When in need of a midday pick-me-up Cardiknox has you covered with "Wasted Youth". The New York City duo, made up of Lonnie Angle and Thomas Dutton may have only released two original songs up until today however their previous experience speaks volumes as to where their gripping sound comes from. Previous to Cardiknox Angle focused on classical piano while Dutton fronted the punk pop group Forgive Durden, bringing together a bulk of credible artists, including Portugal. The Man's John Gourley, Saves The Day's Chris Conley and Say Anything's Max Bemis, to create his 2008 musical Razia's Shadow.
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Channeling the past seems to be the focus behind "Wasted Youth" which is built around the belief that "Someday I'll be thankful of my wasted youth". Surrounded by neon-washed electronic beats Angle's lead vocals shine through the forefront carrying a style reminiscent of the 80's their Cardiknox's overall appeal nods to. Incorporating stabbing synths and eccentric effects "Wasted Youth" provides the catchy hooks that you'll definitely be humming along to.