Andy R. & Craig Nice produce and create under the collective musical guise, "Gauntlet Hair." [They] have been making music together since [they] were 15-years-old: BFF. LaFayette, CO-based and bred, Gauntlet Hair first popped up on the radar in Summer 2010; 500 copies of "I Was Thinking..." (cloudy swirl) were released on Forest Family Records. That following, Sept-Oct. "Out, Don't." was issued through yet another upstart Indie label - Mexican Summer. For all intensive purposes, Gauntlet Hair craft the kind of "Loud-Soft" blend of Pop music that was originated by bands like The Cure and Smashing Pumpkins back in the 1980-90's.
While Gauntlet Hair's self-tiled [untitled?] proper debut album was released on Dead Oceans this past Oct. 17-18th, "Top Bunk" was originally previewed back in the summer... and it's accompanying music video was JUST liberated earlier today. Very much like it's closely mutated predecessor, Neighborhood Watch constructed the "Top Bunk" video from 80's Schwarzenegger film clips. Included throughout are size-able chunks pulled from Terminator, Predator, and... Have to say, the overall chill "Loud-Soft" vibe of Gauntlet Hair's music works surprisingly well behind Arnold's