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Detroit Rebellion's Sophomore Album, SEE YOU NEXT YEAR, is out now!

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Providence, Rhode Island duo Detroit Rebellion has released their sophomore album, See You Next Year, today via Bodan Kuma – listen via Spotify.  The follow up to their 2017 debut album, The Man, See You Next Year continues to find Toste exploring a world of gritty blues and garage rock with drummer Micaiah Castro.  Taking their name from the violent upheaval that shook Detroit in the summer of 1967, Toste felt it an appropriate label for a genre of music created to simultaneously soothe the soul, as well as wrestle with the problems that troubles it.

See You Next Year takes the energy and the attitude up a notch, immediately obvious on lead track, “Wrong Number”, which is driven by frantic vocals and spirited drum work, delivered like a jab in the face.  Spurts of post-punk energy, timely touches of reverb, and bursts of anger and indignation mark tunes like the three-minute blast “Black.”  While See You Next Year is more raw and aggressive than its predecessor, it never strays too far from moody, thinking-man’s blues, with its hints of jazz and haunting guitar. It is a record for which the right energy outweighed precise lyrical clarity, harkening back to traditional blues in spirit, if not necessarily in structure.

Listen to the album now on all your favorite DSP's.

LONGWAVE return with first single in 10 years, "Stay With Me", on Bodan Kuma Recordings

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Announce Bowery Ballroom show + fall tour, new album to come in early 2019
 

Acclaimed NYC indie rockers Longwave have announced a New York show at the Bowery Ballroom on November 17th, along with a fall tour with Blue October. The announcement comes on the heels of news that Longwave are working on their first album in over a decade, coming in early 2019.

While the album is still under wraps, the band is gearing up to release a single, "Stay With Me", to be released digitally and as an limited-pressed 7" through indie label Bodan Kuma Recordings. The single will be their first music since 2008's Peter Katis produced Secrets Are Sinister

The Bowery Ballroom show will also feature The Shelia Divine, with tickets going on sale this Friday, August 17th at 12pm (EST) via this link

The band will also be embarking on a fall tour supporting Blue October, kicking off in Royal Oak, MI on October 11th. The dates are below. 

10.11 - Royal Oak, MI @ Royal Oak Music Theatre
10.12 - St. Louis, MO @ The Pageant
10.13 - Milwaukee, WI @ The Rave / Eagles Club
10.14 - Indianapolis, IN @ Egyptian Room
10.17 - Fayetteville, AR @ George's Majestic Room
10.18 - Memphis, TN @ New Daisy Theatre
10.19 - Tulsa, OK @ Brady Theatre
10.20 - Dallas, TX @ The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory
10.21 - San Antonio, TX @ Aztec Theatre

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About Longwave

Longwave formed at the dawn of the New York indie rock resurgence in 1999. The Brooklyn-based band’s first release was the indie distributed Endsongs.

The band then signed to RCA Records where it released the Dave Fridmann-produced The Strangest Things. Longwave followed up with an EP, Life Of The Party, which was produced by Fridmann and future producer of The National, Peter Katis. The band would enlist John Leckie (Radiohead, XTC, and Stone Roses) to helm the production for the full length a There’s A Fire. In 2008 Longwave released Secrets Are Sinister, which Katis produced, through Original Signal Recordings.
 
To support these releases the band toured throughout the world sharing billing domestically and overseas with their friends The Strokes. They’ve also toured with The National, The Vines, The Doves, bloc party, Blue October, and Kasabian among others.
 
The band are gearing up to release a single, “Stay With Me”, and a new album to follow in early 2019.

Detroit Rebellion Announce Sophomore Album, See You Next Year, out August 24

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“Detroit Rebellion are not from the Motor City but they do kinda sound like the could be. Their sound is less Jack White however and maybe more early Beck.” – BrooklynVegan

Providence, Rhode Island duo Detroit Rebellion has announced their sophomore album, See You Next Year, will arrive August 24 on Bodan Kuma, sharing a lyric video for the track “Wrong Number”.

The follow up to their 2017 debut album, The Man, See You Next Year continues to find singer/songwriter/guitarist Jeff Toste exploring a world of gritty blues and garage rock with drummer Micaiah Castro.  Taking their name from the violent upheaval that shook Detroit in the summer of 1967, Toste felt it an appropriate label for a genre of music created to simultaneously sooth the soul, as well as wrestle with the problems that troubles it.

