Ra Ra Riot

Barsuk

Bio

After being a band for a decade, it's easy to get disillusioned with the tedium of adulthood, but Need Your Light, the fourth full-length from RaRa Riot, is the sound of a band being reinvigorated by their own existence. Correspondingly, the album sees the group—which originated in Syracuse but has now dispersed all over the country—getting back totheir house party roots without abandoning the more heady soundscapes they explored with 2013's Beta Love. The result isan album that's celebratory without being saccharine, and that sees the group collectively mining their prior experiences to craft something that looks toward the future with an optimistic gaze. Read More...