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Flamingosis’ flashy funk in new LP “A Groovy Thing” + live at Brooklyn Steel on 11.24

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Flamingosis' flashy funk in new LP
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Funk
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NYC

Electronic producer Flamingosis released his latest album, A Groovy Thing last month, a lush and exciting record that has the potential to please a wide range of ears, full of mellow nu-jazz influences, bossanova vibes, ultra-funky dance tracks, and pristine beats. Throughout the album, Flamingosis delivers quality samples, arrangements and grooves, as heard on the second track, "don’t ...

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Hite brings Appalachian folk to C’mon Everybody 08.25

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Hite brings Appalachian folk to C'mon Everybody 08.25
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Hite
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Alt/Indie Folk
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NYC

Drawing from both Appalachian folk music and modern experimental acoustic styles, Brooklyn based artist Hite ( aka Julia Easterlin) presents a captivating sound alongside illustrious storytelling. In March, Hite released her debut album, Light of a Strange Day, a tranquil and harmonious record featuring delicate vocals that carries listeners to a southern mountain soundscape. Catch Hite at ...

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Hellbirds deliver colorful rock to Bowery Electric on 08.08

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Hellbirds deliver colorful rock to Bowery Electric on 08.08
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Alt Rock
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NYC

Alt-rock trio Hellbirds showcases a springy mood in their newest album, 12 Songs on Film, a cheerful record that swings between classic ’90s, radio friendly alt-rock (we hear Cake here and there) and elegant pop a la’ Elvis Costello. As suggested by its title, the record is accompanied by a "full length album video" (streaming below), ...

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Lulu Lewis brings noir pop to Bowery Electric tomorrow (08.05)

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Lulu Lewis brings noir pop to Bowery Electric tomorrow (08.05)
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Post Punk
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NYC

Even though NYC band Lulu Lewis claims to play "Harlem Punk," we believe the term "noir-garage pop" better describes their music, which, however, is not entirely devoid of a punk vein. Fronted by magnetic and clear voiced actress, producer, visual artist and songwriter Dylan Hundley, the quartet released stylish debut video "All Just Pretending" (streaming below) earlier in ...

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Big Huge celebrates “Cruel World” LP at BK Bazaar on 08.16

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Big Huge celebrates
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Revival Rock (Other)
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NYC

Big Huge have been joining the grit and DIY mentality of punk with infectiously catchy tunes since 2012, and their 2015 self-released EP Orama featured some ultra-fun, unstoppable tunes drenched in vintage influences. In that record, front-man Dan Reg’s twitchy vocals often evoked the sugary sweet melodies of 50’s pop with a layer of fuzzy distorted ...

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88 Palms brings noir disco to Bowery Electric tomorrow (07.27)

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88 Palms brings noir disco to Bowery Electric tomorrow (07.27)
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Electro-Pop/Synthpop
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NYC

Step into the synth-pop fueled disco of 88 Palms, a group that seduces through glamourous imagery and vintage electronic sounds. The duo released single “Bright Lights” last year, a groovy and smooth track born to be played in vintage looking, semi-lit nightclubs. Featuring lingering synth arpeggios, rigorous electronic drums and the sophisticated, semi-whispered soulful vocals ...

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Twin Guns take garage-noir to Bowery Electric 07.20

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Twin Guns take garage-noir to Bowery Electric 07.20
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Garage Rock
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NYC

Through an unnerving noir mannerism, Brooklyn band Twin Guns capitalizes on a sinister and cinematic sound, delivering a sludgy combination of post punk tension and Spaghetti Western influences – with all the related "hallucidelic" imagery and hazy sonics. This surreal sound is complemented in the video for "Johnny’s Dead" (streaming below) by a dark atmosphere filled with ...

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Wooden/Apple/Heart’s new folk-based album

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Wooden/Apple/Heart's new folk-based album
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Alt/Indie Folk
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Washington DC

Local band Wooden/Apple/Heart incorporates rhythmic folk instrumentals, quiet harmonizing vocals, and experimental sounds to create a skillful haziness. In their new album,  The First Woman to See Her Reflection in the World Before Mirrors, the group employs a modern, experimental-folk approach to music-making; inclusive of jumpy and innovative percussion, layered guitar riffs and occasional background ...

