FOR FOLK'S SAKE INTRODUCING OVERCOATS Hana Elion and JJ Mitchell met in college, played together in various bands, and eventually decided to write and record songs together. The result was the folk duo Overcoats, one of the buzziest acts at this past South by Southwest Music Festival in Austin, Texas, whose disarming harmonies and sharp lyrics could knock you off kilter. Elion and Mitchell play off each other stylistically, a sort of musical yin/yang that translates in both sound and performance. Read more

FOR FOLK'S SAKE

INTRODUCING OVERCOATS

Hana Elion and JJ Mitchell met in college, played together in various bands, and eventually decided to write and record songs together. The result was the folk duo Overcoats, one of the buzziest acts at this past South by Southwest Music Festival in Austin, Texas, whose disarming harmonies and sharp lyrics could knock you off kilter. Elion and Mitchell play off each other stylistically, a sort of musical yin/yang that translates in both sound and performance. Read more

  ALL THINGS GO OVERCOATS - NIGHTTIME HUNGER Overcoats are really onto something with “Nighttime Hunger.” Our first taste of the New York duo, comprised of Hana Elion and JJ Mitchell, reminds us of two of our all-time faves, combining the cozy minimalist synth-pop of Sylvan Esso with the powerful vocal harmonies of The Staves. Don’t be disarmed by the sweet sounds of this single, which is actually about “fear and how the night can bring out the most honest part of us.” Listen below. Read More

 

ALL THINGS GO

OVERCOATS - NIGHTTIME HUNGER

Overcoats are really onto something with “Nighttime Hunger.” Our first taste of the New York duo, comprised of Hana Elion and JJ Mitchell, reminds us of two of our all-time faves, combining the cozy minimalist synth-pop of Sylvan Esso with the powerful vocal harmonies of The Staves. Don’t be disarmed by the sweet sounds of this single, which is actually about “fear and how the night can bring out the most honest part of us.” Listen below. Read More

  PEREZ HILTON LISTEN TO THIS: FEELING MOODY From the Indigo Girls to First Aird Kit, The Wreckers and Icona Pop - we LOVE female duos! The harmonizing and female vocals are so our sweet spot! New on the scene is New York duo Overcoats. Their debut single Nighttime Hunger is haunting and complex and beautiful. Dark and dangerous, this song will make you feel lots of different things. Read More

 

PEREZ HILTON

LISTEN TO THIS: FEELING MOODY

From the Indigo Girls to First Aird KitThe Wreckers and Icona Pop - we LOVE female duos! The harmonizing and female vocals are so our sweet spot! New on the scene is New York duo Overcoats. Their debut single Nighttime Hunger is haunting and complex and beautiful. Dark and dangerous, this song will make you feel lots of different things. Read More

  NPR SXSW 2016 MUSIC PREVIEW For this week's All Songs Considered, our hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton are joined by NPR Music's Stephen Thompson and Saidah Blount to talk about which bands they are most excited to see for the very first time at SXSW this year. Read More

 

NPR

SXSW 2016 MUSIC PREVIEW

For this week's All Songs Considered, our hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton are joined by NPR Music's Stephen Thompson and Saidah Blount to talk about which bands they are most excited to see for the very first time at SXSW this year. Read More

  BULLETT MAGAZINE NYC DUO OVERCOATS ARE AFRAID OF THE DARK ON 'NIGHTTIME HUNGER' “When the darkness comes. When the darkness comes.” In the intertwined voices of Overcoats‘ Hana Elion and JJ Mitchell it almost sounds sweet and innocent. But there’s a lot of threat implied in the lyric of their song “Nighttime Hunger.” “Nighttime hunger eats at me when I’m alone,” they sing over a scarcely there beat, the playful intonations a contrast with the implied hurt. Read more

 

BULLETT MAGAZINE

NYC DUO OVERCOATS ARE AFRAID OF THE DARK ON 'NIGHTTIME HUNGER'

“When the darkness comes. When the darkness comes.” In the intertwined voices of Overcoats‘ Hana Elion and JJ Mitchell it almost sounds sweet and innocent. But there’s a lot of threat implied in the lyric of their song “Nighttime Hunger.” “Nighttime hunger eats at me when I’m alone,” they sing over a scarcely there beat, the playful intonations a contrast with the implied hurt. Read more

