The positive dynamic between these three brothers show in their music.
Formed by three brothers, Needers & Givers creates a cohesive mix of '60s pop music with a progressive psychedelic flair and slight garage twist. Brotherly harmonies characterize the trio's sunny charm similar to The Beatles and The Kinks. The Other is the band's first effort.
Lead vocalist Ian Hoffman wrote the songs mainly while working with other bands and saw the material as a chance to collaborate with his brothers.
Hoffman says, "I wanted to bring my brothers together. We had all worked together in various bands and recordings and wanted the chance to work together exclusively."
On "Holy Rollers," Hoffman deals with a troubling trend in thought. "It was a way to deal with the polarized view that we have of everything. It's somewhat scary to me how close-minded things have gotten," says Hoffman. Embellished by acoustic guitars and wailing electric guitars, he sings "Holy rollers/It's so wrong the way you can talk/Stop pretending...I'll choose love."
In addition to playing shows to promote the latest record, Needers & Givers will release a video for the song "Digging." Ian's brother Chris will also work on recording and writing new songs in New York.