Live photos: Chris O'Brien @zumipin, Jonathan Major Jordan @jmjordan

Band photos: Kate De La Rosa @katedelarosaphoto

Otherwife performing Seismic live at Back Bar SoFa in San Jose, CA

Lead On [Acoustic] fun at rehearsal. Anuj on guitar, Kyle singing, and Curtis playing the Cabasa. Lead On is track 4 on the Magnetic EP

Otherwife performing a cover of Moaning Lisa Smile by Wolf Alice at Hotel Utah in San Francisco, CA


“Based out of San Jose, Otherwife is an indie pop band who plays a unique blend of dream pop and alt rock. Forming in early 2017, their lineup consists of front woman Kyle Abbott, Anuj Arora on guitar, Stephen McQuay on bass, Vincent Bumgarner on keys, and Curtis Brandt on drums. 

In 2017, Otherwife released their debut EP Magnetic, which is a sparkly little collection of tracks dealing with love, the lines we draw, and what it means to step outside them.

Their sound combines raw, ethereal vocal stylings, progressive, pop-rock guitar, and catchy melodies. When you put it all together, you get a group that kicks out pop-driven, rock goodness.”

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