Culture & Art

Quirky Quartet

The unification of strum-crazy indie-folk and lyrically deep trip-hop layered with chillwave aural aesthetics took Hundred Waters from UF to Internet fame, which they’re using as a springboard for social activism.
Text by Rony Mo | May 27, 2018 | Culture & Art

Hundred Waters are aiming to spread good vibes around the word with a partnership with Big Brothers/Big Sisters that includes lending their track Show Me Love to Coca-Cola’s anti-bullying campaign. The ads, which aim to diminish the effectiveness of online abuse, first aired during Super Bowl XLIX and helped popularize #MakeItHappy. The band’s success may seem sudden, but it’s long overdue. The foursome has dropped an album or EP every year since 2012 and has already released several remixes this year. On the power of Nicole Miglis’ hushed vocals, Zach Tetreault’s syncopated beats and the ghostly guitar riffs of Paul Giese and Trayer Tryon, they were invited to open for Alt-J, Interpol and English pop band The xx. They’ve since broken off on their own tour. There are a thousand reasons to see Hundred Waters and at the wallet-pleasing price of $15, there’s no better time than 8 p.m. on Mar. 10 at Grand Central;