Author Archives: Olivia Sisinni

Yucca King drops new single “Know It All”

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Yucca King drops new single
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Yucca King
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yuccakingband
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Indie Rock
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NYC

Looking to get your dreamy, alt fix? Brooklyn’s Yucca King produces heavy 90’s indie vibes, where laid back instrumentals meet wretching, bare-all vocals and angst-ridden lyricism. They just dropped their latest single, "Know It All," a track that would almost qualify for a ballad, if not for it’s bursting hook. Check out the band’s latest single streaming ...

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Kino Kimino brings their garagey post punk to Alphaville 9/25

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Kino Kimino brings their garagey post punk to Alphaville 9/25
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Kino Kimino
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kinokimino
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Post Punk
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NYC

Brooklyn darlings Kino Kimino serve up gutsy, garage-y pop with a serious side of post punk. The brainchild of Kim Talon, the band features deadpan vocals, gritty guitars and 90’s cool-kid vibes. Their latest release, 2016’s "Bait is for Sissies" is unapologetic, innovative, fierce and hits in just all the right ways. Check out Kino ...

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Boon to bring psych sounds to Alphaville to 9/23

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Boon to bring psych sounds to Alphaville to 9/23
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Boon
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iamboonmusic
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Psych Rock
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NYC

The transportive power of psych music is a tired cliche, especially in a scene overflowing with every flavor of psych rock imaginable, but Brooklyn-based Boon cuts through the packs with a sound that is distinctively immersive. Boon’s brand of psych rock is multi-layered, glitchy, and nearly thick enough to wade through. Where other bands fall into pitfalls of ...

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Arhcie Alone drops new single, “Heavy Hearts” – release show at Meatlocker on 09.30

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Arhcie Alone drops new single,
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Archie Alone
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archiealonenj
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Pop Punk
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NYC

Though New Yorkers have an eternal obligation to hurl mild-mannered disgust toward New Jersey Dwellers (I mean, have you been on those highways?) we still have to give credit where credit is due. Jersey’s emo/post-emo sound is where it’s at and it’s long legacy of churning out seminal emo bands is admittedly hard to challenge. Archie Alone ...

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God Tiny Drops new video for “Awaken,” plays Mercury on 09.23

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God Tiny Drops new video for
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God Tiny
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GodTinyBand
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Garage Rock
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NYC

There is nothing small about God Tiny‘s sound: the Brooklyn-based psych/garage rockers serve up frenetic, down-and-dirty rock action, and their new video for single, "Awaken," perfectly deliver that action and that dirt on a visual level. The black-and-white work features a female protagonist, roaming the streets and taking names and is chocks full of the vintage ...

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TRISTN drops anthemic power pop album “January” tomorrow (09.08)

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TRISTN drops anthemic power pop album
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TRISTN
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tristnmusic
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Alt Rock
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NYC

TRISTN is an alt rock songstress that provides all the might of your fave early 2000s power pop band, with dulcet vocals and hooks so infectious you’ll swear you’re coming down with something. The NYC-based, one-woman project specializes in anthems that are attractive in both their energetic arrangements and simple yet poignant lyricism. ​TRISTN co-produced her debut album ...

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Goth-punk band, PAWNS drop new album

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Goth-punk band, PAWNS drop new album
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Pawns
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na
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Goth
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NYC

NY-based PAWNS serves up harrowing post-punk that’s just itching to darken your day. Their latest release, Gallows, is 10 evil-sounding tracks that manage to navigate an aesthetic that’s at once grim yet infectiously danceable. With simple, bouncy melody lines, and reverberating vocals that sound as if they were recorded from beyond the grave, Gallows is the LP to ...

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Deli Premiere: MICKY drops funky new single “He Won’t”

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Deli Premiere: MICKY drops funky new single

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MICKY

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listentomicky

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Soul – Nu/Alt Soul

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NYC

If we’re going to be honest about it, 2017 has yet to produce a real summer banger. Sure, you can make arguments for a few radio hits, but you’d really have to argue that one of them fits that magical "song of the summer" moniker. However, NYC-based MICKY (aka Michael Persall), might have just delivered the ultimate track to save you from those summer blues. "He Won’t," the Motown-pop influenced singer’s newest song premiering exclusively with the Deli, is another perfect example of MICKY’s penchant for making vintage sounds feel fresh and modern. With smooth horns, soulful falsetto vocals and funky synths, "He Won’t" is easily your perfect top-down driving tune. Stream it below, and we dare you to not fall head over heels in love. – Olivia Sisinni

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MICKY

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Freya Wilcox & the Howl unleashes raw blues-punk goodness on new LP “Tooth & Nail”

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Freya Wilcox & the Howl unleashes raw blues-punk goodness on new LP
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Freya Wilcox & the Howl
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freyawilcoxmusic
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Punk Revival
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NYC

Though there’s certain things that are maybe better left in Australia (sharks, poisonous snakes, spiders the size of your face, for starters) Freya Wilcox, frontwoman for the blues-punk trio Freya Wilcox and the Howl is a decidedly welcome import who (probably) won’t shoot venom into your eyes. The New York-via-land-down-under singer and guitarist creates ...

