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Divino Niño

6/25/2019
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Camilo Medina and Javier Forero met as kids in Bogotá before reuniting in Miami, where they began their musical collaboration. In Chicago, the duo was joined by Guillermo Rodriguez and Pierce Codina to round out the lineup for Divino Niño, whose dreamy, smoothed-out psych-punk grooves have a timeless quality, and weave effortlessly between English and Spanish at times, paying homage to the band’s collective musical backgrounds. The band dropped by while in NYC for this super woozy session at...

Duration:00:31:43

Dark Tea

6/21/2019
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Dark Tea is the musical project of Gary Canino, an NYC-based songwriter whose country-inflected rock takes on an amorphous quality, moving from moody to shimmery, pulling the listener in and taking them along on Canino’s journey. The band dropped by Serious Business Music in Brooklyn to share this intimate look at their tunes. Dark Tea’s self-titled album is available now from Fire Talk. 00:00 - Dark Tea 00:26 - Angel of Night 03:38 - Interview - Dark Tea 05:16 - Rolling Back The Dial 09:03...

Duration:00:26:33

Warpark

6/18/2019
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Warpark are an NYC trio who play loud, groovy rock music. Using the classic drums/bass/guitar setup with a heavy dose of far out sonic textures, the group has a unique take on guitar rock. The band stopped by Serious Business Music in Brooklyn for this heavy session. Warpark’s Take Your Place // Like A Void EP is available now. 00:00 - Warpark 00:25 - Menacer 04:56 - Interview - Warpark 07:55 - Like A Void 13:38 - Interview - Warpark 15:41 - Take Your Place 20:38 - Interview - Warpark 21:48...

Duration:00:29:56

James Supercave

6/14/2019
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James Supercave is the LA-based trio comprised of Joaquin Pastor, Patrick Logothetti, and Andrés Villalobos (joined here by drummer Julien Boyé). The group’s soulful music embodies the sort of tightly performed and produced chill, groovy, cool that many artists strive for these days, but with an effortless vibe that sets them apart. They dropped by Serious Business Music in Brooklyn to show us how it’s done in this session. James Supercave’s new EP, Alarm Will Sound, is available now. 00:00...

Duration:00:34:18

Ida Mae

6/11/2019
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Ida Mae is the Nashville-based duo of Chris Turpin and Stephanie Jean, who are originally from the UK. The musical and romantic partners developed the project in the wake of their previous band, taking inspiration from the Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee song, “Ida Mae” as they forged a new musical path. Their powerful blend of guitar and voice uses a strong sense of melody and pop structure, making for a refreshing mix of British soul and Americana. The duo stopped by while on tour with...

Duration:00:31:07

Jo Schornikow

6/7/2019
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Jo Schornikow is an Australian songwriter - currently based in Nashville - with an impressively strong and gentle voice. As a member of her partner Matthew Houck’s band, Phosphorescent, she plays a superb supporting role, but stepping out to the forefront with her own songs, Schornikow really excels. She stopped by Serious Business Music in Brooklyn to share this intimate look at her music in this very special session. Secret Weapon is available now from Keeled Scales. 00:00 - Jo...

Duration:00:26:04

Human People

6/4/2019
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Human People - aka the NYC rock band comprised of four human people: Hayley Livingston, Marisa Gershenhorn, Victoria Guillem, and Abigail Austin - brings an excitedly catchy, scrappy, poppiness to the booming Exploding In Sound Records roster. The band dropped by Serious Business Music in Brooklyn to share some tunes with us for this fun session. Butterflies Drink Turtle Tears is available now from Exploding In Sound. 00:00 - Human People 00:26 - No Tides 03:30 - Interview - Human People...

Duration:00:23:02

Antagonista

5/31/2019
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Antagonista is the Brooklyn-based trio of Sean Davenport, Michael Alan Hams, and Andrew Monorchio. With a dizzying array of genres dropping inspiration into the mix, the band’s composition weaves from experimental pop to rock and soul and through world-hopping grooves, keeping one foot in Brooklyn all along. The band dropped by Serious Business Music in Brooklyn to give us a taste of what they can do in this session. Antagonista is currently working on their next release. 00:00 -...

Duration:00:29:18

DAD

5/28/2019
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Dad is a Brooklyn hardcore punk band carving a new path of fatherly disappointment through intense jams. The band - consisting of Jeremy Duvall, Jesse Fairbairn, Jon Murphy, and James Watson dropped by Serious Business Music in Brooklyn to tear it up for this session. Road Soda is available now! 00:00 - DAD 00:37 - Home Is Hell 02:53 - Interview - DAD 04:23 - Domesticate Me 06:35 - Interview - DAD 09:35 - Hitchhiker 11:52 - Interview - DAD 16:28 - Company Policy 18:24 - Interview - DAD...

Duration:00:21:54

Pip Blom

5/24/2019
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Pip Blom the band is led by the young Amsterdam songwriter of the same name. Using post-punk urgency, 90’s alt-rock hooks and twists, and a geniune knack for songwriting and expression, the music is a refreshing blast of catchy, poppy tunes that we can’t get enough of. The band dropped by Serious Business Music in Brooklyn while in the states prior to SXSW to give us a live taste of what they’re capable of. Pip Blom’s debut LP, Boat, will be release May 31, 2019 from Heavenly Recordings....