See You Next Year takes the energy and the attitude up a notch, immediately obvious on lead track, “Wrong Number”, which is driven by frantic vocals and spirited drum work, delivered like a jab in the face.  Spurts of post-punk energy, timely touches of reverb, and bursts of anger and indignation mark tunes like the three-minute blast “Black.” While See You Next Year is more raw and aggressive than its predecessor, it never strays too far from moody, thinking-man’s blues, with its hints of jazz and haunting guitar. It is a record for which the right energy outweighed precise lyrical clarity, harkening back to traditional blues in spirit, if not necessarily in structure.

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See You Next Year track listing:

01.  Wrong Number
02.  Troubadour
03.  You’re Going South Tonight
04.  Black
05.  When The Finger Points At You
06.  See You Next Year
07.  Snake Eyes
08.  Storyteller
09.  The Bug Jar
10.  Spit Fire
11.  Put On A Show
12.  Graveyard Blues

Grand Canyon 7"s now available! Listen to the b-side "Standing In The Shadows"

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The new 7" from Grand Canyon is now available in the Bodan Kuma store! Limited to only 100 pressings, the 45 features the lead single "Lucinda" as the A-side with "Standing In The Shadows" as the B-side. You can listen to "Standing In The Shadows" above. 

To celebrate the release of the 7", Grand Canyon will be performing at the Bootleg Theatre on June 5th, with the first 50 people getting one for free! Get your tickets here now. 

Listen to the first single from LA's Grand Canyon - "Lucinda"

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Los Angeles based rockers Grand Canyon just released their first official single for Bodan Kuma Recordings, the Heartbreakers inspired "Lucinda". Mixed by Brendan Benson, it's the first taste from the group off their forthcoming debut album, due in late 2018. You can hear the track in the video above. 

Now available on all DSPs, "Lucinda" will also be released on a limited edition 7" exclusively in the Bodan Kuma store starting on May 15th. The b-side, "Standing In The Shadows" (which also appears off the new album) will be pressed to only 100 copies of cream colored vinyl. You can pre-order your copy now. 

The band will celebrate the release with a show on June 5th at the Bootleg Theatre, with special guests Brian Whelan and Elijah Ocean. All the details and tickets can be found here

Kat Meoz's New Album - Here I Wait - Available Now!

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HEAVY AIRPLAY FROM THE UNDERGROUND GARAGE / RODNEY BINGENHEIMER'S SHOW + POPMATTERS PREMIERE VIDEO FOR TITLE TRACK

ANNOUNCES FREE EP RELEASE SHOW ON 2/12 AT THE SATELLITE IN LA


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Stream + Download - Here I Wait

Kat Meoz's highly anticipated EP, Here I Wait, is now available on all DSPs. 

The EP has been garnering heavy airplay by the legendary Rodney Bingenheimeron his nationally syndicated show The Underground Garage on SiriusXM and features the singles, "Here I Wait" and "Conquest".

The video for "Here I Wait" premiered last week via PopMatters who praised the song for its "noisy, angry slab of guitar-driven rock that summons comparisons to PJ Harvey in her earliest, nastiest era". 

Kat will celebrate the release of her EP with a free show on February 12th at the Satellite in Los Angeles. The show will be supported by FuriosaLivingmore, & Checkerneck + Surprise Guests. More details can be found here

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The Heroic Enthusiasts Self-Titled Debut LP Available Now!

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The debut album from New York's The Heroic Enthusiasts is available now on all streaming and digital platforms. The album, produced by the band and mixed by Mercury Rev's Anthony Molina, features the singles "New York Made Me", "Better Crazy Than Boring", "When The Deal Is Done", and "Pure Fade". 

The Heroic Enthusiasts is available on all DSPs, as well as a limited-deluxe vinyl pressing. The vinyl edition, available starting 11/08, includes a digital download, lyric booklet, and color insert, all pressed on black vinyl and is available through the Bodan Kuma shop

The Heroic Enthusiasts will be embarking on a short record release tour through New York, culminating in a show at the Bowery Electric on November 8th. Catch them at the dates below:

11/03 - Buffalo, NY @ Buffalo's Mohawk Place
11/04 - Rochester, NY @ The Bug Jar
11/08 - New York, NY @ Bowery Electric

For more information, go to http://theheroicenthusiasts.com/