The Promise Ring Offshoot Maritime Plan Release On Dangerbird This Year
This latest signing for the Los Angeles-based label is somewhat of a reunion, as Milwaukee native Jeff Castelaz, co-owner and CEO of Dangerbird, has an extensive history with the band, which dates back to his days managing The Promise Ring. Both Maritime singer Davey von Bohlen and drummer Dan Didier were founding members of The Promise Ring.
Hailed for their keen sense of pop songcraft and rollicking live shows, Maritime will perform songs from their extensive catalog this Friday, April 30 at University of Wisconsin, in Madison, WI.
Recently, Maritime took part in The Onion AV Club's "Undercover" series, where 25 bands reinterpret 25 classic indie and alternative rock songs. Their take on the Depeche Mode staple, "Enjoy the Silence," which has been smoothed out and injected with a healthy dose of keytar, can be heard - here