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Indie Band Quiet Lights Makes Noise

Brooklyn-based indie band, Quiet Lights, is hard at work finishing up their album, The Big Fear, which is expected to be released in early 2011.

In the meantime, fans can listen to a 2-track pre-release free at their Gighive web page Gighive.com/QuietLights. Songs titled Ablaze 7 and Twice Today are equally haunting, and fit the band’s genre of “dream-pop.”

The 5-member ensemble formed in Brooklyn, New York in 2009, and have been creating their unique blanc et noir sound ever since.

White House Band Debut Single Off Upcoming EP

White House band has released “#WASUP” off of their upcoming EP, Stimulus Package.

Formed in February 2010, the indie band is a loud, captivating, and energetic Brooklyn-based band. David E Beats and the White House Band created their own genre of music “New Vogue”: a combination of Rap, Hard Rock and Blues.

Cory Lonas (bass), Fernando Martinez (guitar), and Elder Merchant (drums) round-out the White House Band.

Beats, raps honest, clever lyrics and plays heavy guitar riffs guitar simultaneously while on stage. From a Hip Hop perspective, you can compare Beats’ melodies to a Kid Cudi, from a Rock perspective.

Atlantic/Pacific Release Debut Album on No Sleep Records

Atlantic/Pacific have released their debut album, Meet Your New Love. The band will hit the road this November in support of their album on No Sleep Records.

Featuring Garrett Klahn (Texas is the Reason) and John Herguth (House & Parish, The Love Scene) and a rotating cast of members – Atlantic/Pacific will kick off the dates with a record release performance in their home city of Brooklyn, NY at the Bell House on October 28th.

Formed in the summer of 2008, Atlantic/Pacific have been honing their sound ever since with performances in NY and Europe, sharing the stage with Mercury Rev, Neil Halstead, Chamberlain, and Walter Schreifels, including performances at the UK’s TRUCK Festival two years in a row.

Indie Band Atlantic/Pacific Announces U.S. Tour in Support of Debut Album

Atlantic_PacificAtlantic/Pacific announces their first ever US tour. The band will hit the road this November in support of their debut album, Meet Your New Love – out October 26th on No Sleep Records.

Featuring Garrett Klahn (Texas is the Reason) and John Herguth (House & Parish, The Love Scene) and a rotating cast of members – Atlantic/Pacific will kick off the dates with a record release performance in their home city of Brooklyn, NY at the Bell House on October 28th.

Formed in the summer of 2008, Atlantic/Pacific have been honing their sound ever since with performances in NY and Europe, sharing the stage with Mercury Rev, Neil Halstead, Chamberlain, and Walter Schreifels, including performances at the UK’s TRUCK Festival two years in a row.

Brooklyn’s The Waylons Release New Studio Recordings

waylons1The song-driven four-piece fresh from the studio, The Waylons, try out their new songs for the masses with a show at Union Pool on Monday, September 30th at 9:30 p.m. ($5 admission). The indie band recently released their latest EP, Out of Love, as well as two country songs on Tweet for Track.  They had so much success with this that they decided to release three more studio tracks as a limited CD at their next show.

The Waylons are a NYC rock band, writing and performing music steeped in the traditions of Americana, Britpop, punkrock and folk. There are three guys and a girl drummer, three members are songwriters, and all four band members sing.  While guitars, bass, and drums lay the foundation to the music, pianos, organ, clarinet, accordian, cello, and tambourines contribute to the group’s lush sounds. The Waylons’ music is praised for the level of craft in the songwriting as well as the arrangement of the music – both live and in recordings. The Waylons make music you will like in five minutes and love in five years.

Indie Band The Waylons Release EP, Free Music Download

TheWaylons_OutofLoveThe Waylons are a catchy indie four-piece band from Brooklyn, New York that have recently released an EP, Out of Love. The seven-song EP offers mostly laid back tracks and a well-constructed ‘indie rock’ sound.

Recorded in a train depot in Rupert, VT and apartments and hallways in Brooklyn, Out of Love offers memorable guitar-driven tracks that will have you listening to the album over-and-over, again.

The indie band’s instrumentally diverse sound has been compared to The Replacements, The Shins and Pavement.

What’s unique about The Waylons?

Brooklyn’s Atlantic/Pacific Sign with No Sleep Records, Announce Release of Debut Album

Atlantic_PacificBrooklyn’s Atlantic/Pacific – featuring Garrett Klahn (Texas is the Reason) and John Herguth (House & Parish) – sign with No Sleep Records and announce the release of their debut album Meet Your New Love – due out October 26th, 2010.

These two experienced rockers are joined by Ian Love (Rival Schools) who contributes guest instrumentation as well production skills to help the group create their psych/folk sound that will appeal to fans of indie-rock as well as rock and roll traditionalists with its’ looped yet tribal yet shuffling drums and both dynamic and big guitar sounds.

Meet Your New Love was recorded and produced by Ian at the Brooklyn Love Studios this past winter and features 10 songs of give and take intimate vocals – Garrett’s immediate, John’s hushed, a study of layered guitar work and pensive melodies ranging in influence from Fleet Foxes, Beach House, Washed Out and The Smiths.