Heartracer – “Diamond Sea” (Single)

Kaitlin Ruether, 2 weeks ago
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When did the word “heartthrob” become rooted to the icons and sounds of the past? Well, when you love the sounds of the past as much as I do, you’ll find it easy to describe the brothers Cosby as heartthrobs: their effortlessly smooth and catchy sound washes over you with all the synth-sounds of the 80s — but never fear, their production and songwriting is rooted right here in the present.

Heartracer are a four-piece band founded by Chris and Chip Cosby and named for Chris’s tachycardia — a disorder that has his heart rate speeding up at random. Their music is propulsive: just listen to their latest single, “Diamond Sea”. With both atmospheric and jangling synth sounds finding their anchor in a spacious electric guitar line, the vocals move from the casual to as boundless as the guitar. To pair a visual with that sound, check out the performance video for the track. “Diamond Sea”, as well as its performance, is massive and has the ability to work its way across a room.

Whether you’re filling your bedroom with the sound of Heartracer or blasting it at a party, “Diamond Sea” has the dreamy 80s ability to grab attention and, well, steal hearts.


To hear more from Heartracer, you can find them on their website, SoundCloud, and Facebook page. You can also follow them on Twitter.

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