D’Arc’s Family Jams is a duo consisting of brothers Jake D’Arc and Mike D’Arc. The brothers originally played in the band Peanut Butter Lovesicle, which was based in Brooklyn and London while touring throughout the US. They played The Bonaroo Music & Arts Festival and had 2 songs featured on the TV series Gossip Girl. The band also worked with multi-platinum producer Henry Hirsch (Lenny Kravitz, Paul McCartney).
Originally from Western Pennsylvania, the brothers now reside in South Jersey, where they continue to make music together. Their sound is self-described as a “mishmash of psychedelic Americana sprinkled with Motown flavors and ice cream parlor pop proclivities.” And their music features rich vocal harmonies, intricate guitar work, and soulful grooves. Drawing inspiration from classic acts such as The Beatles, The Flying Burrito Brothers, and Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, while also incorporating elements of modern indie rock.
In 2023, D’Arc’s Family Jams released their debut album which was praised by ANR Factory as “psychedelically sweet vintage soul.”Americana-UK added “the songs evoke much of the introspective side of The Band.” The album features Jake and Mike’s soaring harmonies and skilled guitar work, creating a dreamy, otherworldly atmosphere.