Floating Room

Floating Room

Portland, OR

About

“Portland’s Floating Room is a band led by Maya Stoner that specializes in emotive, beat-laden indie rock made all the more intimate-sounding by virtue its writing and recording sessions largely take place in Stoner’s bedroom. […] The album title is a nod to the Pacific Northwest’s notoriously overcast weather but the expansive, contrasting moods and dreamy atmospheres of its songs more closely recall the old expression that “even dark clouds have silver linings.”” -She Shreds

“On debut album sunless, the group contemplates the dissolution of a relationship and the creation of another. Their newest single “Fun” is a bit of a misnomer: Stoner’s vocals are haunting and faded like an echo in an empty mansion, relenting, “Oh my heart is continuously breaking, I use to think that this was mine for the taking.”” -Stereogum

“Whether it’s the existentialism and fear of Red House Painters [or] the quiet isolation of Slint […] Floating Room more than captures these feelings.
sunless is an experiential album that deserves to be heard in full.”-CLRVYNT

“Floating Room’s self-described “gray pop” brings grace and order to distorted noise compositions, which sometimes eclipse Stoner’s hushed lyrics like passing storms. Each song sounds like it’s backed by a wild pack of guitars—some riffs hum warmly, while others thunder and drone over Bates’ samples, which include dog whimpers and wind chimes. The result is arresting.”-Portland Mercury