Human Resources | File photo

Electro pop-rock outfit Human Resources is set to share the stage at Lo-Fi Brewing May 29 with alt-pop group Babe Club, the atmospheric tunes of Persona La Ave, and folk-pop inspiration Jamie Gray of Cry Baby. 

It will be the first show back in Charleston for the HR guys, guitarist Dries Vandenburg of Susto, vocalist and bassist Aaron Utterback, keyboardist Paul Chelmis, and drummer and Coast Records creator Matt Zutell. 

“We’ve been spending the quarantine and all that just making new music and working on a new album,” Zutell told City Paper.

The HR group has kept busy during the lockdown putting out a joint EP with alt hip-hop duo Little Stranger, Human Stranger, and recording a ten-track cover album, Sad Bois, dedicated to ‘80s heartbreak anthems with keyboardist Ross Bogan of Charleston synth-wave group Doom Flamingo — and of course the full live session is available on YouTube with appearances from Doom frontwoman Kanika Moore and Babe Club’s Jenna Desmond.

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“It was just a fun thing to do for a quarantine project,” Zutell said. “To just continue to put out content and stay active and do what we can from our home studio. HR’s music is somewhat ‘80s inspired; it’s synth-heavy and pop-influenced. Our new music stretches out a little bit wider than that ‘80s sound.”

With a lineup of musicians that can’t seem to stop collaborating on diverse projects, the show’s complimentary vibes will abound. Tickets are available here.

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