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Bronze

There are 5 artists named Bronze. Based out of Brooklyn, NY, BRONZE follows in the musical vein of New Order and Brian Eno with the swagger of T. Rex. Though only on the NYC scene for a short while, BRONZE has already shared the stage with the likes of Cloud Nothings, Kisses, Free Energy and the Depreciation Guild. The BRONZE EP, recorded in the band's studio on Grand Street in Brooklyn, twists and turns through anthems like the album's opener

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Infidels

Infidels: Alain (drummer, lead vocals), Niall Murphy (guitars), Thom Woodley (bass), Scott Wortmann (keys). In December 2005, we independently released our debut EP, Your Hidden Skeleton, recorded at Headgear Studios (Yeah Yeah Yeahs; TV On The Radio; Ambulance, Ltd.). Infidels run Brooklyn's underground music club Asterisk Art Project. In the 1990s, Infidels was a Canadian band featuring singer Molly Johnson and guitarist Norman Orenstein, both formerly with Alta Moda. The band's self-titled 1991 album produced two Canadian hits: "Celebrate" and "100 Watt Bulb.

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Jaymay

There are two artists that use the name Jaymay. 1) Jamie Seerman and 2) JayMay a Christian rapper. 1. Jamie Seerman is an American folk singer-songwriter from New York. She performs under the name Jaymay. She was raised on Long Island and in 2003, unable to find a job in book publishing, Jaymay began playing open mics. Her major musical influence is Bob Dylan. She has been described by the BBC as "darling of the New York 'Anti-Folk' scene", and by the New York Times as a "big name for the indie universe".

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ERAAS

The sense of creating art that can spirit you away somewhere else entirely is something that most definitely also informs the self-titled debut album from Brooklyn, NY based band ERAAS. In 2011, the band's founding members, Robert Toher and Austin Stawiarz, both ex-members of New England-based project APSE, were gravitating more towards ritualistic and darker themes not fully explored in their previous incarnation.

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Fresh Daily

Good music, dope flows, fresh tees and kicks define the personal style of Brooklyn native Fresh Daily, a rising lyricist who is taking an impressive multifaceted approach to . As an emcee, graphic designer, this artist’s persona and prowess make it hard to disagree with his self-proclaimed title of himself as “the New Jack of Brooklyn boom bap”. Of his moniker he says: "Fresh Daily just fits me right, I stay fresh all day, every day, with the rhymes, with the style". Under the former name, Ill Tarzan the lyricist gained notoriety on the NYC underground circuit.

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Dom Kennedy

Dominic Hunn (born on August 22, 1984 in Los Angeles, California), better known by his stage name Dom Kennedy, is a West Coast rapper from Leimert Park, Los Angeles, California. Since 2008, Kennedy has released 5 mixtapes, most notably his 2010 critically acclaimed mixtape From The Westside With Love DOM. KENNEDY graced the streets of Los Angeles in 2008 with the release of his debut project, entitled 25th Hour. The Leimert Park native made a name for himself by performing at various events and venues including the popular Sneaker Pimps Tour and the world famous House of Blues.

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Clare and the Reasons

About Clare and the Reasons Brooklyn-based Clare and the Reasons, fronted by collaborators Clare Manchon and Olivier Manchon, are pleased to announce the release of their sophomore album, Arrow, just out October 20th on Frog Stand Records. Arrow features a special guest appearance from Shara Worden of My Brightest Diamond, and is the followup to their acclaimed debut LP, The Movie, which included contributions from Van Dyke Parks and Sufjan Stevens.

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Body Language

Busy saving the city from the brick wall arm crossing and the casual head nods, Brooklyn's own Body Language has risen from the DIY venue basements armed with the kinetic dynamite you would expect from the name. Their original music was born from weekly dance party remixes crafted by Grant Wheeler and Matt Young, and graced by the soul stylings of Ms. Angelica Bess. Their efforts, which illustrated their arrival into Brooklyn, were delivered in a five track EP called “Speaks".

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