BW – EP37: Dark Tropical Musical Growth—London Band Crash Island

In Episode 37 of Breaking Walls we sit down for a chat about musical growth with Guillermo Varillas and Jeremy Levy of London-based band Crash Island (@CrashIsland).   Highlights: • Where Crash Island’s self-described “Dark Tropical” sound originates from • How the members of Crash … Read MoreBW – EP37: Dark Tropical Musical Growth—London Band Crash Island

One and Only: An Original Song from Gizmo Varillas of Crash Island

Last week, we premiered Crash Island‘s wonderful new EP Stormy Nights for your listening enjoyment. Gizmo Varillas is Crash Island’s singer and guitarist. This song, “One and Only,” is a much more stripped down sound than the normal four-piece band’s sets. It’s a haunting, bilingual ode … Read MoreOne and Only: An Original Song from Gizmo Varillas of Crash Island

Crash Island: Howl (Come On!) – A New Single, With The Perfect “Coming of Age” Summer Sound

Stoke Newington, London-based indie rock band Crash Island are back with their latest single, Howl (Come On!). They had this to say about the new tune: “While writing the lyrics of the song, we liked the idea of dancing in the dark and letting go while noone is … Read MoreCrash Island: Howl (Come On!) – A New Single, With The Perfect “Coming of Age” Summer Sound

Crash Island: Loved Ones

Our good friends, Stoke Newington, London-based indie rock band Crash Island are back with the music video to their latest single off of their debut EP Strange Shores. This video reminds me of something that The Talking Heads would release. That’s the kind of compliment that … Read MoreCrash Island: Loved Ones