  AXS MAGAZINE OVERCOATS TO PERFORM IN NYC AHEAD OF SXSW APPEARANCE New York-based duo Overcoats will bring their infectious and soulful sound to LES lounge and music venue Fat Baby on Thursday, March 3. The performance follows the release of their newest single, "Nighttime Hunger," which premiered internationally to strong reviews. The song highlights the lovely subtleties and elegance of the ladies' voices, and will be amazing live. Overcoats members Hana and JJ have been busy since the release of their self-titled, debut EP last summer, including a trip to Dublin to perform at Longitude Festival 2015. Overcoats has also sold out shows stateside, and will soon head to SXSW to showcase their talents at the famed music festival. Read more

 

AXS MAGAZINE

OVERCOATS TO PERFORM IN NYC AHEAD OF SXSW APPEARANCE

New York-based duo Overcoats will bring their infectious and soulful sound to LES lounge and music venue Fat Baby on Thursday, March 3. The performance follows the release of their newest single, "Nighttime Hunger," which premiered internationally to strong reviews. The song highlights the lovely subtleties and elegance of the ladies' voices, and will be amazing live. Overcoats members Hana and JJ have been busy since the release of their self-titled, debut EP last summer, including a trip to Dublin to perform at Longitude Festival 2015. Overcoats has also sold out shows stateside, and will soon head to SXSW to showcase their talents at the famed music festival. Read more

  RIGHT CHORD MUSIC FIRST SIGNS OF LOVE NO. 187 Despite it’s introspective lyrics about emotional hunger and emptiness, it’s the hypnotic chorus ‘When The Darkness Comes’ the sublime vocal harmonies, and the clinking bottle top style electronica that stick in your head. The length of the track provides an additional hook, at just under 3 minutes, it’s hard not to hit repeat and play again and again. Read more

 

RIGHT CHORD MUSIC

FIRST SIGNS OF LOVE NO. 187

Despite it’s introspective lyrics about emotional hunger and emptiness, it’s the hypnotic chorus ‘When The Darkness Comes’ the sublime vocal harmonies, and the clinking bottle top style electronica that stick in your head. The length of the track provides an additional hook, at just under 3 minutes, it’s hard not to hit repeat and play again and again.
Read more

  TIGRESS MAGAZINE INTERVIEW OF OVERCOATS TM: What do you love about creating music/being in a band? JJ:  Being in a band and being able to create music every day is such a blessing. Sometimes in rehearsal we just stop and look at each other and think, HOW is this our job? We get to write music—something that we both find a healing and fulfilling experience…and we get to perform—which is terrifying and exhilarating and euphoric all at once. It can be hard to be a musician, especially somewhere like New York. Read more

 

TIGRESS MAGAZINE

INTERVIEW OF OVERCOATS

TM: What do you love about creating music/being in a band?
JJ:  Being in a band and being able to create music every day is such a blessing. Sometimes in rehearsal we just stop and look at each other and think, HOW is this our job? We get to write music—something that we both find a healing and fulfilling experience…and we get to perform—which is terrifying and exhilarating and euphoric all at once. It can be hard to be a musician, especially somewhere like New York. Read more

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THE BLUE WALRUS

OVERCOATS-WALK ON (PREMIERE)

We fell in love with the band and their own brand of “soultronica” with The Fog earlier this year, and the simplicity of Walk On demonstrates that there is a lot more from their folk roots still to come. Read more>

NIALLER9 INTRO: OVERCOATS - MELODIC AMBIENT POP FOLK Overcoats are a New York-based duo who describe their music as “electro-folk-soul”, an accurate descriptor for their melodic ambient pop folk songs so far (that’s mine). The two 21 year olds, Hana Elion & JJ Mitchell, are moving to Dublin next month to write their full-length album Read More>


NIALLER9

INTRO: OVERCOATS - MELODIC AMBIENT POP FOLK

Overcoats are a New York-based duo who describe their music as “electro-folk-soul”, an accurate descriptor for their melodic ambient pop folk songs so far (that’s mine). The two 21 year olds, Hana Elion & JJ Mitchell, are moving to Dublin next month to write their full-length album Read More>

This is our jam OVERCOATS ARE MY MELLOW MONDAY JAM Now please excuse me while I curl up into my blazer like its a blanket (or, overcoat, if you will) and listen to "Little Memory" with my eyes closed. Read More>


