If youre looking a record that contains all the current indie rock musical touches the 60s reverb, the lo-fi acoustic strums, the harmony vocals and hand-clapped percussion ARMS upcoming digital release, Kids Aflame, should be where your search ends. Gigantic Music, home of The Walkmen, is releasing the album on October 27th. ARMS is a project of Todd Goldstein, who is best known for being the guitarist in the Brooklyn-based Harlem Shakes.
The album, which is currently only available as an import through the UKs Melodic Records, is the full-length debut of an endeavor started by Goldstein in 2004. Cited as influences for the record are a wide variety of artists, from Brian Eno to Ricky Nelson. Moderating the disparities is a nice little dash of Stephin Merritt.
Be sure to check out the title tracks music video below: