Blushing

Blushing features two husband and wife duos consisting of Michelle Soto (guitar, vocals), Jacob Soto (drums), Christina Carmona (vocals, bass), and Noe Carmona (guitar). Jacob and Noe have been lifelong friends that played in bands growing up in El Paso, TX, though they both moved to Austin around 2009, meeting their wives there coincidentally at the same bar (Side Bar). “Naturally all four of us became close friends.” As Michelle was learning guitar, her natural talent to write music started to emerge, creating vocal melodies and guitar parts in her bedroom. Christina, already a classically trained singer, was recruited by Michelle to lend her vocal talents and soon grabbed a bass, taught herself to play and joined in to help solidify the songs. Soon Jacob and Noe began to notice how much potential the songs had so they joined in on a practice session to help flesh out guitar, drums and vocals. From there the husbands never left the group, and Blushing was formed.

Blushing is a part of the modern dream pop and shoegaze community that has contributed to the resurgence of the genre. Enlisting longtime friend Elliott Frazier of Ringo Deathstarr to produce and engineer the album in their native Austin, TX has helped Blushing create an album that all indie music lovers need to hear. Fans of Lush, Cocteau Twins, My Bloody Valentine, Ride, Slowdive won’t be able to resist this album, which also features a guest appearance by Miki Berenyi and some mixing/mastering from Mark Gardener.

TOUR DATES
  • Oct 16, 2022
    New Orleans, United States
    Blushing with Whisper Party and Kay Weathers @ Gasa Gasa
  • Oct 19, 2022
    Richmond, United States
    Blushing with Frames and Rough Age @ Hardywood
  • Oct 21, 2022
    New York, United States
    Blushing and Lucid Express @ Berlin Under A
  • Oct 22, 2022
    Philadelphia, United States
    Blushing and Lucid Express @ Kung Fu Necktie
  • Oct 23, 2022
    Ann Arbor, United States
    Blushing and Lucid Express @ Blind Pig
  • Oct 24, 2022
    Chicago, United States
    Blushing and Lucid Express @ Empty Bottle
  • Oct 25, 2022
    Memphis, United States
    Blushing and Lucid Express @ Growlers
  • Oct 27, 2022
    Dallas, United States
    Blushing with Sunflower Bean @ Cheapsteaks
  • Oct 28, 2022
    San Antonio, United States
    Blushing with Sunflower Bean @ Paper Tiger
  • Oct 30, 2022
    Austin, United States
    Levitation 2022
  • Oct 31, 2022
    Houston, United States
    Blushing with Sunflower Bean @ White Oak Music Hall
VIDEOS

Blushing - "Ours" (Official Video)

Blushing - "The Fires" (Official Video)

Blushing - "Sour Punch" (Official Video)

Blushing - "Blame (feat. Miki Berenyi)" (Official Video)

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