This is our jam

OVERCOATS ARE MY MELLOW MONDAY JAM

Now please excuse me while I curl up into my blazer like its a blanket (or, overcoat, if you will) and listen to "Little Memory" with my eyes closed. Read More>

HILLYDILLY OVERCOATS - "LITTLE MEMORY" “Little Memory” by new New York-based duo Overcoats is a soft and wonderfully paced ballad, and there’s no doubt that it’s going to take off in popularity once more ears get around to getting a grip on it. Read More>


HILLYDILLY

OVERCOATS - "LITTLE MEMORY"

“Little Memory” by new New York-based duo Overcoats is a soft and wonderfully paced ballad, and there’s no doubt that it’s going to take off in popularity once more ears get around to getting a grip on it. Read More>

DRUNKEN WEREWOLF INTRODUCING OVERCOATS It's very rare that a group is described as sounding like both Chet Faker and Simon & Garfunkel in the same sentence. Electronica and folk should not be mixed, as Avicii have very much proved. However, when it comes to New York based duo Overcoats, pinpointing why they have been compared to both of these artists is easy... As is getting completely hooked to their perfectly formed pop songs. Read More

DRUNKEN WEREWOLF

INTRODUCING OVERCOATS

It's very rare that a group is described as sounding like both Chet Faker and Simon & Garfunkel in the same sentence. Electronica and folk should not be mixed, as Avicii have very much proved. However, when it comes to New York based duo Overcoats, pinpointing why they have been compared to both of these artists is easy... As is getting completely hooked to their perfectly formed pop songs. Read More

ALL SONGS CONSIDERED YOUR FAVORITE NEW MUSICIANS OF 2016 (SO FAR) "The chills they give me; the fact that I can't look away when they perform; their complex and irresistible harmonies; the vulnerability to their words and the dance-y beats they put behind them." Read More  

ALL SONGS CONSIDERED

YOUR FAVORITE NEW MUSICIANS OF 2016 (SO FAR)

"The chills they give me; the fact that I can't look away when they perform; their complex and irresistible harmonies; the vulnerability to their words and the dance-y beats they put behind them." Read More

 

  NPR MUSIC HEAVY ROTATION: 10 SONGS PUBLIC RADIO CAN'T STOP PLAYING Synchronization could go either way: It can be hauntingly scary, like The Shining's Grady twins, or it can be hauntingly beautiful, like the music of Ibeyi and Lucius. New York friends Hana Elion and JJ Mitchell most definitely fall into the latter, cooler category, creating spellbinding harmonies as the folktronica duo Overcoats. Their self-titled debut EP is a wealth of trip-hoppy loops and tormented tones, especially in the hypnotic single "Smaller Than My Mother." Read More

 

NPR MUSIC

HEAVY ROTATION: 10 SONGS PUBLIC RADIO CAN'T STOP PLAYING

Synchronization could go either way: It can be hauntingly scary, like The Shining's Grady twins, or it can be hauntingly beautiful, like the music of Ibeyi and Lucius. New York friends Hana Elion and JJ Mitchell most definitely fall into the latter, cooler category, creating spellbinding harmonies as the folktronica duo Overcoats. Their self-titled debut EP is a wealth of trip-hoppy loops and tormented tones, especially in the hypnotic single "Smaller Than My Mother." Read More

  THE LINE OF BEST FIT OVERCOATS EXPLORE INSOMNIA WITH HYPNOTIC ELECTRONIC TRACK "NIGHTTIME HUNGER" Following a year that saw the release of their debut eponymous EP and a transatlantic tour, New York electronic outfit Overcoats continue to feed the hype with their latest single. "Nighttime Hunger" sees them make a step towards a darker and more ambitious sound. Read More

 

THE LINE OF BEST FIT

OVERCOATS EXPLORE INSOMNIA WITH HYPNOTIC ELECTRONIC TRACK "NIGHTTIME HUNGER"

Following a year that saw the release of their debut eponymous EP and a transatlantic tour, New York electronic outfit Overcoats continue to feed the hype with their latest single. "Nighttime Hunger" sees them make a step towards a darker and more ambitious sound. Read More

