the Soil and the Sun are, of course, great partners in the mystery that is creating life, making things grow. Out of Grand Rapids, MI, Alex, Ashley, Benjamin, and Kellen make music in the delicate balance between simplicity and complexity. Through soaring vocal melodies, ethereal synth textures, driving guitars, and pulsing electro-organic rhythms, these four friends explore the human condition and reach for greater meaning.
- One of NPR's 100 "Bands to Discover" at SXSW 2013
- One of Paste Magazine's "12 Michigan Acts You Should Listen To Now" and "Best of What's Next"
- "Meridian" (2014) received WYCE Local Music Award for Album of the Year.
- "What Wonder is this Universe!"(2012) received two WYCE Local Music Awards - Album of the Year, and Special Jury Prize Best Album