The Library Is On Fire is an NYC based Jungian indie rock band. Their sound is sourced from a spectrum of rock styles, curated into a lofi shoegaze grunge that you can disperse into. There’s a lot of surreality woven into composition and presented adjacent to hardcore grunge realities. And the result, a versatile soundscape riddled with layered concepts and emotions. In their latest track, Hotel Jugoslavija, The Library is on Fire collaborate with visionary punk rock bassist, Mike Watt to fathom a Wes Andersonesque theme in a punk-grunge-shoegaze atmosphere. Listen Now! 

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The track finds its base in racing punk beats. And from this relentless pace arises a grungy miasma of hypnotic basslines. They power the raspy baritones, as they spread across the soundscape. This act is followed by a spectacular burst of riffs that tear through to a section of torpedo of climactic shreds. 

The Library Is On Fire is Steve Five, Pete Sustarsic, Vedran Mehinovic, Chris Johnson, Travis Tonn. Their model of contemporary rock creates a revolutionary harmony between apparently contrasting techniques. Check out their discography for some astounding pieces of rock. 

The track is available for streaming on popular sites like Spotify, Apple Music, YouTube Music, and Amazon Music! 

You can listen to Hotel Jugoslavija by The Library Is On Fire and Mike Watt here –