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Deli Premiere: TIIIDAL drops new video for song, “Apogees”

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Deli Premiere: TIIIDAL drops new video for song,
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Tiiidal
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tiiidal
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Indie Rock
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NYC

Apogee, the point in a satellite’s orbit where it is positioned furthest away from Earth. It makes sense that TIIIDAL would choose to explore this concept in their latest music video: often, the Brooklyn-based indie-gazers’ music has a distinct, astral quality to it. Their new video features band members navigating their way through the soft, ethereal-sounding track while ...

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Noisy indie rockers, Wives, to play Rough Trade 6/6

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Noisy indie rockers, Wives, to play Rough Trade 6/6
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Wives
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wives-nyc
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Indie Rock
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NYC

Next month, Wives will be performing at Brooklyn’s Rough Trade, but any facts beyond that are difficult to ascertain. According to the group’s Bandcamp page, they hail from Queens, but with no Facebook links, a dead Instagram URL and no other social presence, just who Wives is remains a mystery. What isn’t a mystery is that the band is writing some straight, kick-ass tunes that are good enough to share even though details are scarce. Wives deals in ...

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An Ethereal Sound With A Dose Of Reality; Elisa Plays The Knitting Factory May 16th

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An Ethereal Sound With A Dose Of Reality; Elisa Plays The Knitting Factory May 16th

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Elisa,

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holyelisa

Genres (for charts): 
Indie Pop

Region (for charts): 
NYC

Elisa‘s sound may be light and twinkly, but her voice carries an unexpected weight and wiseness. Her latest release, "Morning Again" begins with a minimalistic, ethereal soundscape but bleeds into an upbeat drum kit infused with differently textured samples. And then there’s that guttural feeling you get when Elisa belts, as if every word were breaking out of her chest. Elisa plays The Knitting Factory in Brooklyn on May 16th.-Geena Kloeppel

 

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Eugene Marie drops new single, “Nice Smell”

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Eugene Marie drops new single,
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Eugene Marie
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eumaband
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Avant-Indie
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NYC

Catcalling is one of the more frustrating aspects of living in the big apple, and being on the receiving end of incessant lines of creepy comments can be uncomfortable if not downright terrifying. What’s a girl to do? In the case of Lucy Marie Horton, one half of electro-pop duo, Eugene Marie, you turn it into music. The group’s newest track, “Nice ...

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Noise rockers NØMADS drop new single, land Pianos residency starting 05.09

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Noise rockers NØMADS drop new single, land Pianos residency starting 05.09
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Nomads
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nomadsnyc
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Post Hardcore/Noise Rock
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NYC

NYC-based indie rockers NØMADS describe themselves as "two people in a room hitting things hard and trying to communicate life," and if that doesn’t sound like the perfect way of navigating through all the things life hurls at you, then I don’t know what does. With understated vocals and catchy riffs, the duo crafts tracks with strong hooks and engaging verses, but there’s a decidedly noisy streak that creates the real magic in the ...

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Heavy Traffic lays down sludgy, heavy jams

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Heavy Traffic lays down sludgy, heavy jams
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Heavy traffic
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heaviesttraffic
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Metal-Stoner
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NYC

With a name like Heavy Traffic, you have to ensure that you’re a band that’s bringing down the heavy jams, and the Brooklyn-based four-piece definitely does not disappoint. Delivering stoner/doomy riffs layered with fuzz and grit, the band’s psych-influenced vocals and blunted percussion make them a driving, unadulterated display of sludgy metal that stands out from the pack. With tunes this heavy, you can practically smell the oil pits and diesel fumes from here. Check out single ...

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Prism House bring their moody electronic “sound collages” to Alphaville on 05.04

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Prism House bring their moody electronic
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Prism house
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prismhouse
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Electronica
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NYC

With creative beats, innovative samplish and lush synth layers Brooklyn-based Prism House crafts electronic bangers that feel a bit brooding if not totally enigmatic. Their music is moody but bewitching, and takes cues from both the dance floor and the found-sound techniques of musique concrete–creating an overall sound that is at once jarringly unstable and sonically irresistable. Check out "False Future," the first track off the band’s 6-track Landfall EP streaming below, and if you are ...

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Deli Premiere: Garage rockers, God Tiny drop new single “Cosmos”

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Deli Premiere: Garage rockers, God Tiny drop new single
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God Tiny
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GodTinyBand
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Garage Rock
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NYC

For those out there searching for an artist that perfectly balances the sounds of garage and psych while proudly wearing a strong blues influence on their sleeves, Brooklyn-based five-piece, God Tiny, might be exactly what the doctor ordered (think Blue Cheer but with a more friendly, modern facelift). We here at the Deli are excited to premiere the band’s latest single: "Cosmos." The track lays down grooves chock full of fuzzy ...