  HILLYDILLY NIGHTTIME HUNGER There’s an aura ingrained in us from when we first heard New York trio Overcoats’ debut, “Little Memory”, one year ago (it was one of those tracks that never really left our playlists nor our minds). Now, however, it’s time that the group makes its return with “Nighttime Hunger,” their latest single release. They’ve here injected within it electronic cuts again that simply push the track to greatness, and once it gets going, there’s really no stopping the vocal slate that has perfectly harmonized tones to offer. Read more

 

HILLYDILLY

NIGHTTIME HUNGER

There’s an aura ingrained in us from when we first heard New York trio Overcoats’ debut, “Little Memory”, one year ago (it was one of those tracks that never really left our playlists nor our minds). Now, however, it’s time that the group makes its return with “Nighttime Hunger,” their latest single release. They’ve here injected within it electronic cuts again that simply push the track to greatness, and once it gets going, there’s really no stopping the vocal slate that has perfectly harmonized tones to offer. Read more

  METHOD MAGAZINE ON THE PHONE WITH OVERCOATS: A CATCH UP CALL WITH HANA ELION ('15) AND JJ MITCHELL ('15) “We were infants back then!” JJ Mitchell (’15) yelps over the phone. It’s been a year since Method interviewed Hana Elion and JJ Mitchell, the now international folk power-house known as Overcoats. In the months following that Foss Hill afternoon, they won Battle of the Bands, opened Spring Fling, released their debut EP and moved to Dublin for the summer. Read more

 

METHOD MAGAZINE

ON THE PHONE WITH OVERCOATS: A CATCH UP CALL WITH HANA ELION ('15) AND JJ MITCHELL ('15)

“We were infants back then!” JJ Mitchell (’15) yelps over the phone. It’s been a year since Method interviewed Hana Elion and JJ Mitchell, the now international folk power-house known as Overcoats. In the months following that Foss Hill afternoon, they won Battle of the Bands, opened Spring Fling, released their debut EP and moved to Dublin for the summer. Read more

  MUSIC CREATES FEATURE FRIDAY: OVERCOATS For some of us, nighttime hunger is a twelve o’clock deadline and the box of chocolate-frosted donuts that’s just sitting there in the lounge.  Not for Hana Elion and JJ Mitchell of Overcoats, however, whose new single “Nighttime Hunger” plays more like Are You Afraid of the Dark?  Premiering with BULLETT Magazine last week, “Nighttime Hunger” appears on the electro-folk-soul duo’s debut EP from last summer. Read more

 

MUSIC CREATES

FEATURE FRIDAY: OVERCOATS

For some of us, nighttime hunger is a twelve o’clock deadline and the box of chocolate-frosted donuts that’s just sitting there in the lounge.  Not for Hana Elion and JJ Mitchell of Overcoats, however, whose new single “Nighttime Hunger” plays more like Are You Afraid of the Dark?  Premiering with BULLETT Magazine last week, “Nighttime Hunger” appears on the electro-folk-soul duo’s debut EP from last summer. Read more

  DELI MAGAZINE OVERCOATS: Although only comprised of two musicians, Hana Ellon and JJ Mitchell, the band offers music that's diverse and multi-layered. Their voices, confident and seducing, bring to mind Lucius' amazing harmonizing, and rise above the electronic instrumental base present throughout most of their self-titled EP. Read more  

 

DELI MAGAZINE

OVERCOATS:

Although only comprised of two musicians, Hana Ellon and JJ Mitchell, the band offers music that's diverse and multi-layered. Their voices, confident and seducing, bring to mind Lucius' amazing harmonizing, and rise above the electronic instrumental base present throughout most of their self-titled EP. Read more

 

LA MUSIC BLOG

FEATURED ARTIST: OVERCOATS

As a female-fronted, electronic-tinged folk group of singer songwriters, they find themselves in an interesting arena. They exhibit voices like Amy, the pop influences of Tegan and Sara, the dark underbelly of Chelsea Wolfe, and the tragedy of Daughter, all bolstered by the acoustic leanings of classic singer songwriters. Read more>

NEXT 2 SHINE WRAP YOURSELF IN THE OVERCOATS AGAINST "THE FOG" Here [Overcoats] returns with the percussive hand claps, poignant guitar and reflectively weighed harmonies of The Fog's preservation of identity against the oppressive pall of suffocating expectations. Read More>


NEXT 2 SHINE

WRAP YOURSELF IN THE OVERCOATS AGAINST "THE FOG"

