Piers are pleased to premiere “Carving Up Bricks” — the second single to be released from the Brooklyn based three-piece’s forthcoming self-titled debut LP. “Carving Up Bricks” follows “The Rook,” which premiered in August. Both singles showcase the band’s progression from their earlier folk-tinged sound into rock territory.
Piers’ 2013 EP We Are The Map was praised by high profile blogs around the world. Despite the band’s growing presence online, Piers, formerly known as Gondola, were forced to change their name after receiving a steady stream of threats from a Philadelphia-based band of the same name.
Directed by lead vocalist and guitarist Ricci Swift, a transplant from Portland, Piers fits somewhere between early Built to Spill and Belle and Sebastian, or perhaps Yo La Tengo and The Walkmen.
Piers’ self-titled debut full length will be self-released on November 4th.