New York, NY Los Angeles most touted new band, The Deadly Syndrome will self-release their sophomore album Nolens Volens on March 23 on iTunes and other DSPs.
This digital only release follows the band’s critically acclaimed 2007 debut album The Ortolan. While garnering rave reviews for their album, The Deadly Syndrome also established themselves as one of the West Coast’s most electrifying live bands and must-see acts in Los Angele, indie music scene. Throughout the last few years the band has played multiple acclaimed shows in Los Angeles and has also toured with Cold War Kids, Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic Zeroes, The Faint, Lykki Li, No Age and Silversun Pickups.
Beginning today, February 11, Deadly Syndrome fans will get their first taste of the new album when the band makes “Wingwalker”, the first single from Nolens Volens, available as an exclusive download. Fans can go to the band’s website http://thedeadlysyndrome.com/ and sign up for the band’s mailing list to receive the free download.
The press weighs in on The Deadly Syndrome’s debut The Ortolan:
The Ortolan “by the Deadly Syndrome, is as sophisticated and smart
as the band’s live shows are chaotic and exhilarating.” Los Angeles
“Within months, they were appearing on bills with Silver Lake’s biggest
bands (including Cold War Kids and Monsters Are Waiting) and had earned
a reputation for explosively energetic live shows…” -LA Weekly
“Their unbridled live shows garnered immediate attention, as did their
music… Their debut album, The Ortolan, should now transform them from
West Coast heroes into American darlings. All told, a stunning debut”..
4.5 / 5 stars” -All Music Guide (AMG)
“I’m so happy to have dug down to this album, to be able to recommend it
hands-down, and to put it on my Best of 2007 list… if you want to
support a truly local music scene you should get this record.”
“That embrace, combined with the Deadly Syndrome’s deliriously chaotic
live show, make the quartet an irresistible remedy for isolation. ” -The
Los Angeles Times
“The Ortolan is hooky, well paced and damn fine from start to finish.”
“With The Ortolan, a line has been drawn in the sand. While New York
seems to be full of the next hipster Animal Collective clones (not that
there is anything wrong with that), California is hard at work creating
interesting and beautifully layered melodic music.” -The Tripwire