indie / alternative , Luzern
– Sailors falling out of love with their ships, broken ponies leaving their stables, and a nostalgia for moments not yet experienced - Swiss based...Read Biography
Sailors falling out of love with their ships, broken ponies leaving their stables, and a nostalgia for moments not yet experienced - Swiss based Indie / Art-Rock band Laddermen around Texas native and front man Leopold Oakes becomes the stage to unpack the city cowboy baggage.
Moving effortlessly between melancholic Indie and Art-Rock, Laddermen gains comparisons to the likes of The Strokes, The Killers and The National. The band’s highly acclaimed debut album Special Kind of Violence charted at number 2 on iTunes Alternative Switzerland and got praised as “One of the most beautiful albums of 2021” by Tagesanzeiger. On the heels of their debut release, Laddermen played a run of live shows crowned with an appearance at Wave Fest Rotterdam (NL) alongside German Post-Punk/Wave pioneers Pink Turns Blue.
Laddermen’s new single ‘Programmed for Pleasure’ is out November 17th, 2023 as the first herald of a number of new releases that will appear in 2024. It shows the band moving towards more melodic, catchy indie rock songs.
Tag: shoegaze, dark, indie, alternative, post-punk, indie rock, alternative rock, rock