Here [Overcoats] returns with the percussive hand claps, poignant guitar and reflectively weighed harmonies of The Fog's preservation of identity against the oppressive pall of suffocating expectations. Read More>

NEXT 2 SHINE OVERCOATS URGE YOU TO "WALK ON" Hana Elion - here on a subtle, poignantly reflective guitar - and JJ Mitchell return with the dreamy vulnerability and lullaby-like heart-weariness of the 'folktronica' infused 'Walk On', with tempered percussion and an eddying synth acting as the sonic fabric for the sensitive swell and ethereal wonder of their beautiful harmonies Read More>


NEXT 2 SHINE

OVERCOATS URGE YOU TO "WALK ON"

Hana Elion - here on a subtle, poignantly reflective guitar - and JJ Mitchell return with the dreamy vulnerability and lullaby-like heart-weariness of the 'folktronica' infused 'Walk On', with tempered percussion and an eddying synth acting as the sonic fabric for the sensitive swell and ethereal wonder of their beautiful harmonies Read More>

NEXT 2 SHINE YOU WILL BE SEDUCED BY THE ETHEREAL BEAUTY OF OVERCOATS' "LITTLE MEMORY" Inspired by the likes of Lykke Li, Laura Marling and Nick Hakim, New York-based 'folk-electro-soul' duo Overcoats, Hana Elion and JJ Mitchell, glide ever so wondrously onto the music scene with their enchantingly mesmeric debut, 'Little Memory' Read More>


NEXT 2 SHINE

YOU WILL BE SEDUCED BY THE ETHEREAL BEAUTY OF OVERCOATS' "LITTLE MEMORY"

Inspired by the likes of Lykke Li, Laura Marling and Nick Hakim, New York-based 'folk-electro-soul' duo Overcoats, Hana Elion and JJ Mitchell, glide ever so wondrously onto the music scene with their enchantingly mesmeric debut, 'Little Memory' Read More>

WILD HONEY PIE OVERCOATS RETURN WITH A REFRESHING TAKE ON HOZIER'S CHERRY WINE There’s no doubt that Overcoats’ strength lies within their harmonies. As they seamlessly intertwine their voices together, it’s as if they’re completing each other’s sentences. But there’s also something to be said about their relationship beyond the vocals. And although they haven’t written a song specifically about their friendship, it’s tangible in “Cherry Wine.” In their own words, “We have loved Hozier for a long time; we first started listening to him in 2014 when his first EP came out. When we graduated college in 2015, we moved to Dublin for a few months and got really immersed in the Irish music scene – and saw an incredible Hozier concert when we played Longitude Festival. ‘Cherry Wine’ is a song that meant a lot to us while we were touring and traveling.” Read More

WILD HONEY PIE

OVERCOATS RETURN WITH A REFRESHING TAKE ON HOZIER'S CHERRY WINE

There’s no doubt that Overcoats’ strength lies within their harmonies. As they seamlessly intertwine their voices together, it’s as if they’re completing each other’s sentences. But there’s also something to be said about their relationship beyond the vocals. And although they haven’t written a song specifically about their friendship, it’s tangible in “Cherry Wine.” In their own words, “We have loved Hozier for a long time; we first started listening to him in 2014 when his first EP came out. When we graduated college in 2015, we moved to Dublin for a few months and got really immersed in the Irish music scene – and saw an incredible Hozier concert when we played Longitude Festival. ‘Cherry Wine’ is a song that meant a lot to us while we were touring and traveling.” Read More

KINGS OF A&R OVERCOATS SHOW OFF INDIE CHOPS NYC-based female duo, Hana and JJ that go by the name Overcoats are showing off their indie chops with the latest track ‘Nighttime Hunger‘. The dark-pop indie act just wrapped up shows at SXSW, winning praise from tastemakers sites including HillyDily and The 405. They just finished a three-month tour overseas in support of their first EP. Having performed showcases in London, and Longitude Festival alongside the likes of James Blake, Hozier and Ibeyi, these girl are on a roll. Read More

KINGS OF A&R

OVERCOATS SHOW OFF INDIE CHOPS

NYC-based female duo, Hana and JJ that go by the name Overcoats are showing off their indie chops with the latest track ‘Nighttime Hunger‘.

The dark-pop indie act just wrapped up shows at SXSW, winning praise from tastemakers sites including HillyDily and The 405.

