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Dominique LeJeune

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New Orleans native Dominique LeJeune has been writing and performing her dreamy intimate pop tunes since 2010. Her hauntingly beautiful voice will take hold of you as she delicately unpacks her stories of life and love. She’s trying to break your heart. Website / Facebook / Bandcamp

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Dennis Sager, Christian Baraks and Matt Seferian are ArchAnimals. Living the swamp life, these Texans tell extremely relatable stories through lyrics and sonic landscapes. Full of feedback and grit, these rockers want to play as loud as they can, leaving a piece of themselves on stage for all the crowd to see. ArchAnimals loves you. [...]

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The colloquialism “caddywhompus” is defined by such adjectives as “uneven,” “crooked” and “out of whack”—a list which could, in some instances, allude to the mind-bending sounds of the experimental noise-pop band who bears said name but whom can otherwise be described thus: spot on. Quasi-fraternal twins Sean Hart (drums) and Chris Rehm (guitar/vocals) have been [...]

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Chris Rehm


I’ve been writing & recording songs for most of my life & sometimes I need some alone time away from a band. This is the music I make when left to my own devices. It started off as silly/weird bedroom sugary pop & now it’s dripping like molasses. I generally write & record at the [...]

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Donovan Wolfington


Donovan Wolfington consists of Neil Berthier, Matt Seferian, Christian Baraks, Savannah Saxton and Chris Littlejohn. With a lot of heart and a few songwriters, Donovan Wolfington delivers an exquisite musical product blending punk rock and indie rock, all with a New Orleans flair. The heart wrenching lyrics and blistering build-ups are best served live. Donovan [...]

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Fitting somewhere in-between shoegaze supergroup and astral-pop allstars, Glish brings with them an outsider music perspective on pop itself. Comprised of Byron Chance (Munchausens), Meagan Lanier, Dexter Gilmore, Andrew Landry and Evan Cvitanovic (High in One Eye). Bandcamp | Facebook | Email

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Habitat is a three piece ensemble comprised of Evan Cvitanovic (Drums), Andrew Landry (Guitar), and Jack Donovan (Guitar/Vocals). Originating in New Orleans, the band draws from a wide variety of influences, most notably Claude Debussy, Green Arrows, and the Beach Boys. Habitat’s music is rooted in Western Classical and American jazz traditions and filtered through [...]

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Münchausens is the nomenclature under which I, Byron Chance, write and record music congruent with a style which I am reticent to label. The songs come to me when I’m walking. I record them later. Twitter | Facebook | Email RELEASES Null And Void (2011) “Sponge”

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Native America

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Native America is a creative outlet for Ross Farbe, a 22 year old songwriter from New Orleans. He spends countless hours in his bedroom, surrounded by an array of thrift store keyboards, craigslist-ed tape recorders, and whatever cobbled-together noisemakers he can get his hands on. An infatuation with physical space and natural reverb would then [...]

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Sun Hotel


Website | Twitter | Facebook | iTunes | Email SHORT: We live in the South, we like it, and we make music. LONG: New Orleans-based Sun Hotel have spent the better part of the last two years blazing their own narrative of what it means to be a bona fide rock and roll band – [...]

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