Psychobuildings (EP Release show!), Papertwin (Record Release Party!)

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PopGun Presents

Psychobuildings (EP Release show!)

Papertwin (Record Release Party!)

Modern Rivals (Album Release Party!), Robotdrummer, MNDR (DJ set)

Nov 13

Doors: 8:30 pm / Show: 8:30 pm

Glasslands Gallery

Brooklyn, NY

$10.00

Off Sale

This event is 21 and over

Psychobuildings (EP Release show!)
Psychobuildings (EP Release show!)
Blending jam based punk aesthetics with a laser focus on beat and melody, Psychobuildings recalls an era of music, when pop, rock, and disco began fusing together to stir up new club sensations.

Frontman, Peter LaBier, complements percussive vocal deliveries with angular and spasmodic dance moves. Despite the clean pop structure of the songs, the end result manages to sound both abstract and loose. Synths buzz and swirl around the beat, courtesy of Peter Schuette. Juan Pieczanski plays additional percussion, synthesizers, and handles the production duties. The group's first single is available on All Hands Electric and Cass Club.
Papertwin (Record Release Party!)
Papertwin (Record Release Party!)
Hailing from Brooklyn, NY, this band has been creating music since 2009. New wave vocals, and a mix of dream pop, Brit pop and shoegaze combine to make the sound that is Papertwin. The heavy usage of synthesizers informs their sonic foundation while translucent, crystalline vocals etch a distinguishing clarity to their sound. Often known for creating an airy, cloud-like atmosphere, the rhythmic presence of electronic drums bespeckled with bombarding fills points more clearly to the eras of 80's synthpop and 90's industrial.
Max Decker (guitar, vocals and songwriter), along with Francis Cardinale (drums), Nick Shopa, (keyboard) and Justin Michael Miller (bass), inspire dense yet bright, and robust melodic mixes, as evidenced in their self-produced debut album, Porcelain.


Decker, a schooled painter and artist whose work can be seen on the cover of the Porcelain EP, rekindled his musical passions after attending the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. He continued to paint vivid images and heartfelt emotions, but this time through the compilation and personification of modest words joined with strong beats and energetic melodies that hit a chord and trigger a can’t-help-but-dance response.


Shortly after Decker began to revisit his musical side, he was quickly joined by high school friend Cardinale in 2009, who also brought Shopa, a classically trained guitarist with a skill for repairing and tuning pianos, with him to command the keyboard. Bassist Justin Miller, a Berklee College of Music alum, music producer and recording engineer, then completed the quartet in 2010.
Modern Rivals (Album Release Party!)
Modern Rivals (Album Release Party!)
Brooklyn quintet Modern Rivals seems somewhat fittingly named for their transcendent psychedelic pop that both evokes antique 60s mod optimism, while also sounding defiantly current with their experimental edge.

Modern Rivals’ ethereal and dextrous songs share the buttoned-up charm of 60s psych-pop bands, mixed with more technically crafty contemporary composition. Then, all of the elements are given the dreamscape approach in which no single sound is exactly what it seems. There is a delicate warmth to Modern Rivals’ songs emanating from every meticulously placed note.

Their first full-length album, Cemetery Dares, will be available on LP, CD and download on April 22, 2014.
MNDR (DJ set)
MNDR (DJ set)
As one third of Oakland experimental dance collective Triangle, Amanda Warner was a leading figure in the west coast alternative and indie scenes. In 2008, she made the decision to pursue songwriting in New York City, where she met Peter Wade with whom she formed MNDR, an outlet for poppier ideas inflected by noise. In 2010, a break came in the form of a featured vocal slot alongside Q-Tip on Mark Ronson’s smash “Bang Bang Bang,” and the media immediately took notice of Warner’s magneticism. Profiles in Radar, The Fader, Esquire and virtually every reputable music publication followed, and soon MNDR’s “Fade To Black” and “C.L.U.B.” became discotheque favorites in their own right.
Venue Information:
Glasslands Gallery
289 Kent Avenue
Brooklyn, NY, 11249
http://www.theglasslands.com/