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Q&A with Boston slack rockers Three Run Jack

Three Run Jack is a four piece band from Boston. Its members, Dave, Nick, Brett, and Brad, write fuzzy, sloppy, '90s sounding garage songs with punk overtones that prove remiscent of classics like Pavement and Guided By Voices. Distorted guitars, totally unapologetic talk-sing vocals and distant, washy percussion make for a pleasantly nostalgic strain of lo-fi indie rock that we enjoyed so much we had to (virtually) sit down with the four of them for a chat about the band's past, present, and future - read the Q&A with the band here.





New OhBree LP Available for Streaming & Purchase

OhBree recently released their new LP Burn Bridges, Burn Pies. The collective of troubadours finds an intriguing balance, as personal narratives meet eccentric ends. Strolling the brass horn-blasting, boarded streets, the band finds a delightful medium between playful melody and frenetic force. You can catch their record release show on Saturday, June 24 at Johnny Brenda’s, where they'll be supported by Grandchildren, Mumblr, and Glenn Matthews.





Buzz Alert: Deem Spencer's chill but self-aware hip hop at the Knit on 6.9

Don't let the somewhat obscure song titles confuse you - deem spencer's latest EP, "Sunflower," is Mellow with a capital M. From the laid-back atmospheric textures floating behind a hotel-piano-style arrangement in "fucked up flowers" to the flooring, self-aware rap in "soap," spencer's tracks are vibe-y and musically interesting. He plays with subtlety in production and hones in on his low-key aesthetic, yet maintaining lyrical consciousness and flow. to hear deem spencer's delightful, airy music live, head to the Knitting Factory on June 9th. - Geena Kloeppel





New THANGS EP Available for Streaming & Purchase

We enjoy being turned on to new artists from the knowledgeable jurors in our annual year-end poll, which is where we first learned of the production collective, The THANGS (nearly half a decade ago - dang!). The mysterious trio of producers have teamed up with Mike Robinson, who lent his talents on vocals and with the writing of lyrics, whose themes were meant to "reflect the beauty and absurdity of our modern existence, with existential musings that walk the precipice of agnosticism and the 'spirituality' of nature." Breezy, the long-awaited follow-up to the group's debut LP Correct, pulsates with palpable energy as textured sonic layers mesh beautifully with Robinson's measured, baritone delivery, creating surprising, cerebral, dance-floor bangers that we hope will get you the Monday doldrums of this rainy, overcast day in Philly. You can also join them at the EP's listening party, being held on Saturday, June 3 at Win Win Coffee Bar, where the tracks will be accompanied by visuals and a short documentary about the collaboration.





Mons Vi plays second show at Trans Pecos on 05.25

Columbia grad Matthew Hershoff is the mind behind Mons Vi, a lo-fi indie project based in Brooklyn, whose dreamy hit “Away” (streaming) has over 17 thousand plays on Soundcloud. The combination of Hershoff’s powerful lyrics ("i can sense your unbound violence / living in your untamed silence / I can feel your unknown power / sleeping till the final hour"), the simple instrumentals, and Adrianne Gonzalez’s soft backing vocals gives this project a depths that trascends its ethereal sound. 2016's EP "Indie Rock Bullshit" keeps faith to its title with a more upbeat and distorted approach. You can catch Mons Vi at The Trans Pecos on May 25th - it will be their second show ever! - Lilly Milman

We added this song to The Deli's playlist of Best soft songs by emerging NYC artists - check it out!

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