North Highlands

"Benefits is the first cut from the Wild One LP, and it sounds like the work of a band in the throes of songwriting maturation: the verse's lilt cedes to a dance-rock break, the guitars buried in the mix but arpeggiating around singer Brenda Melvi's sweetly intoned "Take what you want"s in a way that might recall a gentler Metric." – Stereogum

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North Highlands began in 2009 as a recording project by songwriter and NYU music student Brenda Malvini. It quickly blossomed into a collaboration of five college friends brought together by their uncertainty with the future and a shared drive to create music while struggling to live in a city like New York [...]