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Damn Jackal celebrate EP release at Mercury tonight (04.28)

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Damn Jackal celebrate EP release at Mercury tonight (04.28)
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Damn Jackals
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damnjackalsnyc
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Garage Rock
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NYC

Jackals have the reputation for being sly, wild, and dangerous, so it’s fitting that a Brooklyn-based noisy, garage-punk quintet would steal their name. With vocals that snarl, beats that kick and a delrious mashing of psych and punk aesthetics Damn Jackals deliver the type of garage rock that riles up crowds. On the band’s latest video for new single "Stop N’ Cop," singer/guitarists Beau Croxton croons his way through a surprisingly smooth melodic hook and growls ...

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Twiggy Branches debuts its Garage Glam live: tonight at Gateway (4/26)

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Twiggy Branches debuts its Garage Glam live: tonight at Gateway (4/26)
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Twiggy Branches
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twiggybranches69
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Garage Rock
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NYC

Twiggy Branches plays the kind of rock ‘n’ roll you thought was dead. With snarling vocals and driving instrumentals, the NY-based artist is making a strong argument that it’s worth reviving. The band’s music straddles the line between garage-punk and old-school glam, but it’s the loose, uncalculating "classic rock" grit that really makes their tracks worthy of multiple plays. Check out Twiggy Branches’ "Never Gonna Be Tall" streaming below, and catch them tonight live ...

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Shiny Wet Machine to bring their indie/punk to Webster Hall 4/23

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Shiny Wet Machine to bring their indie/punk to Webster Hall 4/23
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Shiny Wet Machine
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sizzyrocket
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Indie Rock
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NYC

Bewitching enough to draw you in, but posessing the raw power of an ever edging powder keg, Brooklyn-based duo, Shiny Wet Machine is a sublime blend of indie rock and punk aesthetic. A project uniting Sizzy Rocket and Alex Fitts (aka the Kickdrums), Shiny Wet Machine’s tracks are infectious, hip-shaking tunes with unapologetically jagged teeth–sugar and spice and whatever manages to fall in between. Check out what can only be an explosive ...

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A Deli Premiere: Stream The City and Horses’ new album “Ruins”

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A Deli Premiere: Stream The City and Horses' new album
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The City and Horses
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thecityandhorses
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Indie Pop
Region (for charts): 
NYC

A pillar of the NYC indie pop scene (the group has been active since the late aughts) The City and Horses are back at it again with another absolutely delightful LP called Ruins, and if you’re anything like us–chomping at the bit, unable to wait for the release to officially drop tomorrow–then we have a really killer gift for you: The Deli is streaming Ruins a whole day early. The album ...

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Post-rockers Gates to play Knitting Factory 6/17

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Post-rockers Gates to play Knitting Factory 6/17
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Gates
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gatesnj
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Post Rock
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NYC

A gate occupies a liminal space, it’s the difference between here and there, and crossing it (or jumping over it) signifies a kind of transcendence and a breaking with whatever it was on the opposite side of the fence. It makes sense then that this NJ, New Brunswick-based band would adopt the name Gates. With soaring vocals, and precise technical playing that never gets too in the way of itself, the band specializes in shimmery ...

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Band on the rise: Shinning Mirrors’ old-school garage with a modern pop twist

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Band on the rise: Shinning Mirrors' old-school garage with a modern pop twist
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Shining Mirrors
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ShiningMirrors
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Indie Rock
Region (for charts): 
NYC

The word "music revival" normally implies two sorts of bands: acts that try and recreate authentic facsimiles of history, and others that hold a mirror to the past, drawing inspiration from it while opening fresh dialogues and contributing something new to the conversation. Brooklyn-based Shining Mirrors is the latter kind of band, reflecting their influences in gritty garage and indie rock and yet possessing a sound whose time period is much more difficult to ...

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thelvnguage to bring the funk to Rockwood Music Hall 5/12

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thelvnguage to bring the funk to Rockwood Music Hall 5/12
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thelvnguage
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thelvnguage
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Funk
Region (for charts): 
NYC

If you’ve been on the hunt for “a major funk odyssey,” then thelvnguage just might be your dream band. The NYC-based four-piece combines thick and creamy funk with some serious psych vibes, but wraps it all up in a neat, indie-pop package. Their latest single busts out the jams with major disco guitar chops and the blare of that delicious old-school organ sound, and features singer, Rob van Zandt’s svelte vocals. But our favorite track is ...

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Saint Slumber drops new single, plays the Delancey 4/29

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Saint Slumber drops new single, plays the Delancey 4/29
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Saint Slumber
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saintslumber
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Alt Rock
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NYC

On the heels of a tour with Twenty One Pilots and Circa Survive, Saint Slumber probably has a pretty solid idea of what’s cool, so it makes sense they’d write a song about it. Their latest release, “Cool,” starts off with crackling fuzz, background noise and a blitzed out synth before launching itself into a smooth melodic synth lick that later frames the song’s sweeping chorus. It’s an instantly catchy track that melds elements ...

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