Even though Blis is pretty young, the Atlanta four-piece is already drawing comparisons to some of indie rock’s biggest names. Though it’s quick to namecheck Weatherbox and American Football, the band has had other heavy-hitters like Modest Mouse and Silversun Pickups lobbed at it as well. The A.V. Club is streaming all of the band’s debut EP, Starting Fires In My Parents House, ahead of its release next week on Soft Speak Records. The EP’s angst-drenched title explains what makes Blis so potent, as the band is quick to put a torch to its influences, while also making the case that it’s the rightful heir to all sorts of respective thrones.

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