tiny animals



In the summer of 2010 New York City power-pop trio Tiny Animals completed a successful national tour that included a defining appearance at the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival, which left American Songwriter “head over heels in love.” Add to the mix consistent, prominent placements on popular television shows like MTV's Jersey Shore, 16 And Pregnant, and The Real World, and it’s clear that Tiny Animals offer what the Washington Post Express called “unapologetically hooky mainstream-friendly rock.”

Tiny Animals now prepare to release Our Own Time, their second full-length on North Street Records, written in a more collaborative fashion, as well as with vocal improvements, a shift in lyric writing, distinct drum and guitar parts, and vocal harmonies. “We’re all wearing our hearts on our sleeves with this record,” says drummer Rita Maye. The result is an album that can be listened to from beginning to end and paints a moving picture. It's the kind you can listen to as you study for school, play Party Poker or hang out with friends. “Our Own Time is built like a luxury car we otherwise couldn’t afford,” says bassist Anton Kreisl with a chuckle. “It’s a great ride that will hold its value.” Produced by Tiny Animals and Claudius Mittendorfer (Interpol, Franz Ferdinand, Muse), and mastered by Steve Fallone of Sterling Sound, Our Own Time will release on April 5, 2011.

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TAB the Band

TAB the band

A rock & roll band with an enduring fondness for pure pop and a wicked, sly sense of humor, TAB the Band defy easy categorization. They may love the Beatles and Cheap Trick as much as T-Rex and the Rolling Stones, but TAB aren’t classic rockers; they’re a vibrant, contemporary band that blends the vigor of punk, the might of arena rock and the melodicism of power-pop, earning the admiration of Slash, Stone Temple Pilots, Isaac Brock of Modest Mouse and J Mascis of Dinosaur Jr, alt-rock stalwarts who requested TAB The Band as their opening act. TAB The Band’s full range can be heard on Zoo Noises (released Jan. 26, 2010), a freewheeling, all-encompassing carnival ride, fueled by such intoxicating singles as the percussive “She Said No (I Love You)” and the breakneck hooks of “Bought and Sold.”

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Sam Champion

Sam Champion

Sam Champion is a four-piece rock band from New York known for writing wooly pop songs. Their live experience is a dexterous call back to shirtless festival crowds and the grunge workouts of yesteryear. Stereogum.com calls them "an absolute force of nature."

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dirty on purpose



Often described as ethereal and emotional space-rock, Dirty on Purpose, a four-piece from Brooklyn, NY, beautifully combine sonic washes of noise with delicate, pretty harmonies. Hallelujah Sirens features 10 brand new, rich and diverse songs that span from upbeat tracks like "No Radio" and "Monument" to songs that build up slowly and explode with intensity like "Always Looking" and "Fake Lakes."

With four songwriters and three main vocalists contributing to the group's overall sound, Dirty on Purpose create music that is wholly original, while paying tribute to their shoegazer, noise and pop influences. Though the journey has been slow and steady, the reward has been tremendous – reaching and realizing their very own musical landscape. Doug Marvin, Joseph Jurewicz, George Wilson and DJ Boudreau are the conductors of their own orchestra, and Hallelujah Sirens is their latest opus.

Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter Jaymay contributed female vocals to a number of tracks on Hallelujah Sirens, including "Light Pollution," "Kill Our City," and "Marfa Lights." Her beautiful harmonies enrich the songs with finesse and charm.

For songs like "No Radio," the band also pulled in a horns section complete with a trombone, saxophone and trumpet to give the robust track that extra added bit of excitement. Other tracks like "Lake Effect" and "Your Summer Dress" called for a strings section of viola and cello. Anne Brewster, formerly of Sea Ray, contributed on cello.

After playing The Siren Festival in Brooklyn, NY on July 15th the band will set out on a national tour to support their new album. This is a group that has steadily built up a following around the world, giving them time to develop and expand as musicians and gel as a band. They aim to keep their career long and prolific. Keep an eye out for them, and see them grow and mature, carving out their own little niche in musical history.

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adira amram



Adira Amram is a Brooklyn based musical comedienne. She has been described as a mix of Biz Markie and Madonna. Her debut album Me & Bill has already won praise from Jane Magazine before it's official release. You can check out when Adira is playing and her music video on www.adiraamram.com

pink and noseworthy



Pink & Noseworthy, an indie neo-folk duo from Los Angeles, consists of singer-songwriters Shanee Pink and Mark Noseworthy. The pair met during a recording session for a song penned by Shanee at the beginning of her solo effort. Mark contributed precious guitar work, giving the recording a sound that both Shanee and her brother, producer Ran Pink, connected with immediately. "Reason To Live" became the first collabortion between Pink & Noseworthy, and the instant creative bond propelled a two-month whirlwind of songwriting, jamming and recording that culminated in their eponymous debut album.

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TAB the band

Friday, October 10th @ Mercury Lounge
NYC
w/ Valley Lodge & The Vansaders

Sam Champion

TBA

dirty on purpose

TBA

tiny animals

TBA