Band of the Day

2012.12.06

Birds and Batteries

Sleek, thoughtful electro-pop with a warm heart
It's only natural that fiction becomes fact and it has begun. We will adapt and everyone will clap in flying ovations.
lyrics from Evolutionary Step

Birds & Batteries is the experimental indie-pop of Mike Sempert, Christopher Walsh, Jill Heinke and Colin Fahrner based out of the Bay Area of California.

Birds & Batteries deliver rare visions and bold inventions, powerful tunes that meld the personal and the cosmic, analog and digital; music of shared worlds. Birds & Batteries are on a steady rise with sold out local shows, national tours, and a brand new EP called "Unfold". The EP is four energetic yet heavy tracks and one slow-mo reprise fueled by the complexities of love and conflict in a digital age.

The raw turmoil of the Unfold EP is like the storm before the calm, and gave way to the distilled clarity of Stray Light, Birds & Batteries' fourth and latest full-length, "Stray Light", released in the summer of 2012. It contains songwriter Mike Sempert's most inspired songs, and the clarity of an almost impossibly bright future.

Birds & Batteries' albums have consistently received critical acclaimed and their live show continues to win people over all over the United States.

They've shared the stage with Peter Wolf Crier, Laarks, The Cave Singers, Tapes n' Tapes, Two Gallants, Clues, Janelle Monae, The Besnard Lakes, White Williams, Telegraph Canyon, Movitz, Memory Tapes and many more.