New York alt-punk mavericks The Nectars have revealed the video for their debut single ‘Heaven’, a three and a half minute ride into art-rock debauchery. Lo-fi and exciting, the video is a perfect snippet of their charisma and raw energy. It showcases a breakneck ride through the electrifying power of their live performance, with its iconic simplicity accentuating their sheer attitude and sass.
“When it came to the video for ‘Heaven’, we went with a DIY approach, low budget, and got it done in a couple of hours! The overall yellowish hue you see in the video felt like it went perfectly with the vibe of the song in general.”
Already kicking up a storm in NYC, their gig at the Mercury Lounge last week has seen instant comparisons to the likes of Blondie and No Doubt alongside the breathlessly trashy excitement of early ‘90s indie-popstars such as Transvision Vamp and Daisy Chainsaw.
Their punk-inflamed guitars, harmonic melodies and raw vocals lay a foundation that’s as influenced by EDM and funk as it is by their scorching live performance. Their approach harks back to the New York punk / pop scene of the late ‘70s, but brings a modernity of sound that these new millennial tech-savvy creatives can lay claim to.
Breaking out of the suburbs of New Jersey, the four-piece consisting of members Jon Paul (bass / vocals), Mike Montalbano (drums / vocals), Michael Baron (guitar / vocals) and lead vocalist Jessica Kenny, have created a style that’s edgy, energetic and full of attitude.