a captivating blend of atmospheric indie-rock and upbeat post-punk, STELLAR YOUNG find the root of their work inspired by the human condition. the albany, new york based group features john glenn (vox/keys), erik flora (guitar/vox), kyle hatch (guitar), dave parker (producer), and tim brosnan (drums). together the members work to create the most accurate portrayal of key moments in life that everyone understands, but often can’t explain.
glenn and flora were childhood friends that played music together in high school and hatch was drafted in their college years. they captured the attention of parker, who joined the group on bass and has produced all of their releases to date. brosnan joined the group on drums in early 2016.
while out of college, working day jobs and spending their evenings writing music, they released their debut album, everything at once, in 2013, which included singles “playing with guns” and “we own nothing.”
in late 2014, the band released their sophomore album, vessels, which included singles “nomad” and “hitting reset.”
STELLAR YOUNG spent much of the 2015-2019 year writing and conceptualizing a series of existential EPs. the first, the spark caught, was released in september 2016 and was followed by a u.s. tour. “double lives” has over 200k streams on spotify. became a flame, the second EP, was released september 2017 & their final EP, and turned to ash, was released in may 2019.
(from left to right)
dave parker – producer
erik flora – guitar/vocals
john glenn – vocals/keys
tim brosnan – drums
kyle hatch – guitar/vocals