. I usually don’t get too excited about the major part of the reviews I do, as it takes some kind of miraculous occurrence to stupefy me, after listening to about twenty new  bands a day. However this band is truly amazing and I don’t use that word lightly.

I love everything about this album. It’s so original, intricate, polished. These guys really have something different going on. I’m really hoping that this is only the beginning for them, because talent like this deserves recognition. Great tunes, great instrumentation, great vocals; there is just something magical about this band from the opening song to the last. It’s been awhile since a new band has hit such a strong chord in me. “Rocketboat” is hands down one of the 5 best indie albums of the year so far.

Among all the regurgitated, formulaic, and “franchised” crap in the music industry nowadays, it is a joy to find rare gems. This band is one of those rare gems and this album is fantastic. It has energy, beauty, heart, soul, and spirit. The vocals are truly outstanding, and are a rare treat midst today’s ‘Autotune brigade’. The album runs riot with catchy melodies, layered harmonies, and counter choruses. Which ultimately translate into carefully thought out arrangements, as well as tremendously tight instrumentation; the songwriting is excellent as well.

I’m not often taken by surprise by a band, but this one snuck up and caught me off guard. From the opening track “Who Cares?”, the vocals are gorgeous and the music is oh-so-catchy. And it just gets better! When the chorus for “Ray Guns Under The Sun” kicked in, I was already feeling like I haven’t felt since the early 80’s, listening to the first couple of Big Country albums. All through the album Rocketboat don’t limit their sonic palette, and then do a whole lot of really cool stuff with those crunching guitar riffs, fired-up rhythms and ever-present, soaring vocals.

Rocketboat remind me of a few of some my favorite artists, but in truth they sound like none of them. It has been several years since I have heard a band that allows themselves to love their music so much that you can almost hear it in their voices, their rhythms, and their lyrics. Standout tracks abound, though my favorites are: “Ray Guns Under The Sun,” “Pinholes,” “Olympia Gold,” “Lost,” “Nothing” and “Fell In Love.”

From the sound of their debut album, Rocketboat will be taking on the mantra of awesome and unpretentious alternative rock band, pretty soon. I wholeheartedly recommend purchasing this album – this is an introduction to a band that may very well represent a positive change in the industry!

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