There is a moment of consciousness when you close your eyes and hear a voice, and cannot tell if it’s outside the door you just closed or inside the dream you were about to open. This moment bridges the breathless runaround we call reality and the floating blissfulness of our imagination. This is the moment out of which Sundress gleans their psychedelic-pop sound.
This five-piece Denton, Texas band is created by principal members Ryan McAdams, bassist Drew McCary, and guitarist Kennon Talley. Due to legal matters and band member changes, former band names (This Old House, ODYSSEY) were ditched and keyboardist Jim Harrington and drummer Brack Cantrell were included; Sundress was formed. Within one year, Sundress was nominated for a Dallas Observer Music Award for Best New Band. They opened for acts like Washed Out, The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, Mister Heavenly, and Tame Impala, and played their shoegaze psych rock at festivals like South by Southwest, 35 in Denton, and Free Press Fest in Houston. Today, Sundress releases their six-song self-titled debut. Continue reading