Their concoction of indie, folk, and string music – driven by singer Cardenas’ violin and Mario Salas’ hypnotic cello – brought something both fresh and classic to Radio Coffee & Beer on Saturday night, suggesting Lexi and the Bleached Roses are one of Austin’s best up-and-comers in the indie-folk game. - Ear Traffic ATX
Bleached Roses is an indie rock band from Austin, TX. It is fronted by violinist and singer Lexi Cardenas who puts forth her 21 years of classical violin training and live music experience to create sweeping orchestral indie rock sounds. Kishi Bashi meets Postal Service. Complete with vivid strings, driving beats, and a powerful presence, Bleached Roses is quickly making a name for themselves in Austin music scene.
Previously called Lexi and the Bleached Roses, in 2017 the band released their debut album 'Sweet Desire.' Ovrld hailed the title track as showing off "a knack for heartbreakingly raw and intimate songwriting." Sweet Desire was also featured on KUTX's Austin Music Minute with Laurie Gallardo and CBS Austin's Music Monday segment. This album took the band on tour across Texas and Louisiana.
Bleached Roses spent Spring 2018 working on a new EP, Blooms. Blooms will be released September 2018.