slenderbodies is max and benji, a breath of fresh air, giving pop music an organic natural sound. An LA-based duo, the two proudly call California at large their home, seeking solace in the redwoods and writing records near the sea. max and benji are kindred creative souls, first meeting at university, developing their individual creative paths in tandem, finally joining together in late 2016 to form the project. songwriters first, the pair wind tales of mystery, honesty and wonder spun from the strings of their guitars, pushed forward by unique percussion and mesmerizing soundscapes. their music is immersive and emotive in all spaces, and undoubtedly a world worth experiencing. their debut single, anenome, has racked up over 41 million streams and they have toured with mura masa, passion pit, pvris, and milky chance.
- “Over a lilting pop melody and a subtle but infectious groove, singer Max Vehuni's disarming falsetto vocals yearn for that very feeling of community.”
- “The two-piece - Max and Benji - interlock perfectly, with their finely balanced fusion of alt R&B, trop pop and indie elements resulting in something that is endlessly addictive.”
- “Like a woodsy alt-J, the duo’s airy vocals lift and fall over an increasingly upbeat meditation of guitars and slow beating percussion.”
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