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Q&A with The City and Horses, live at the Gateway on 07.19

Brooklyn indie-pop band The City and Horses makes music that's both sensitive and urgent. Their records sound like a proverbial melting pot of influences, ranging from '60s Britpop and disco to contemporary alt-rock. On "Shades," the opening track from their newest album, Ruins, verses comprised of ethereal, swelling synthesizers seamlessly merge into romping, major-key disco-esque choruses. On "Drag" (streaming below) the influence of Modest Mouse and Silver Jews can be heard in the song's aura of twangy melancholy. The Deli recently spoke with lead songwriter Marc Cantone about the new album. You can catch TCAH on July 19th at the Gateway in Brooklyn. Listen to "Shades" here, and check out the Q&A they won thanks to The Music Building's Expose Yourself campaign, by following the link below! - Ethan Ames

Interview with The City and Horses.

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Listen to Two New Tracks from Fritz Montana

Fritz Montana is a San Francisco based indie blues rock trio laying the foundation for up and coming independent artists in the Bay Area. With uplifting jams and vocals that aim right for your heart, Fritz Montana has mounted a successful career including airplay on San Francisco’s LIVE 105.3 Soundcheck program and a slot on the 2015 BottleRock Napa lineup.

Inspired by their recent growth as musicians, Fritz Montana returns in 2017 with their first EP in two years titled ‘Father Mother,’ detailing concepts of loneliness, confusion, hopelessness, naivete, and an enthusiasm to keep moving forward; the same emotions that drove them to play music. Staying true to their roots, these men have dedicated their lives to the betterment of American music and the creation of heart-melting soulful jams.

Take a listen to two new tracks from their upcoming album, Blood on My Lip and Evil Ways:

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Honors releases new song, headline Brooklyn and L.A. dates

Honors, the enigmatic electronic/R&B four-piece from Toronto, has released a new song, "Say Yes," following the recent viral success of their video, "Over." A slow and heavy groove, "Say Yes" is saturated with autotune and electronic percussive flourishes reminiscent of Diplo and Skrillex. Honors will be headlining at Baby's All Right in Brooklyn on June 12th and The Echo in Los Angeles June 14th, as well as appearing at Bumbershoot in Seattle and Bonanza Music Festival in Heber, UT. Check out "Say Yes" below. - Ethan Ames

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Poppies celebrate EP release party at The Glove on 06.09

Poppies have managed to gain a generous following with their introspective, melodic sound and singer May's childlike, delicate vocals. After debuting their very first "Double Single" featuring the tracks "Egghead" and "Mistakes," and the release of the subsequent "Told," the band is ready to finally debut lengthier work. On June 9th, they will be joined by BRNDA, Dougie Poole and Vas Deferens, for an exciting release party at The Glove, hosted by comedienne Gina Ginsberg. This gig will also be the kickoff of the band's upcoming tour, which will see them take their emotionally-charged, languid ballads all across the North East. Catch their latest release below, the video for "Mistakes," a soulful, nostalgic explosion into the New York transit nightlife. - Valentina Roja

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London Plane bring their dark indie-pop to Berlin on 6.17

In their debut EP, "Room City," (released in January), five-piece Brooklyn band London Plane manages to mix a variety of styles, blending '80s alt-pop with the dreamy, synth driven atmospheres popular in today's indie-pop. The ghost of Blondie and Grace Jones can almost be heard in single "Parting Days", where the slightly dark arrangement complements the sophisticated and warm vocals of lead singer, CiCi James. London Plane will be performing on June 17th, at Berlin NYC, alongside fellow local artists Controller and Tyger. - Tafari Lemma

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