Otis Shanty is a dynamic and whirring four-piece rock band from Somerville, Massachusetts. Sadye Bobbette, Ryan DiLello, Julian Snyder, and Jono Quinn met at school in Upstate New York and wrote the band's debut EP "Space For Good Things" from a cabin in Otis, Massachusetts. Two years later, the band released Suite 33, a "dorm room homage" said Sound of Boston who noted that despite "good college nostalgia, Otis Shanty’s joyous curiosity, smooth musicianship, and genuinely fun and introspective songs prove that this band possesses a musical prowess that stretches far beyond the campus."
On Early Birds, Otis Shanty presents a refined sound that blends elements of experimental folk songwriting with shoegaze and noise pop textures. On the album's title track, the band "leans into a slacker-rock aesthetic with apt lyrical accompaniments that exude a self-confident vigor as dreamy vocals, light synths, and jangly guitars beautifully converge." (Obscure Sound). The band "checks all the indie-rock boxes on the swimmy, shoegazy," Daylight Savings (BuffaBlog) and WBUR named Inch Away a favorite Tiny Desk entry. In its essence, Early Birds, provides four songs that "build a calming ambience" that "transports you to the serene tranquility of the dawn effortlessly." (Lost In The Manor).
Otis Shanty is slated to release a second 4-song EP in the winter that will "provide a darker and louder counterbalance to the tracks on Early Birds," the band said.