New Audio: Honeyhoney’s Benjamin Jaffe Releases a Tender and Swooning, Indie Rock-Inspired Single

Benjamin Jaffe is a Massachusetts-born and currently New York-based singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist best known for being one-half of renowned Americana duo honeyhoney however, years before he formed honeyhoney, with Suzanne Santo, Jaffe began his career as a solo artist, who received attention for crafting material that was honest and experimental  — and with his forthcoming full-length, solo debut Oh, Wild Ocean of Love, Jaffe returns to his solo roots while revealing a broader array of influences than with his primary gig, as the material draws from jazz and Motown-era soul among others.  Interestingly, Oh, Wild Ocean of Love‘s latest single “Blooming” pairs rolling and propulsive drumming with shimmering and loping guitars with Jaffe’s aching and tender vocals and a soaring hook to evoke the swooning throes of passion, while sonically nodding at JOVM mainstay Nick Hakim but with a wild, sense of experimentalism.
Jaffe has two, upcoming live dates — with one in NYC, a November 11, 2017 show at Union Pool. And you can expect a bunch more in 2018. Check out the tour dates below.

LIVE DATES:
11/1 — NYC — Union Pool — Tickets Here
11/14 — North Adams, MA — Mass MoCA* — Tickets Here
+ More dates to come in 2018
*with The Weepies

 

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