“High risk, high reward” was the founding vision for Phoenix-based This Modern. Blending melodic rock/pop with modern hip-hop, the trio tear up the rule book, crafting a distinctive, dynamic and original amalgam of influences.
With 2020’s debut EP ‘Remedies’, This Modern showed relish in the task of perforating traditional genre boundaries, even at an early juncture in their careers. From the anthemic “Get To Me”, a collaboration with The Color Morale‘s Garret Rapp, to the epic ballad choruses of “If I Should Go”, the Arizona breakouts channel and execute a captivating collection, intertwining driving guitars with pinpoint rap and dusted with a glowing pop sensibility.
Electric, head-turning live performances throughout 2019 and a US tour with Juno award-winning alt-pop duo Neon Dreams in early 2020 further added to the band’s stock, inking a record deal with 59 X Records later that year.