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The New Brides

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Founded in 2011 ‘The New Brides’ are an indie-rock group. in their own words…

Wedding-crashers rejoice! Their name may evoke pristine scenes of bouquet-landscapes and nuptial-chamber chastity, yet the songs produced by Wellington Indie-rockers The New Brides contain the same essential rock ‘n’ roll swagger and teenage-angst as London’s The Clash and New York’s The Strokes. Whereas Wellington’s residents have become accustomed to the swirling sounds of the ambient shoegaze genre, The New Brides conjure a raw sonic energy that captures the capital’s blue-collar music scene set against a colorful backdrop of melancholic lyrics about love, loss and drugs…

Cover Image

Cover image

‘Calculation’, Live at San Francisco Bath House, Wellington New Zealand, 12 July 2013

Cover image/Text sourced from Bandcamp. Used with permission.


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