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The Nuclears to shake up Sunnyvale 10/21

Source: Deli Magazine NY

The Nuclears to shake up Sunnyvale 10/21
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Garage Rock
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NYC

The Nuclears might sound like a some unearthed garage-y gold from your latest crate digging escapades, but the five-piece have only been tearing up the NYC-scene for not even a decade. The band plays raw rock ‘n’ roll the way your daddy used to like, with all the electricity of old-school punk acts, and they even dabble ...

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Pill brings saxed-up noise-math rock to Baby’s All Right on 10.19

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Pill brings saxed-up noise-math rock to Baby's All Right on 10.19
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Post Hardcore/Noise Rock
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Pill’s fourth release to date, entitled ‘Aggressive Advertising,’ seconds the axiom according to which crazy sounding bands that manage to stick together only get better with time. The Brooklyn quartet’s earth shattering, saxophone-armed brand of noise/math rock finds a new musicality and maturity, both in devilishly aggressive tracks like "Empathizer (Rat in the Box)" (streaming), and ...

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Darkwing unveils new lo-fi track + performs at at Baby’s on 10.18

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Darkwing unveils new lo-fi track + performs at at Baby's on 10.18
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Pop Punk
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Darkwing’s music exists in the weird crossroads of lo-fi indie rock and garage-fueled punk, an intersection featuring catchy hooks and the dankest of memes for street signs. This is the self-aware punk of the Cyber Age, the soundtrack for stoned conversations after a night of longboarding. The Deli is excited to premiere their newest single, “Big Red Heart.” ...

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Honey releases sophomore LP, plays Alphaville on 10/13

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Honey releases sophomore LP, plays Alphaville on 10/13
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Post Punk
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NYC

With the recent release of their sophomore album “New Moody Judy,” Brooklyn post punk rockers Honey deliver an aggressive collection of fuzz guitar-fueled songs.  Opener “Wage Agreement” is propelled by a furious power trio wall of sound featuring an ominously tense bending guitar part and half pleading/half shouting vocals, reminiscent of early Richard Hell.  Follow-up “Dream Come ...

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Punkers Surfbort to play Villians 10/23

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Punkers Surfbort to play Villians 10/23
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Punk Revival
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NYC

NYC-based Surfbort may have the noisy heaviness and aggression of other bands, but they offer a definitive lack of angsty bravado and instead boast flippant tongue-in-cheek lyricism and unfiltered vocalism that smacks of real, visceral vigor and musical gut-punches. Their latest  EP. Bort to Death, is 4-tracks worth of rough-‘n’-tumble, old-school punk that will leave you dreaming ...

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NYC Record of the Month Dan Friel (Parts & Labor) returns with Upper Wilds

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NYC Record of the Month Dan Friel (Parts & Labor) returns with Upper Wilds
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Post Hardcore/Noise Rock
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The Deli is intimately familiar with the musical inclinations of electronic musician and composer Dan Friel, having featured his previous band Parts & Labor on the cover of its 11th NYC issue back in 2006. The noise rock group called it quits in 2012, after which Friel mostly focused on running his label Cardboard Records in conjunction ...

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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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Post Punk
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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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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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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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Shilpa Ray celebrates LP release show at Pianos 09.20 & 09.21

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Shilpa Ray celebrates LP release show at Pianos 09.20 & 09.21
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Hardcore Punk
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NYC

Within the The Deli’s archives we commended Shilpa Ray several times — lauding her noir music, stubborn-yet-honest lyrics, and unapologetic delivery — but her newest work is doing more than that. Though her new September LP isn’t out yet, she gives us a glimpse of what’s to come with new single, “EMT Police and the Fire Department”. ...

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Blame Candy play Knitting Factory September 20th

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Blame Candy play Knitting Factory September 20th
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Power Pop
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NYC

With a track that will literally explode through your speaker, Blame Candy takes all the appeal of Neon Trees and brings it into 2017. A band catchy enough to be on the radio, Blame Candy deliver plenty of memorable melodies peppered with oohs aahs.  This is pure pop’n’roll, with added in some heart strung lyrics and hooky ...

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Bootblacks’ LP “Fragments” Debuts 09.14

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Bootblacks' LP
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Post Punk
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NYC

Bootblacks offer a gothic melancholia bounced back and forth on synth-pop beats, a menacing vision of gloom that’s infectious. Bootblacks’ post-punk/new-wave sensibility is beautifully paired with Panther Macdonald’s vocals. They’re straight out of the post-punk catalogue: romantic, dramatic, seductive. The band promises a seedier vision of NYC, one of decadence and decay. Their newest work offers a more ...

