New wave indie-pop quartet California Wives have premiered a new single off their EP “Affair” for download. The track has an upbeat pop rock sound somewhere in between Phoenix, Against Me and a John Hughes movie.
Formed in 2009, California Wives is Jayson Kramer (vocals, keys, guitar), Dan Zima (vocals, bass, guitar), Joe O’Connor (drums) and Hans Michel (guitar, keys), have spent the past year working on their 5-song EP Affair. Since then, the Wives have kept busy, they just cut a Daytrotter session last week, and continue to add dates to their upcoming Winter tour.
Dec 22 – Schubas – Chicago, IL
Jan 28 – Subterranean Chicago, IL
Jan 29 – Mike and Mollys – Champaign, IL
Jan 30 – Firebird – St. Louis, IL