The Desmonds are one of the recent sprouts of The Netherlands’ ever more exciting rock underground. In recent years, their hometown Groningen has been the axis from which they have set forth to leave their mark on Dutch indie scenes. Reinventing themselves in the studio and on stage, their music combines the jagged aesthetic of American garage punk with that indefinable yet distinct Dutch rock sound, akin to Iguana Death Cult and Personal Trainer.

After a string of successful singles and last year’s Dripping EP, they returned in October with their own declaration of artistic freedom: their debut album, Good Morning America.