By Chad Snyder

Early Riser | photo by Andrew Bisdale | courtesy of the artist

Brooklyn folk pop duo Early Riser write upbeat songs for downtrodden people–just listen to their debut single “The Nevers.” Combining acoustic guitar, cello, and piano in a simple yet effective arrangement, Kiri Oliver and Heidi Vanderlee have crafted a touching ode to perserverance that has a very high probability of putting a smile on your face.

If you’ve been in a bit of a slump lately, let “The Nevers” be the reminder that it’s worth it to keep going. Things may not be going your way right now, but that …read more