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[MUSIC] Mleo - "Ridiculous/Sunken City"

It’s not often that you find a band that has come together
from a young age and has grown to provide a mature sound
that connects everyone who hears them instantaneously.
Mleo looks to be a band that will add their name to that list
of the few who’ve done so. The band(Audrey Reed, Victor San
Pedro, Nick De La O, Elias Vasquez) hails from Sacramento,
California but now call Los Angeles home. Originally a trio in
high school, Mleo as they are composed now have cultivated
their talents into a sound that is unique and as charismatic
with a flair for some nuanced innovation.

Mleo - “Sunken City”

The band is back on the scene with a new single, “Ridiculous”
that exemplifies the broad steps that they’ve taken since the
release of their debut EP, Sunken City, last year. In the single, 
Reed shows off a voice that delivers lyrics in a light but earthy
tone that really sticks to a listener’s ears. The bass of De La O
has a rumbling appeal that makes you think of those from classic
alt-rockers like Stone Temple Pilots. It’s a good progression from
the music to be found on their album from last year - but that’s
not to say that Sunken City was not a standout release. Mleo’s
first effort is a definitive success in how they established a sound
that juggles alternative rock tones with shimmering pop culture
sensibilities. Reed’s vocal dexterity steps forth, at times sounding
like a jazz chanteuse on the zesty “Paralyzed” and stepping into
a zone like Tori Amos on “Hype Song”. And you can’t go any further
in describing how rich Mleo’s sound is without mentioning the 
fluid and energetic guitar work of Victor San Pedro. He displays a 
knack for effectively setting the pace on the song with his chord
work, most notably on the ska-tinged “Normal Guy”. Mleo is a group
that will compel you to fall head over heels for their music and 
enjoy them for the burgeoning musical treasure they are. Their
single, “Ridiculous” will be available for purchase on October 7th. 


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