New Music: Your Youth – “Diamond”

Your Youth
2:30 Publicity

Your Youth is the latest band to join the #90srevival trending topic, touching on the alt-rock influences that seemed so indie-uncool just a year or so back: Weezer, Jimmy Eat World and the nerdier parts of the year 1994, mostly, played through the beloved lo-fi lens of Pavement and Built to Spill. Unlike our pal Wavves, though, the Brooklyn trio seem to be genuine dorks — and accordingly endearing. Not that they need it, but Your Youth’s debut EP, Aloha, comes with built-in cred: it’s due on Gigantic, home of the good Walkmen albums and Harlem Shakes (R.I.P.). Garage, rock:

Your Youth – “Diamond”: mp3

(Aloha is due in September from Gigantic)