Monday Motivation: Sorority Noise

If you’re anything like me, you probably started the day by recognizing the start of a new work week had indeed arrived and then immediately began shaking your fists at the sky in anger. Monday is rarely  anyone’s favorite day, and from what I have seen firsthand it feels safe to say it’s the one day of the week some people outright hate. I guess to them the arrival of the work week symbolizes the end of their quote/unquote freedom, and as a result they head into the office/factory/restaurant/store with a negative outlook already on their mind. This leads to bad attitudes, which only makes the experience of being at work worse, and for some reason it also seems to make time slow to a crawl. We’re not about that life, and we hope this post can do the same you that the song contained within it did for us.

There is a very good chance that by the time 2015 comes to a close Sorority Noise will be the biggest band in alternative music. Their upcoming album, Joy, Departed, is an unforgettable listening experience that doesn’t shy away from tough topics or honest conversation. You can sense the heartache and unabashed emotion pouring through nearly every verse and chorus, though never so much so that it becomes a bore. In fact, the album is one of the more diverse and unique releases to be produced by the current scene in quite some time. It’s like Brand New’s iconic Deja Entendu, only this was written in the last year with an additional decade of cultural change and influence backing its creation. I know that’s a big comparison, but when you hear the album you’ll understand its entirely justified.

“Nolsey” is just one of many songs from the new Sorority Noise album to find its way online ahead of the official record release, so if you enjoy what you hear above then you can find a number of other songs currently available online. If you love those, please make it a point to pre-order Joy, Departed as soon as humanly possible. Sorority Noise is the kind of band that could very well change the world, and they’ve written a record that possesses the kind of artistic genius that only shows itself once in a great while. Don’t let this band or record slip through the cracks. Who knows? They might just change your life.

James Shotwell

James Shotwell is the Director of Customer Engagement at Haulix and host of the company's podcast, Inside Music. He is also a public speaker known for promoting careers in the entertainment industry, as well as an entertainment journalist with over a decade of experience. His bylines include Rolling Stone, Alternative Press, Substream Magazine, Nu Sound, and Under The Gun Review, among other popular outlets.