ACL Fest Rain Can’t Take the Sunshine Away From Texas Bands Dayglow and Surfaces

ACL Fest Rain Can’t Take the Sunshine Away From Texas Bands Dayglow and Surfaces

DayglowA dreamlike state. A soft ocean breeze. The sky when the sunset is just right. The twenty-something-year-old voices behind Austin-founded Dayglow (Sloan Struble) and College Station–based Surfaces (Colin Padalecki and Forrest Frank) soothe listeners stressed by the chaos of the world, if only for a few minutes. Optimism is a staple for these bands, whose essence lies in not taking themselves too seriously and inviting others to do the same. Dayglow and Surfaces have each created a cohesive brand. What they sing—songs about palm trees, not worrying, and running the world (sarcastically)—is who they are. There’s no catch, and, remarkable for Gen Z acts, no irony. Chasing a happy-go-lucky feeling rather than any particular sound, the fresh-out-of-college bands can be found in upward of 16 million…View Original Post

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