In the category of Up-And-Coming Bay Area Bands That Have a Chance of Getting Played on Live 105, make yourself aware of Midi Matilda, an S.F. duo whose new single and video "Love in the Movies" has hit potential written all over it. We're not even jumping the gun or seeing the future here -- Live 105 music director Aaron Axelsen has already Tweeted his approval of this group, and for good reason. Between snaps of the wrist and that '80s-debted reverb-synth ambience, "Love and the Movies" is a beautifully effective little dose of pop-rock about (what else?) a dysfunctional romance, impeccably polished and produced by the capable hands over at the city's own Tiny Telephone and Different Fur recording studios. The video's a gorgeously shot little jaunt that has Midi Matilda's Skyler Kilborn and Logan Grimé performing on a trailer being pulled by a van through (we're guessing) the Central Valley.
Midi Matilda just announced an Outside Lands night show (Aug. 11 at Brick and Mortar Music Hall) opening for Electric Guest, further justifying our hunch that, yes, this is a Bay Area band you are going to be hearing lots more about. Check out the video for "Love and the Movies" above, and more songs and videos on YouTube.