Archive for September, 2014

Adios Ghost started in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn as the home recording project of Ben Sigerson. It expanded quickly in scope and direction with the addition of Simon Davenport, Jimmy Stull–friends from college in Madison, Wisconsin–and A. Loew, a friend from growing up in DC. Their early practices were held in cramped, by-the-hour rehearsal spaces in Midtown   Read More …

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The So So Glos are a punk rock band based in Brooklyn, New York.  The band consists of Alex Levine (vocals, bass), Ryan Levine (guitar, vocals), Matt Elkin (guitar, vocals) and Zach Staggers (drums, vocals).  They have toured the U.S. and Europe extensively on their own and are recognized for their active participation in New York’s   Read More …

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For their fifth album, the Athens-bred/Nashville-based power trio the Whigs wanted to find the exact midpoint between raw and rehearsed. After more than a decade together – during which they’ve released four critically lauded studio albums and toured constantly as either headliners or openers for the likes of the Drive-By Truckers, Kings of Leon, and   Read More …

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Pretty & Nice are a Boston quartet intent on creating joyous feelings. Songs are born on sunny porches, electrified, dolled up, and slingshot skyward. It’s an advanced pop crash course, and your brain may have trouble keeping up with your feet.

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Ron Gallo is an ever-changing, good spirited, weirdo madman. This “arts and crafts music project” of the same name is an attempt at capturing where Ron Gallo is at any given moment. Sometimes rock n’ roll, sometimes sunday morning bossa nova, sometimes funtime rap metal about Kurt Vonnegut, whatevs. Ron explains, “In the words of   Read More …

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Ah yes, The Hempsteadys. A band whose origins are shrouded in mystery. What misfortune has brought this defiant reggae to the gentle shores of New London? Who can really say? Born of punk rock, fused with the sounds of the surf, the sands and the streets, and powered by the NLC All-Stars, The Hempsteadys are   Read More …

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Quiet Life started playing together in the Spring, on that first good day of the year, when the sun’s finally in its place and birds make sense and you are back on your porch, or your roof, or your lawn, and you’re not by yourself. With roots on the Jersey Shore, sparks flew when they   Read More …

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McLovins specialize in the creation of dynamic and improvised sound, influenced by the members’ disparate and eclectic music influences. The band consists of Jason Ott, Jake Huffman, Justin Berger and Atticus Kelly. These early twenty-year-olds embrace simultaneous and intricate improvisation with a more versatile front line in which all members are singing in four-part harmony,   Read More …

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Goodnight Blue Moon, from New Haven, Connecticut, writes pop songs on folk instruments. By combining 60’s vocal harmonies, traditional roots influences, and orchestrated melodies, GNBM is what New England Americana sounds like. Having already shared the stage with folk heavy weights (Hurray for the Riff Raff, Mother Falcon, Spirit Family Reunion, and Joe Fletcher and   Read More …

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Since she was a child, singer/songwriter Maya Belgrade has enjoyed expressing herself through the performing arts, poetry and writing. She was born and raised in Tokyo, Japan where she trained and performed as both a vocalist and dancer. As a teenager, she moved with her family to the San Francisco Bay Area and began playing   Read More …

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The United States Coast Guard Dixieland Jazz Band was organized in 1970 to perform classic jazz, blues, and rags with a “New Orleans” flavor. The Dixieland Jazz Band has entertained audiences across America, in the former Soviet Union and in England. Notable venues include the open-air theater in Disney World, the Boardwalk in Atlantic City,   Read More …

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A triad sets forth, utilizing science to unfold the arcane codex of MC5 for their next release “Death to Ferocious Fucking Teeth – Ferocious Fucking Teeth ‘Til Death” (Winter 2015). Machination and creation collide as hand is riffed to sonic face for their future release “Untitled” (Fall 2015). Lineup: Brian P. Smith – Vocals and   Read More …

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