Decoded hails from Los Angeles, California and boasts an impressive independent resume! I find their music to be a light-hearted flash similar to the melodic and heavily palm-muted 90′s which makes for a unique sound that keeps your foot tapping and head bobbing! Before I get too deep into their music, however, I want to talk about an event going on right now that they are hosting.
Rock For A Difference is a charitable music event being hosted by Decoded in Los Angeles every Thursday this May. With two weeks left, May 24th will benefit HeARTS Giving Hope while May 31st will benefit Rent.Food.Broke. They are setting up lots of great bands and hosting raffles for band-donated items from which all proceeds will be donated to the day’s featured organization. Check out the Lineup and make a show!
Right now the details of the band are purposefully shrouded as it was a chance start-up just recently in 2011. Vocalist Derek Jordan met up with well-known producer Davey Julson-Rieley and created Decoded while working on the album to be called “The Split.” we can only wait anxiously for some light to be shed on the situation this year when “The Split” is released!
There are two tracks that have been released so far, however, and both are great songs! I favor “Open Season” over “Lost No More” because of its catchy riff-heavy chorus that maintains a light and up-beat tone. Stream it below and let me know what you think about it!
Also, leave a comment with your thoughts on Rock For A Difference and the band’s general secrecy!