CANTORA ARTISTS

MGMT

Can MGMT play real instruments? Do they write and produce their own music? Are they joking? These are all questions you may be asking yourself after witnessing an MGMT show...

Francis and the Lights

Championed by artists like Kanye West, Ryan Leslie, and Drake, Francis and the Lights make a compelling case for the return of Blue Eyed Soul. More accurately though, they are a Rock and Roll band...

Bear Hands

Dylan Rau started Bear Hands to spite a romantic rival. In disconnecting himself from the love
triangle (and successfully copulating with several other humans...

Slam Donahue

Slam Donahue is a New York City based band led by singer/guitarist David Otto and bassist Thomas Sommerville. They build their identity out of bootlegged recording programs, department store keyboards...

"Emil and Friends" "Emil & Friends"

Somewhere inside the glowing rectangles, Emil found album worthy tinkerings of nylon strings, waterfalls of voices, flutterings of bells whistles and synths. So goes descriptions of danceable weirdpop act...

Savoir Adore

Even in a scene as vibrant as the current one in Brooklyn, Savoir Adore bring something entirely unique and exciting to the table with their addictively lush slant on pop. In the Wooded Forest, their...

young buffalo

Says the Guardian: “The exuberant unison vocals, the trebly percussiveness without too much low-end bass whomp, the whoa-oh-ohs—they’re all here. Welcome to the late-noughties revival...”

Rumspringa

A half-century ago, baby boomer teenagers wiggled from their parents' grips to gyrate naughtily to the sonic rebellion that was captivating America‚ a thrilling, liberating sound that would eventually...

The Echo-Friendly

Jake Rabinbach and Shannon Esper are best friends, ex-lovers, who live two blocks away from each other...

Gordon Voidwell

William Gordon Johnson (1983 – ), well known by his pen name Gordon Voidwell, is a Bronx-born singer, songwriter, musician and fashion writer. He is noted for his mixtape Voided Checks...

Violens

Their music imagines a place where The Zombies & The Byrds meet Wire & The Violent Femmes, and Crass meets Angelo Badalamenti & Prefab Sprout.
Violens songs conjure descriptions of...

Rifle Men

Rifle Men isn't a band, but instead a place in time for two people: Daniel Gdula and Anthony Gerbino. The two were housemates at Hostra University and would often toss around ideas...

Zulu Pearls

Sometimes, you have to dig.
Beneath the surface of any throwaway pop culture landscape there are bound to be some hidden gems. Zulu Pearls are a gem of a band...

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