Sounds Like: Muse, Coldplay, U2, Imagine Dragons, Arcade Fire
Bio: The Symphonic Alternative band, Ghost Tribe Fires, pulses with poetic lyrics placed upon haunting keys against a modern beat. They implement the use of a stripped-down drum kit, driving piano, bare bass guitar and exposed lyrics and vocals. The piano, bass, drums, and vocals build the compositi...See Full Bio
"Popular music these days seems to be more about talent shows than it does about a bunch of people getting together to write songs and play instruments for the love of music. I have a hard time relating to the talent show type stuff even when there is actually real talent involved. Maybe it’s just my bias given the era from which I come, but the kind of thing Ghost Tribe Fires does sounds so much more real and relatable to my ears. Both “Reaction” and “Paradise” are soulful, rootsy and vital roots rock played with passion and integrity, while pawing at the mainstream pop core. Ghost Tribe Fires have a rugged Americana flair for melody and substance that rings the bell like a dear old friend on “Paradise”, while the piano-driven rhythm of “Reaction” flies around the room searching for a place to settle down. The band sounds exceptionally tight and professional, and the music flows with a naturally sincere warmth that reminds you why it matters."