Tyto Alba formed in the fall of 2014 and features the talents of singer/songwriter Melanie Steinway, guitarist Matt Rossi, bassist/synth player Daniel DiMarchi and drummer Andrew Bair. Captivating guitar melodies interweave through songs that defy the pop mold without breaking it entirely. Emotive vocals croon about sleepy summers or howl about fright and abuse. The band’s dreamy indie sound surges between intimacy and powerful complexity. The name is the scientific name for barn owls.
“There is a certain moment in a band’s trajectory when you can actually observe the music evolving. Denver four-piece Tyto Alba is experiencing just such a moment: a young band spreading its wings in sound and spirit before an audience’s eyes.”
-Tom Murphy, Westword“Denver indie rockers Tyto Alba present a musical paradox…loud and quiet, narrow and expansive, dense and sparse, personal and universal.”
-Jeremy Fleischer, Scene Magazine“Graceful and surging with fresh musical energy, Tyto Alba might very well be the shockwave 2017’s indie rock scene needs.”
-Mitch Mosk, Atwood Magazine