New: Lightouts - The Cure for Shyness

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Brooklyn’s Lightouts is what happens when two veterans of disparate music scenes come together with one goal in mind: making structured, catchy-scuzzy jams in the vein of ‘90s pop-rock. The band’s new single The Cure for Shyness plays like a scrubbed-clean, sobered-up Guided By Voices (appropriately, track three is a GBV cover), all smart, simple songwriting and fun, radio-ready riffs. You can stream the single, its b-side “Deep Ends,” and that reverential cover of Guided By Voices’ “The Official Ironman Rally Song” below: