The Silence Kit is a Philadelphia-based post-punk band that plays textured, dark, indie rock. Inspired in equal parts by post punk, shoegaze, neo-psychedelia, avant-garde and indie rock, the band was started by singer/guitarist Patrick McCay, who was joined by Kris Kita on guitar/synth in 2013, Darren O'Toole on drums and Justin Dushkewich on bass in 2014. Over time The Silence Kit's signature sound has grown more distinct, while the songwriting and arrangements continue to grow more varied and ambitious. The band's latest LP entitled "Watershed" was released on April 8th on Azteca Records / Break Even Records, and it reflects the band's wide palette of songwriting, mood and texture. See the album's press release for release information.
"You Think I'm Crazy Now?" appears on the "Watershed" LP.
The video features public domain video footage from the archives of the U.S. Civil Defense office. The film was intended to inform farmers what to do in case of nuclear attack.
Editing and Post-Production: Larry McCay IV.
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Comparisons to post-punk bands like The Cure, Joy Division, Nick Cave and The Psychedelic Furs hint at The Silence Kit's melodic, moody sound. The Silence Kit has shared the stage with Mark Burgess (of The Chameleons), Early Day Miners, I Love You But I've Chosen Darkness, DMA's, Lost Patrol, Windsor for the Derby, Pela, Gene Loves Jezebel, She Keeps Bees, and more.