Aperture / Press

“Pay attention to Aperture, a band with dual Austin/San Antonio citizenship. Fronted by San Antonio-bred singer Nathan Alvarado, the quintet plays the kind of prog-meets-classic rock that rules in S.A. ... the debut EP, “Now That You’re Awake,” shows the group is mature, and accomplished, far beyond its gig count. The songs are smart and tight, the arrangements are clever, the musicianship is superb and Alvarado’s voice soars. Read more: http://www.mysanantonio.com/entertainment/music/article/Night-After-Night-June-16-2011-1425675.php#ixzz1Pnb5LyQN”

“Alvarado possesses a rafter-rattling voice, and guitarists Mears and Michael Proctor follow him into the stratosphere with some intricate guitar runs before sinking back into the viscous earthy throb.”

“Aperture embraces melody with textured swirls of guitar while retaining a churning bottom-end balancing malevolence and beauty.”