Category Archives: Deli Magazine NY

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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Mutilation Rites
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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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Deal Casino releases debut single, “Red Balloon” & plays The Stone Pony 07.21

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Deal Casino releases debut single,
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Deal Casino
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Alt Rock
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NYC

Asbury Park’s Deal Casino, a promising new indie-rock quartet that made our recent list of Best of NYC Emerging Artists, has released their first single, entitled "Red Balloon," from their upcoming debut album. The track, inspired by the Oscar winning, 1956 French comedy-drama going under the same name, is an uptempo, punchy romp that ...

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Alt folksters New Mystics debut at Baby’s All Right tonight (06.22)

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Alt folksters New Mystics debut at Baby's All Right tonight (06.22)
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New Mystics
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Folk Pop
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NYC

Josh Onstott of Other Lives’ new project, New Mystics, brings a sunny, fresh energy into a new band. With tracks like Sparrows and Modern, Onstott’s vocals communicate a sense of regret and longing that’s perfectly reflected in the band’s sound: the songs serve a purpose. When lyrics like “such a lovely day to say goodbye” ...

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Soft News to release EP of classical-infused Everything But the Girl covers

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Soft News to release EP of classical-infused Everything But the Girl covers
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Soft News
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Avant-Indie
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NYC

Soft News, the NYC alt-folk project of Erik Laroi, is releasing a four-song EP of Everything But the Girl covers entitled The Only Way Out is Down. The four covers dramatically reimagine the originals, stripping away the electronica and incorporating classical strings. Cello and violins abound on this release, and the instrumentalists’ mastery of dynamics lends ...

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NYC Record of the Month: Evolfo – “Last of the Acid Cowboys” + live at PizzaFest tonight (06.21)

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NYC Record of the Month: Evolfo -
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Evolfo
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Garage Rock
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NYC

Brooklyn-based Evolfo plays garage rock with the sort of heart, grit, and flourishes you’d expect from a group of vinyl store junkies with a massive b-side collection. The band, an ensemble of music school students who originally united (to much acclaim) in Boston, crafts tunes that play like a well-curated list of late 60s-70s cult hits. They’ve created ...

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Office Culture ahead of LP release

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Office Culture ahead of LP release
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Office Culture
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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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Andy Suzuki & The Method
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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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Quiet Luke
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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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Thirdstory
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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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Squad Car
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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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Saturday 06.24 – The Revolution 16, ft. Leala Cyr, Old Bliss, & Miyachi

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Saturday 06.24 - The Revolution 16, ft. Leala Cyr, Old Bliss, & Miyachi
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Miyachi
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Hip Hop
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NYC

This Saturday marks the continuation of the Deli-sponsored Revolution series at the artist-led venue National Sawdust in Williamsburg. In honor of June being New York Music Month, the Mayor’s office will be funding all production costs, making this a free event! The 16th installment of the series will feature performances by Leala Cyr, Olu Bliss, and Miyachi.

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Pecas bring mellow psychedelia to Mercury Lounge on 06.30

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Pecas bring mellow psychedelia to Mercury Lounge on 06.30
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Pecas
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Indie Rock
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NYC

Brooklyn indie rock quartet Pecas will be playing Mercury Lounge on June 30th in support of Modern Diet. On their 2014 release, Dwelling, songwriter Sandy Davis paints pictures of the quiet despair and contemplation that occurs in the midst of a relationship’s slow decline. Reverb-drenched vocals, warbling keys and tremolo-laced electric guitars lend a fittingly melancholy ambiance. Listen ...

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Unreasonable Hours bring their dopey pop to Sunnyvale 06.28

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Unreasonable Hours bring their dopey pop to Sunnyvale 06.28
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Unreasonable Hours
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Indie Pop
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NYC

Psych pop band Unreasonable Hours has released a new song, "redpond405," a crooked, imaginative number filled with twangy-ish guitars, bizarre melodies sung in falsetto, and an overall dopey jubilance hearkening to acts like early Ween, Mac DeMarco and early Beck. This should be an interesting group to witness live, so you may want to head to Brooklyn’s Sunnyvale on ...

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Crumb moves from Boston to NYC, “Locket” EP out June 23rd

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Crumb moves from Boston to NYC,
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Crumb
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Indie Rock
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NYC

It’s easy to the psychedelia in Crumb’s music because their latest song features some strange strumming guitar work and some very loopy chord structures. So far, the band have only released an EP of three songs last year, now following up with a new track last month, but they’ve already garnered quite a following. Their latest song, "Plants," is loopy, ...

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Read The Deli’s Best of NYC 2017 online! Baby Shakes on the cover!