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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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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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Church Girls Find Serenity in New Singles “Better Off” & “Breaking Bones”

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Church Girls Find Serenity in New Singles “Better Off” & “Breaking Bones”

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Rock On Philly Artist of The Month alum Church Girls have taken some notable leaps forward in the past few years, as the hard working local act who rank among my “Philly Bands You Need To Know Now” have proven this to yet again to be true with their new singles, “Better Off”…

And “Breaking Bones”…

“It’s about a creative relationship that began with promise but ultimately crumbled” Beaumont shares about “Better Off”… “I think we’d seen some things in each other that couldn’t be unseen. Writing the song helped me confront some ...

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A Deli Premiere: The Sofas’ first single, “Hum”

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A Deli Premiere: The Sofas' first single,
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Slacker Rock/Lo-Fi
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Whirring guitars find pedal heaven among the many changing shrieks and fuzzes that make up NYC psych slackers The Sofas. With a homey name and a flannel-clad, unshaven appearance, you might expect them to be a little softer—but you’d be wrong. The Sofas are loud. They slip in a solo that could be two decades old, ...

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What Would Tilda Swinton Do bring “lazy-punk” to Pianos 08.13

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What Would Tilda Swinton Do bring
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Alt Rock
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It’s almost as if you took the vocals of Heart’s Nancy Wilson, or Blondie’s Debbie Harry, and combined that with the musicality of Hole; this sound, ironically, not only differs from the self-described “Lazy-Punk” sound of new NYC band, What Would Tilda Swinton Do, but may also be cutting the band short: the ...

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Weeping Icon releases debut EP, plays Alphaville 07.15

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Weeping Icon releases debut EP, plays Alphaville 07.15
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Post Punk
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Brooklyn noise punk band Weeping Icon (featuring ex members of Advaeta) released its debut EP, Eyeball Under, on July 14th on Kanine / Fire Talk Records. Their first single, "Jail Billz," is alight with menace and confidence, blending elements of post punk and hardcore, with nasal sounding fuzz guitars, drums proceeding at breakneck speed, and manic ...

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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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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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Darling Din to play ‘Batty Fang’ release show at C’mon Everybody on 8.11

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Darling Din to play ‘Batty Fang’ release show at C’mon Everybody on 8.11
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Indie Rock
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There is a raucous type of energy that comes through the moody indie rock of Brooklyn natives Darling Din. Their songs are loud, provocative, and dynamic—in one track, Darling Din is able to convey the calm before the storm, and then the storm itself. The video for their track “Beast” (streaming below), the first single off ...

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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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Goth
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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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Kew brings emo party anthems to the Glove on 7.20, plays house show 7.21

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Kew brings emo party anthems to the Glove on 7.20, plays house show 7.21
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Post Punk
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NYC

Brooklyn-based Kew’s latest release Typical Me is a great summer EP for the dejected and self-deprecating. Energetic bass lines and bouncy angular guitar riffs counteract downtrodden lyrical themes, resulting in lively tracks that hurt in just the right way. The tune “Blind” (streaming below) echoes early emo acts like Rites of Spring with its melancholic lyrics and ...

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Restless post-punks Big Bliss release single “Fortune” + play C’mon Everybody on 7.14

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Restless post-punks Big Bliss release single “Fortune” + play C'mon Everybody on 7.14
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Regardless of what’s going on in the world, punk music is like a cockroach the mainstream just can’t kill. It’s constantly growing and shapeshifting into new amalgamations that its originators couldn’t even imagine. That’s where the fast-paced, frantic post-punk of Brooklyn’s Big Bliss comes in. Taking cues from legends like The Cure, Blig Bliss’s arrangements are restless ...

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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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Punk Revival
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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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Record of the Month: Guerilla Toss’s “GT Ultra”

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Record of the Month: Guerilla Toss's
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Guerilla Toss‘ new full length GT Ultra was partly inspired by the CIA’s “Project MKUltra” which experimented with drugs to weaken and torture those under interrogation, and appropriately enough, the album art is covered with acid blotter papers. The release, the band’s second under DFA, showcases a more mature production that doesn’t get in the way of ...

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Oso Oso play BK Bazaar on 07.12 + tour with The Hotelier in the fall

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Oso Oso play BK Bazaar on 07.12 + tour with The Hotelier in the fall
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Indie Rock
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Long Beach-based oso oso’s new LP the yunahon mixtape is the exact brand of sophisticated indie emo that has been missing from the scene for the past decade. Taking cues from early 2000s staples like Death Cab (specifically, their first few albums), the yunahon mixtape is filled with hints of punk, indie pop, math rock, and ...

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Brooklyn’s Sketchy bring unfiltered punk fun at Muchmore’s on 07.07

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Brooklyn’s Sketchy bring unfiltered punk fun at Muchmore's on 07.07
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Post Punk
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According to their Facebook, Sketchy is “5 dudes living in NYC that like pizza and alcohol… a lot.” Their most recent release is a split record with U.K. based band Burnt Tapes, featuring two tracks (“Normal” and “Whiskey And Coffee”) of fast-paced, punchy punk rock. Christopher Schultz on vocals is a force of nature, ...

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