New Audio: Pastel Room Shares a Nostalgic and Hook Driven Bop

Led by frontman and creative mastermind James Gass, Kelowna, BC-based outfit Pastel Room was formed earlier this year, and quickly established an indie pop sound that nods at psych pop that’s influenced by Supertramp, The Beatles, Tame Impala and The Weeknd among others.

The Kelowna-based debut single “Lights Go Down” strikes me as a mischievously anachronistic and nostalgic take on pop with the song featuring nods at 70s rock, funk and psych pop rooted in deliberate attention to craftsmanship and catchy hooks paired with glistening synths, disco-inspired bass and Gass’ yearning delivery.