MACKINTOSH BRAUN NEW ALBUM?ARCADIA?OUT MARCH 31
“Mackintosh Braun …blend crisp, sophisticated production with sharp, emotive songwriting…this is the kind of music you can break a sweat to on the dance floor with a new crush then play the next day to console yourself if they don’t call. “? ABC.com?
Portland-based Mackintosh Braun are excited to announce the forthcoming release of Arcadia. The album will be released via Chop Shop Records on March 31.?? Preview the Arcadia teaser HERE
Mackintosh Braun is?Ian Mackintosh and Ben Braun.??Arcadia?- produced by?Lars Stalfors (Mars Volta, Cold War Kids, Matt & Kim)?- is the follow up to?The Sound(2007) and?Where We Are?(2010).?And while the band’s popularity is still ascending, their music has already been warmly received. Since they met eight years ago, Mackintosh Braun’s songs have appeared on TV shows including?Grey’s Anatomy,Gossip Girl,?Chuck,?Rubicon, and?How to Make It in America. “Never Give In” was featured in the film and on the soundtrack of?Veronica Mars.
Mackintosh Braun – “Never Give In”
The band have already revealed a handful of tracks off?Arcadia.? In September “The City Below” was released and called “a thrilling and infectious track” by?I Heart Moosiq. That was followed by “Outline” which?Blah Blah Blah Science?posted saying “The pinpoint perfect indie pop of ‘Outline’ … features a precision and economy of arrangement (not one note or stretch of ‘Outline’ is the least bit out of place) that does very well to emphasize and accentuate MB’s excellent and infectious pop songwriting.”?Idolotor?said the band have a “breezy ’80s charm” and interviewed Mackintosh Braun – read the Q&A?here!