They just finished a three-month tour overseas in support of their first EP. Having performed showcases in London, and Longitude Festival alongside the likes of James Blake, Hozier and Ibeyi, these girl are on a roll. Read More

  NIALLER 9 OVERCOATS - 'NIGHTTIME HUNGER' The New York folk pop duo Overcoats spent last summer in Dublin winning over a new audiences before moving on to London and doing the same there. Now back in NYC, Hana Elion and JJ Mitchell have a new single ready for us. ‘Nighttime Hunger’ features the girls’ melodic sensibilities to the fore set to a percussive shaking beat and is concerned with “the fears that subside by day but emerge and consume us by night.” Overcoats will be at SXSW next month along with the below dates. Read More  

 

NIALLER 9

OVERCOATS - 'NIGHTTIME HUNGER'

The New York folk pop duo Overcoats spent last summer in Dublin winning over a new audiences before moving on to London and doing the same there. Now back in NYC, Hana Elion and JJ Mitchell have a new single ready for us. ‘Nighttime Hunger’ features the girls’ melodic sensibilities to the fore set to a percussive shaking beat and is concerned with “the fears that subside by day but emerge and consume us by night.” Overcoats will be at SXSW next month along with the below dates. Read More

 

  THE WILD HONEY PIE GET TO KNOW THE SWEET HARMONIES AND UNIQUE RHYTHMS OF OVERCOATS Hana Elion and JJ Mitchell combine sweet harmonies, thought-provoking lyrics, and synthetic, heartbeat-like rhythms to form the unique folktronic sounds of Overcoats. While the band was born at Wesleyan University, the duo has taken on several states, cities, and international venues, including New York, London, Dublin, and the NPR Mountain Stage — they’re also set to perform at SXSW this week! Read More  

 

THE WILD HONEY PIE

GET TO KNOW THE SWEET HARMONIES AND UNIQUE RHYTHMS OF OVERCOATS

Hana Elion and JJ Mitchell combine sweet harmonies, thought-provoking lyrics, and synthetic, heartbeat-like rhythms to form the unique folktronic sounds of Overcoats. While the band was born at Wesleyan University, the duo has taken on several states, cities, and international venues, including New York, London, Dublin, and the NPR Mountain Stage — they’re also set to perform at SXSW this week! Read More

 

  CLASH MAGAZINE PREMIERE: OVERCOATS- 'NIGHTTIME HUNGER'  Heading out on tour for three months, Overcoats returned to the studio just as 2015 began to draw to a close. Clash is able to premiere new cut 'Nighttime Hunger' and it's a midnight-hued piece of songwriting. The voices merge, with the hushed tones serving to outline the intensity of the track itself: “Nighttime hunger / and all the fears that it brings / tend to fade in the light / in daytime I build / a new me but still / dread the night...” Read more

 

CLASH MAGAZINE

PREMIERE: OVERCOATS- 'NIGHTTIME HUNGER' 

Heading out on tour for three months, Overcoats returned to the studio just as 2015 began to draw to a close. Clash is able to premiere new cut 'Nighttime Hunger' and it's a midnight-hued piece of songwriting. The voices merge, with the hushed tones serving to outline the intensity of the track itself: “Nighttime hunger / and all the fears that it brings / tend to fade in the light / in daytime I build / a new me but still / dread the night...” Read more

  CULTURE COLLIDE OUTRO: THIS WEEK WITH ANDREW BIRD, FIONA APPLE, OVERCOATS AND MORE NYC duo Hana Elion and JJ Mitchell make music as Overcoats. Their new single “Nighttime Hunger” follows the release of their self-titled EP, which brought them on tour overseas and on bills alongside James Blake, Hozier, and Ibeyi. With its seductive beat and soulful harmonies, you’ll be sure to have it on repeat all weekend. Read more  

 

CULTURE COLLIDE

OUTRO: THIS WEEK WITH ANDREW BIRD, FIONA APPLE, OVERCOATS AND MORE

NYC duo Hana Elion and JJ Mitchell make music as Overcoats. Their new single “Nighttime Hunger” follows the release of their self-titled EP, which brought them on tour overseas and on bills alongside James Blake, Hozier, and Ibeyi. With its seductive beat and soulful harmonies, you’ll be sure to have it on repeat all weekend. Read more

 

