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Mar 30 / boomitude

New Music Alert: Polica

Whenever we come across new music that really grabs us, we like to send it your way. This band is called Polica and they’re just starting to make some noise. They got the young hipster crowd’s attention at SXSW and now the rest of the real world is catching on.

Singer songwriter Channy Leaneagh has ties to GAYNGS and Bon Iver, two bands we gave you a heads up on last year and popular frontman Justin Vernon has been really singing her praises. Channy’s voice has a lovely ethereal quality that is enhanced by a vocal tuner. Not because she can’t sing but because it makes for an interesting effect. Some people may have a problem with that but it speaks to their contemporary signature sound. She might be the heartbeat of the band but it’s the dualing drummers that we’re totally diggin’ on right here. From their debut album Give You The Ghost, here’s Polica with “The Maker:”