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Pool Cosby plays Bowery Electric 07.20

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Pool Cosby plays Bowery Electric 07.20
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Pool Cosby
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Hip Hop
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NYC

Electronic trio Pool Cosby recently released their LP, Blind Gold, a record that’s at once soulful and… brainful. With its dynamic layer of samples and live instruments accompanying the electronic experimentation, the album showcases a symbiotic relation between ambient, chillwave leanings, and a hip-hop based style. The LP also includes an intriguing selection of featured ...

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KYYN’s soulful indie-pop fusion in self-titled EP

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KYYN's soulful indie-pop fusion in self-titled EP
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KYYN
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sheiskyyn
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Indie Pop
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NYC

Local indie-pop artist KYYN released her debut, self-titled EP last month. In stand out single "This is the Way Things Go" (streaming below), KYYN’s soulful vocals are immersed in a dreamy and edgy R’n’B production that delivers a perfect sonic carpet for her smooth soprano. The track features a collaboration with fellow New York artist Miss, and illustrates KYYN’s ...

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Minor Poet’s single “River Days” from debut album, releasing 08.25

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Minor Poet's single
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Indie Rock
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Washington DC

It’s difficult not to get lost in the lush, lucid indie-rock of Minor Poet. Set to release his debut solo album, And How!, next month, the Richmond-native songwriter sets lyrics inspired by his personal narratives and pairs them with stoic and steady instrumentals. On the recently released single “River Days”, the artist serves ...

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IYEZ release new single “Ov Rays” + play Bowery Electric 07.13

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IYEZ release new single
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Alt Rock
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NYC

Brooklyn band IYEZ returns to awe listeners with new single Ov Rays. In addition to the band’s signature, unearthly psychedelic sound, the single features a garage rock energy, propelled by sharp and punchy drumming and a sea of distorted guitars. Cloudy but tense vocals contribute to a psychedelic crescendo that’s as nebular as it is relentless. The ...

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Q&A with 79.5

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There is something magnetizing about Brooklyn band 79.5 – between dreamy and colorful vocal harmonies, entrancing electronic keyboard novelties, and smooth but jumpy rhythms, it is difficult to confine their dazzling sound to one characteristic. The seven-piece band, whose name alludes to the distinct tunes of a low dial FM radio station, has released two singles which enunciate their attractive mellow flavor. “Boy Don’t Be Afraid”, their latest release, reminds listeners of a vintage but original style that charms, presenting lyrics that softly speak to the troubles of romance. With their debut album Predictions set to release in ...

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Jay Pray releases new album, plays at Lantern Hall on 07/13

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Jay Pray releases new album, plays at Lantern Hall on 07/13
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Electro-Pop/Synthpop
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NYC

Like flying over a futuristic city on a sunny day, Jay Pray’s new self-titled album has a technological feel to it, but it’s never a cold one. In a way it’s a little like the sci-fi movies produced in the ’50s and ’60s: free from cynicism, technology was portraid as an exciting and benevolent force. This is captured ...

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Amira B’s releases “Defined” + lands July residency at Pianos

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Amira B's releases
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RnB
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New York State (except NYC)

R&B and soul singer-songwriter Amira B showcases a noteworthy vocal talent in her new album, Defined. Backed by a soul/funk group featuring also a fierce brass section, the vocalist delivers dazzling soul tracks worthy of FM radio rotation, like intimate single “I am Defined,” which expresses her self-discovery through personal hardships. ...

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ROXINY debut single “9 Months” + plays Planned Parenthood benefit on 07.17

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ROXINY debut single
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Indie Pop
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NYC

In her debut single "9 Months", Brooklyn singer Roxiny builds an immersive story which speaks to the besetment of destructive relationships. Included in her forthcoming EP, Rituals, the track develops a climactic build-up through heavy percussion that surrounds the steady dream-pop synth and droning guitar chords, pulling in the listener until the end of this ...

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Cruel Youth assists on holywater’s debut track “Hush”

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Cruel Youth assists on holywater's debut track
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Holywater
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Electro-Pop/Synthpop
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NYC

Though we’ve seen quite a few musical icons make headlines in the fashion world *coughKanyecough*, it’s quite rare to see someone from fashion make the switch to music. Enter holywater, a photographer, fashion curator and the head of creative collective Virgin Gold Cult, who is now also making her foray into music under the same name. And ...