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Read The Deli's Best of NYC 2017 online! Baby Shakes on the cover!
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Baby Shakes
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Garage Rock
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New York State (except NYC)

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The Best of NYC issue 2017 is out digitally (physically soon too!), with glorious garage rockers Baby Shakes gracing its cover! The super fun quartet topped our Best of NYC Poll for Emerging NYC Artists earlier this year, which earned them the cover of this issue – go see them live if ...

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Guerilla Toss unveils two new tracks + talks about gear on Delicious Audio

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Guerilla Toss unveils two new tracks + talks about gear on Delicious Audio
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Guerilla Toss
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Avant-Indie
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New York State (except NYC)

Brooklyn via Boston avant-punks Guerilla Toss just unveiled two new tracks from their upcoming release on DFA Records, "GT ULTRA" – check them out below. The band is ready to enter the next stage of their career with a full length that steps up the production values by several notches, broadening the act’s appeal ...

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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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Edson Sean

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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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Bedroom poppers Golf Lexapro play Sunnyvale on 06.19

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Bedroom poppers Golf Lexapro play Sunnyvale on 06.19
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Golf Lexapro
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Indie Pop
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NYC

If Pavement’s Stephen Malkmus had a little brother that carried his vocals into the disaffected post-internet age of today, that would be Golf Lexapro. On his EP for newbie label Fluorescent Thought, tracks like “Bluetooth Repair,” “WebMD,” and “Watering Plants,” bring a heartwarmingly specific reflection derived from spending too much time alone in your room on the computer. Golf’s ...

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Amelia Airhorn (The Knocks & Skylar Spence) unveil single “NY is Red Hot”

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Amelia Airhorn (The Knocks & Skylar Spence) unveil single
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Amelia Airhorn
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EDM
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NYC

The sleepless summer nightlife of the city echoes throughout “NY is Red Hot” (streaming) a new track from Amelia Airhorn. A collaborative effort between electronic dance duo The Knocks, and nu-disco vocalist Skylar Spence, the track takes a ride on a time machine to the vintage disco and pop sounds of ’80s and ’90s New York, a city they ...

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HNRY FLWR release EP “Flowerama” play Berlin on 6/16

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HNRY FLWR release EP
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Hnry Flwr
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Electro-Pop/Synthpop
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NYC

Brooklyn musician David Van Witt records and plays live (with a band) under the name HNRY FLWR.  After spending the last two years honing his project’s live show, he found a home for his debut EP ‘Flowerama’ at NYC’s Paper Garden Records.  Opening track “Stranger” moves from somber beginnings into a bright keyboard driven anthem. Nuanced layers emerge throughout with ...

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From the submissions: a glance at 3D-WOW’s promising debut album

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From the submissions: a glance at 3D-WOW's promising debut album
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3D-WOW
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Psych Rock
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NYC

Arctic Desert Tundra, the debut release by New York duo 3D-WOW, is a startlingly original piece of psych/progressive-pop. Quietly released last November, Sara Kossin and Alec Ciesla’s debut is a collection of eight songs that are brooding, moody and at times menacing. The underlying sensitivity of songwriter/vocalist Sara Kossin radiates through the shuffling, thrashing dissonance like light through ...

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Demure For Sure unveils flower-power fantasy single ‘Coconut, Rum And Banana’

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Demure For Sure unveils flower-power fantasy single 'Coconut, Rum And Banana'
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Demure For Sure
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Avant-Indie
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NYC

Plenty of musical acts want to ride high on the Sixties-esque psych-rock revival to bring about some good feelings. Demure For Sure (the brianchild of NYC composer Jack De Sorbo) folds that avant-garde pomp and nostalgia into his newest track, "Coconut, Rum And Banana", released last week. The song — from a distance — could double as an outtake from ...

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Kill Alters release ‘No Self Helps’ + play St. Vitus on 06.16

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Kill Alters release 'No Self Helps' + play St. Vitus on 06.16
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Kill Alters
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Avant-Indie
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NYC

Brooklyn noisemakers Kill Alters make music that attacks, both physically and mentally. With pulsating percussions, laser-like synths, and the visceral vocals of Bonnie Baxter, the band offers a sound that’s aggressive, complex, and demanding. Their compositions break from tradition, incorporating sounds ranging from the industrial to the downright frightening (a baby’s laughter), and adopting a nightmarish aesthetic reminiscent of early post ...

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NYC band on the rise: Future Heart

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NYC band on the rise: Future Heart
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Future Heart
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FutureHeartMusic
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Afrobeat
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NYC

Brooklyn psych-pop band Future Heart rather accurately lives up to its name, providing futuristic vibes without giving up emotion and movement. Formed in 2015, the eight-piece group released their debut single, “Holographic Autograph” last year, a record that blurs the line between afrobeat, pop and electronic music. They recently headlined Baby’s All Right (which is per se an ...

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