BOYTOY is a summer-time strut down a New York City sidewalk as the sun slips behind
the horizon where cement meets the shore and waves crash on pavement. Their sound
ebbs and flows between natural harmony and destruction—embodying the bright
grooves of the 1960’s with heavy guitar riffs snatched from the Lower East Side of the
Their sophomore LP, Night Leaf, was born on a ranch in Topanga Canyon,
California, surrounded by three dogs, two pigs, nostalgic tones of warm tube amps,
analog tape machines and a slew of old trucks, RV’s, and surfboards. With a fresh
collection of genuine tunes and contagious rhythms, founding members Saara
Untracht-Oakner (vocals, guitar) and Glenn Michael Van Dyke (vocals, guitar), were
joined by Chase Noelle (drums, ex-Thelma and The Sleaze) and Lena Simon (bass, La
Luz), to record at producer Kyle Mullarky’s renowned Pump House Studio. Mullarky is
well known for his work producing and recording California bands including The
Growlers and Allah-Las.
Since 2014, BOYTOY has released a self-titled EP, their debut full-length, Grackle, in
2015 (both on Papercup Music for vinyl + digital, Burger Records for cassette) and
several 7” singles with various labels including Little Dickman, Bob Records and Swiss
label Sacred Hood Records, garnering praise from outlets such as Rolling Stone,
NYLON, Noisey, Stereogum and SPIN, to name just a few. They’ve spent the last three
years touring extensively across the U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico, the UK and Europe,
hitting SXSW, Growlers Six Festival, Northside Festival, while sharing the stage with
Midnight Oil, Surfer Blood.


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