“Wait Up” by Prinze George
Prinze George recently debuted their video for “Wait Up,” off their Debut EP Illiterate Synth Pop. In February of 2015, Prinze George started traveling to Minneapolis, MN to record Illiterate Synth Pop with Evan Bakke (Prince, Fraea, Soul Asylum) at Sounds Expensive Studio. They kept coming back in between tours with Albert Hammond Jr., Little Boots, and finished recording in early 2016.
Formed in 2013, Prinze George is Kenny Grimm (production/instrumental), Naomi Almquist (vocals) and Isabelle De Leon (drums), who are based in Maryland. Kenny and Naomi grew up together in PrinceGeorge’s County, where they met Isabelle while she was in college.
Illiterate Synth Pop is a panorama of the people we grew up with and the places we’ve travelled to with them; both inside and outside of our home. Coming of age, Love, loneliness, and feeling stuck are frequent themes. This collection of songs is a great reflection of who we are,” explains Naomi. “Making the album in Minneapolis was a tremendous experience because we were immersed in a beautiful creative space that allowed us the freedom to work and play at our own pace. We were also surrounded by people who are focused and professional but also playful and free, which is imperative for our creative process. If making a record is just business as usual, it affects the music; so we were lucky to have it all.”
8/4 – Boston, MA – Cafe 939
8/5 – Buffalo, NY – Leopard Lounge
8/6 – Toronto, ONT – Rivoli
8/8 – Cleveland Heights, OH – Grog Shop
8/9 – Chicago, IL – Empty Bottle
8/10 – Minneapolis, MN – 7th St. Entry
8/12 – Eau Claire, WI – Eaux Claires
8/15 – Columbus, OH – The Basement
8/16 – Pittsburgh, PA – Club Cafe
8/17 – Philadelphia, PA – Johnny Brenda’s
8/19 – Brooklyn, NY – Baby’s All Right
8/20 – Washington, DC – Rock&Roll Hotel
9/30 & 10/7 – Austin, TX – ACL Festival
‘Illiterate Synth Pop’ – TRACKLISTING
1. Move It
4. Wait Up
5. Make Me
6. This Time
8. The Water Main
9. Gonna Get You Out
10. Lights Burn Out
Looking for something new to listen to?
Sign up to our all-new newsletter for top-notch reviews, news, videos and playlists.