Holiday Disco @ The Treehouse
The Mystic Underground - the kolour kult - The Dossier - Richey Rose This event is 21 and over The Mystic UndergroundWebsiteFacebookTwitterLinkswe write pop songs for the disenchanted, disillusioned and disenfranchised. they are songs for the broken-hearted and desperate. songs that celebrate life, love, death and everything in between. it really shouldn't be this hard. it really shouldn't if you think about it. the kolour kultFacebookLinksBorn of a shared love of 1980's era Synth-Pop, The Kolour Kult is an open ended experiment in electronic dance music. Formed with the idea of creating "electro-croon", combining driving beats and airy synth melodies with earnest "suburban soul" vocals, Jack Prime and Martin van Etten look to fashion a sound that is new but remembered, fresh but familiar whilst inciting fever on the dance floor. The DossierWebsiteFacebookTwitterLinksNYC duo THE DOSSIER bring their infectious mix of throbbing electronics, stomping glam, fuzzed-up basslines and anthemic melodies to spare, all with a fond nod to classic new wave and a sound both new and familiar as evidenced in their recent single "Give Me Your Name"--watch for their debut LP in early 2014.
Label: stereosonic recordings
Bio: Take pulsing synths and a little sass...add some melancholy with a good dose of tongue planted firmly in cheek and for good measure, throw in a sense of urgency and surrealism, and you have the sounds coming from NYC's electronic pop heroes: The Mystic Underground.
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“It’s no surprise this is some great music out of Brooklyn.The Mystic Underground, Vlad and Ben, can write pop songs without selling out… songs that are bright and upbeat but still emit some bitterness of life’s struggles and disappointments… songs that will make you want to dance, or perhaps make you want to stand up to your asshole boss. Empowering songs with thoughtful lyrics. Vladimir Valette’s dramatic and soulful vocals add to this empowerment. Benedetto Socci puts the melodies to work with amazing electronic arrangements and intense lead synths, pulling from various influences, which is why it would be hard to tag them into one genre. These guys never pause.. when they’re not writing and recording or working on a remix, they’re playing shows around New York. It’s also worth mentioning that singer Vlad is often in the chatroom on Strangeways Radio. He joined the chat during an episode of Toy Factory when I first played their song “Discord and Panic,” ......”