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Mutilation Rites announces fall US tour, plays two nights at The Knit in October.

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Mutilation Rites announces fall US tour, plays two nights at The Knit in October.
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Metal-Death
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NYC

Brooklyn-based band Mutilation Rites offers a sound that fans of most metal sub-genres can mosh to, since they fuse elements of black, thrash, and death metal. The vocals on their 2014 release Harbinger employ metal’s raspy, high pitched shrieks, while also utilizing the deep and guttural growls from death metal. “Black Pyramid” sets the tone for the album, ...

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Flearoy blends Soul and Roots in new LP “Old Dog, New Tricks”

Flearoy blends Soul and Roots in new LP

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Folk/Americana

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In their new album Old Dog, New Tricks, released in May 2017, Brooklyn band Flearoy adapts old and new classics to their textured and elegant roots pop. Popular songs ranging from The Zombies’ “Time of the Season” to Justin Bieber’s “Sorry” find a new light in the five piece’s fusion of vintage motown soul vibes with a folky instrumentation. – Tafari Lemma

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Office Culture ahead of LP release

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Office Culture ahead of LP release
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Indie Pop
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NYC

After releasing their debut album earlier this year, NYC’s lounge pop band Office Culture is scheduled to play C’Mon Everybody on July 14th. With vocals reminiscent of Smokey Robinson, and slow and groovy instrumentals interwoven with refined pop and jazz influences, these Brooklyn natives conjure up smooth music that’s at once sophisticated and easy to the ear. ...

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Andy Suzuki & The Method bring folk-pop to Mercury Lounge 06.29

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Andy Suzuki & The Method bring folk-pop to Mercury Lounge 06.29
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Folk Rock
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NYC

New York duo Andy Suzuki & The Method does not shy away from developing rewarding, eerily mixed pop songs. Their third album, The Glass Hour, released in February, indicates a steady transition from the live band folk-rock pop of their previous installments to their current R&B and alternative rock sound, providing a positively translucent ...

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Alt Soul artist Quiet Luke plays Sunnyvale 07.21

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Alt Soul artist Quiet Luke plays Sunnyvale 07.21
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Soul – Nu/Alt Soul
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NYC

New York artist Quiet Luke treks over an interesting array of styles, blending sedated but emotional lyrics that heed to the classic R&B feel, with distorted electronic beats and heavily modulated synth lines accompanied by funky, staccato guitar parts. He released his debut album Beholden last year, which included the energized single “Escapist” (streaming), a ...

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Intense, break out pop rockers Thirdstory return to NYC at Warsaw on 06.23

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Intense, break out pop rockers Thirdstory return to NYC at Warsaw on 06.23
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Folk/Americana
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NYC

In May 2016, NYC’s Thirdstory released their debut EP ‘Searching’, a feel-good, folk-rock album with epic pop overtones that ended up resonating with tens of thousand of people. “Searching For A Feeling”, the first track off the EP, combines open, honest lyrics that reflect the contemporary struggles of today’s hookup culture with layers of vocals and guitars that ...

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Squad Car turn it up a notch in EP ‘Eschaton’

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Squad Car turn it up a notch in EP ‘Eschaton’
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Post Hardcore/Noise Rock
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New York State (except NYC)

With a minimal presence on social media, little is known about noise rock band Squad Car, besides the fact that they are not afraid to get loud (and messy). Their debut EP ‘Eschaton’ features seemingly endless combinations of screeching guitars, nearly indecipherable shouts, and relentless drum lines, laid on a bleeding ...

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Edson Sean’s unveils ‘New Start” single, plays SOB’s on 06.21

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Edson Sean's unveils 'New Start

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Soul – Nu/Alt Soul

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NYC

Hip-hop soul artist Edson Sean blends live soul and jazz instrumentals with foundational hip-hop vocals. In his new single “New Start,” released last month, Sean and his band, The Experi3nce, takes a more soulful approach that references eclectic live instrumental hip hop artists like the Roots or the Fugees. Sean has garnered attention for his sentimental lyrics that often speak about the hardships of relationships, also a signature of his debut album The Pursuit of Magic, which was featured in regular rotation on VH1 Soul. The Brooklyn native will be playing the popular Sol Village at SOB’s on 06.21. –Tafari Lemma

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