As the story goes, Don Quixote found a suit of armor in his shed and took it upon himself to ride into the sunset with his trusty sidekick to revive chivalry…despite what everyone else said.
Jeff Ting has walked a similar path. Moving from Massachusetts to NYC in order to immerse himself in the city’s abundance of creativity, he found himself an indie rock rebel with a cause.
Mayday Radio’s songs tackle topics such as capitalism, religion, human rights, and global poverty.
I’m Don Quixote, this guitar is my sword…
Mayday Radio includes: Jeff Ting on vocals, guitars, and piano; Dimitri Moderbacher handling bass; Anthony Taddeo banging the drums; and Jeff Berner rocking out on guitars and synth.
Together, this group of talent takes on the world with their energetic, uplifting indie pop rock.
I hear everything from Hootie and the Blowfish to Dave Matthews Band to Coldplay and even influences from U2.
This album was recorded and mixed by Jeff Berner at Galuminumfoil Studios in Brooklyn, New York while mastering duties were handed over to Alex DeTurk at Masterdisk in New York, NY. With that said, this album sounds great.
The production quality is a notch above the rest and every mix shines with its own unique glimmer. Mayday Radio is a force to reckon with and I doubt they will be slowing down soon.
Rock ballads such as The Veil carry so much emotional power that you can’t do anything but feel every note, every lyric, and every moment of the song.
Consider me a fan.
Grab a free download of the single Don Quixote.
The Veil (lyric video)
You might want to catch the band at a show as they wrap up their fall tour:
- Nov 28 – The Barking Spider – Cleveland, OH
- Nov 30 – The Elbo Room – Chicago, IL
- Dec 04 – Merge – Buffalo, NY
- Dec 05 – Sparky Town – Syracuse, NY
- Dec 06 – The Wonderland Ballroom – Washington DC
- Dec 07 – The Midtown Scholar – Harrisburg, PA
- Dec 08 – Common Grounds – Philadelphia, PA