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Return to a first love: Velodrone brings ‘90s alt rock dreams to fruition in self-titled debut album

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BIO

Formed in late 2018 in Los Angeles, Velodrone is a power-trio rock band that have managed to combine some all-but-forgotten original, unreleased songs from the ‘90s along with newly written material to create a solid album of ‘90s inspired indie/alt rock for a whole new generation of listeners.


Led by Oberlin Conservatory grad Marisa Dewa, “This all started when I stumbled upon some old cassettes of demos that I had done with a previous band of mine from the late ‘90s.  It sparked something inside of me and made me want to play again.  I couldn’t resist that pull—once a musician, always a musician.”

Dewa recruited guitarist Danielle Caseñas who taught herself how to play bass, along with Zachary Bernstein, a writer and composer of musical comedy who was looking for another outlet to play the drums.

They’ve since gained a local following playing shows in and around the Los Angeles area (pre-Covid) and their shoegaze-inspired, distortion-powered rock songs are inspired by The Breeders, Lush, My Bloody Valentine and Hole.

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MUSIC

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PRESS

Velodrone doesn’t just wrap you in nostalgia, they take control of it and make it their own which is something you must hear to believe.

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Review Fix

Velodrone are out to prove that there is still plenty of creativity that can be mined from the minimal elements of guitar, bass, and drums.

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Skopemag.com

Velodrone draw heavily
from rock's most spaced out explorers on their stunningly beautiful screeching
self-titled debut.

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Beach Sloth

Dark and introverted songs like 'Elated' and 'Believe' alternate with typically '90s alt-rock moments...

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Indie for Bunnies

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Velodrone's garage-like sound is totally irresistible. This is an avant-garde masterpiece that you do not want to miss!

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Warlock Asylum
International News

....this magic trio shaped their sound incorporating in their songs the best vibes of '90s indie and alternative rock.

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