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Interview Magazine Premiers DWNTWN “Missing You”

It’s hard not to feel anything when listening to DWNTWN’s music. The Los Angeles-based quartet—Jamie Leffler, Robert Cepeda, Chris Sanchez, and Dan Vanchieri—has been able to cross genre lines, ranging from folk to electro-pop, all on one short EP. The band released its self-titled EP in April and has since been playing dates throughout the U.S.

DWNTWN’s influences are varied: everything from Yeah Yeah Yeahs to Beach House, Crystal Castles, and The Carter Family. They put it all together with banjo, folk music, and electro-pop—and do it well. We’re excited to premiere DWNTWN’s personal video for “Missing You,” in which Jamie Leffler sings about her late grandfather. In the video, Mason jars are featured all around —one in particular holding a photo of her as a baby with her grandfather. Leffler also gave us the background on the video and song “Missing You,” growing up on the road, and losing the two men closest to her…

Click here to read more and see the video for “Missing You” here