THE BRUTE CHORUS Plays Piano’s in NYC; WIN A FREE TEE SHIRT HERE!

Before heading to SXSW, U.K. imports, The Brute Chorus, is heading to Piano’s in New York City to play a one night only event (And first ever North American show!) with Sharen. The critically acclaimed Brutes have been gaining attention from the likes of CMJ, MP3.com, NME, and the BBC, just to name a few. We have an exclusive BRUTE CHORUS Tee Shirt for you to win to show your love for the band. Please E-mail “ModernMysteryBlog@yahoo.com” with “Brute Chorus Contest” in the subject line. Please give your NAME, ADDRESS and TEE SHIRT size. All entries close Tuesday, March 9th at 11:59pm.

In the meantime, take a peak at this exclusive live video below the group has posted on their IndieGoGo page. Also take time out to donate to these fine lads who are about to head to SXSW. For more info plus a live video of “My Testament,” head HERE.

CHECK OUT THE BRUTE CHORUS AT PIANO’S IN NEW YORK CITY, TUESDAY, MARCH 6TH AT 8PM. With Sharen.

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MEET CYGNETS: NEW-WAVE REVIVALISTS FROM EDMONTON ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM ‘DARK DAYS’

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Cynets are a staples in their homeland of Canada, as they’ve shared the stage with high profile indie acts such as You Say Party! We Say Die!, and Shout Out Out Out Out. Breaking big in Edmonton, with significant national radio play, and coverage from high profile press outlets, the trio are ready to take over U.S. soil. It’s about time they make it here with their brand of new-wave-meets-electro-meets-post-punk style in tow. 

 The band, fronted by Logan Turner, is the culmination of many years of hard work, as a songwriter and musician who worked privately writing and recording hundreds of songs before deciding to explore a group dynamic. This collaboration was finally realized in close friends Chris Bruce and Dan Snow. Bringing textured, inspiring guitar work and bright, catchy synthesizer hooks, they compliment and enhance Turner’s ambitious songwriting style and singular, melodic vocals.

Favorable comparisons have included The Smiths, Joy Division and Depeche Mode, but the band undoubtedly has a uniqueness of its own, contrasting danceable, uplifting beats with darkly personal lyrics.


The forthcoming follow up LP ‘Dark Days’, is due for release on March 6th will also be available for FREE, preceded by the killer synth-punk anthem ‘Teenager. Listen to/download the track for free:
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