  CRACK IN THE ROAD INTERVIEW: OVERCOATS I first met Hana Elion and JJ Mitchell AKA Overcoats during the soundcheck of our last London live show. That evening I watched their magical mix of electro-folk and soul slowly seduce the crowd. Afterwards we got chatting by the bar and the duo told me of their travels from Brooklyn to Dublin then across the UK. Read more

 

CRACK IN THE ROAD

INTERVIEW: OVERCOATS

I first met Hana Elion and JJ Mitchell AKA Overcoats during the soundcheck of our last London live show. That evening I watched their magical mix of electro-folk and soul slowly seduce the crowd. Afterwards we got chatting by the bar and the duo told me of their travels from Brooklyn to Dublin then across the UK. Read more

  NEXT2SHINE OVERCOATS GRAPPLE WITH A 'NIGHTTIME HUNGER' Overcoats are now back with new track, 'Nighttime Hunger'; over a humming synth and knocking, percussive pulse, the ethereal fragility of their hand'n'glove harmonizing entwines in somber realization as the duo traverse the ghostly margins of the heart and mind where fears, hopes and insecurities all churn in a nebulous tumble. Read more

 

NEXT2SHINE

OVERCOATS GRAPPLE WITH A 'NIGHTTIME HUNGER'

Overcoats are now back with new track, 'Nighttime Hunger'; over a humming synth and knocking, percussive pulse, the ethereal fragility of their hand'n'glove harmonizing entwines in somber realization as the duo traverse the ghostly margins of the heart and mind where fears, hopes and insecurities all churn in a nebulous tumble. Read more

  Killing moon TRACK OF THE DAY: OVERCOATS "WALK ON" In terms of vocals, these two have got something that is in equal parts powerful and tranquil, and might give the camps of Smoke Fairies, The Staves, The Casket Girls and Jack & Eliza quite a bit to think about. New effort Walk On follows preceding debut online offering Little Memory and matches it almost perfectly in terms of its think-about-life composition. It is both cool and incisive without coming across as pretentious; if more of the music industry was like this song we might not have so much to bitch about. Get familiar. Read More>

 

Killing moon

TRACK OF THE DAY: OVERCOATS "WALK ON"

In terms of vocals, these two have got something that is in equal parts powerful and tranquil, and might give the camps of Smoke Fairies, The Staves, The Casket Girls and Jack & Eliza quite a bit to think about. New effort Walk On follows preceding debut online offering Little Memory and matches it almost perfectly in terms of its think-about-life composition. It is both cool and incisive without coming across as pretentious; if more of the music industry was like this song we might not have so much to bitch about. Get familiar. Read More>

METHOD MAGAZINE OVERCOATS Until recently, Hana Elion (’15) didn’t own a winter coat. JJ Mitchell (also ’15), a New York native, has a plethora of standout options, most notably a navy fur collared satin-y bomber jacket that’s equal parts World War Two pilot and oil-money-heiress-slumming it in a hookah lounge on 1st Avenue. The duo’s Yin-Yang friend dynamic is the basis for their new cloud-soul project Overcoats Read More>


METHOD MAGAZINE

OVERCOATS

Until recently, Hana Elion (’15) didn’t own a winter coat. JJ Mitchell (also ’15), a New York native, has a plethora of standout options, most notably a navy fur collared satin-y bomber jacket that’s equal parts World War Two pilot and oil-money-heiress-slumming it in a hookah lounge on 1st Avenue. The duo’s Yin-Yang friend dynamic is the basis for their new cloud-soul project Overcoats Read More>

AURAL WES "LITTLE MEMORY" AND TIME-SOUL: MEET OVERCOATS Overcoats is the only thing Hana Elion and JJ Mitchell want to do. All day, every day, they tell me. Sitting in Hana’s sunny bedroom, I’m chatting with her and JJ about Overcoats, their electro soul-folk project. Hana’s bed—“our bed,” as the two of them describe it—is where it all happens. Read more>


AURAL WES

"LITTLE MEMORY" AND TIME-SOUL: MEET OVERCOATS

Overcoats is the only thing Hana Elion and JJ Mitchell want to do. All day, every day, they tell me. Sitting in Hana’s sunny bedroom, I’m chatting with her and JJ about Overcoats, their electro soul-folk project. Hana’s bed—“our bed,” as the two of them describe it—is where it all happens. Read more>