Duration:00:29:48

Fatherson

5/21/2019
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Fatherson is a Scottish alternative rock trio from Kilmarnock. With their latest album, the band has been steadily raising their profile internationally, and lead singer Ross Leighton stopped by NYC en route to SXSW, dropping by Serious Business Music in Brooklyn to share an intimate, direct take on a few of the band’s tunes for us in this special session. Sum Of All Your Parts is available now from Easy Life Records. ---+++ 00:00 - Fatherson 00:39 - Joanna 03:40 - Interview - Fatherson...

Duration:00:34:27

Thumpasaurus

5/17/2019
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Thumpasaurus is a punk-funk wild rollercoaster ride of a party machine full of aliens, tearing out of LA. With a ridiculously entertaining vibe and a flair for the dramatic (think somewhere along the Talking Heads > P-Funk > Zappa spectrum), this band is anything but easy listening - their mission is to get you up on your feet and moving. They invaded the live room at Serious Business Music (complete with some perfectly timed projections) to bring the thump! The Book Of Thump is available...

Duration:00:34:11

Airpark

5/14/2019
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Nashville brothers Ben Ford and Michael Ford, Jr. have returned with a fresh batch of their distinctly catchy, melodic indie rock, this time with a new EP produced by the acclaimed producers/band Tennis. The songwriting is as crisp and poignant as ever from the Fords, with that added sweetness of the new production collaboration. The band dropped by Serious Business Music in Brooklyn to follow up on their previous session a couple years ago, and to share some of their new music with us....

Duration:00:27:00

The Fucktons

5/10/2019
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From the Brooklyn DIY giants at King Pizza, we bring you The Fucktons, a two-man gas-guzzlin’ reverb-swimming overdrive-blurtin’ powerhouse of rock. You may recognize these two from The Mad Doctors, but here they strip the lo-fi sound down to its most bare and unruly, thrashing through the streets with some super satisfying tunes. They came out of hiding to tear it up at Serious Business Music for this rare appearance. Spring Cleaning by The Fucktons is available now from King Pizza...

Duration:00:19:09

Bird Streets

5/7/2019
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Bird Streets is the musical project of NY-based songwriter John Brodeur. Using the name - a reference to a neighborhood in LA, which happens to be where he recorded the band’s debut album, revealed a new sort of musical freedom for Brodeur’s songs. In collaboration with producer Jason Falkner, Brodeur has crafted a selection of tight, melodic pop/rock songs that’ll be stuck in your head for days. The band dropped by Serious Business Music in Brooklyn to give us a taste of their music. Bird...

Duration:00:28:01

Strawberry Generation

5/3/2019
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Strawberry Generation is an indie pop group from Providence, Rhode Island, featuring the dual lead vocals of Luk and Val. There’s a totally adorable youthful exuberance to them - and their music - that’s completely infectious. They stopped by Serious Business Music in Brooklyn to share some of that sweetness. Losing Our Way is available on cassette tape now from Community Radio Tapes. 00:00 - Strawberry Generation 00:33 - When You Were Here And I Was Sad 03:35 - Interview - Strawberry...

Duration:00:25:07

Citizen Cope

4/30/2019
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Clarence Greenwood, aka Citizen Cope, is a singular artist - an American songwriter whose career has drawn on rock, blues, soul, and folk music for over twenty years. From working with labels to forging his own, fully independent career, Greenwood has stayed true to his musical vision all along. He stopped by Serious Business Music in Brooklyn to share this intimate performance with us. Heroin And Helicopters is available now from RainWater Recordings. 00:00 - Intro 00:37 - River 05:07 -...

Duration:00:30:07

Stimmerman

4/26/2019
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We first met Brooklyn bassist extraordinaire Eva Lawitts when the band Citris dropped by, but she’s a musician who you’ve likely heard already, whether you realize it or not. Be it one of her own projects, or alongside Princess Nokia, Lawitts has lent her formidable skills to more projects than we can count. With Stimmerman, her frenetic, heady bass mastery and otherworldly, cutting vocals lead the way for a stunningly weird and wonderful musical journey through shifting tempos and proggy...

Duration:00:35:14

Grandchildren (2019)

4/23/2019
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It’s been a few years since we last caught up with the Philadelphia-based orchestral indie pop band, Grandchildren. Aleks Martray’s compositions have remained the core of the band’s tightly wound compositions as the form of the group has evolved over the past decade. These days, with vocalist Shari Amanda’s captivating performance in the mix, the band has pulled back on some of the instrumentation bells and whistles (not *actual* bells and whistles, necessarily) and refocused on their...

Duration:00:32:53

Tuff Sunshine

4/19/2019
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Tuff Sunshine is a NYC indie rock group headed up by singer/songwriter Johnny Leitera. For this incarnation of the group, bassist Turner Stough brings in his I Am The Polish Army bandmate Emma DeCorsey on guitar and vocals while drummer-about-town Rich Hutchins fills things out with tasteful precision. Leitera’s songwriting style brings a confident sort of cool to candid lyrics, which often make way for classically riffy, funky rock moves. The band dropped by Serious Business Music in...

Duration:00:29:07