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Maximo Park
Phone (212) 614-6932
Price $20
Age Suitability None Specified
Categories Alternative Rock

Maximo Park

Friday, May 23 8:00p
Gramercy Theatre New York, NY

Status updates, tweets, memes, constant communication: seeing through the data smog is harder every day. Through all the neon flash and white noise, however, there are transmissions that slash straight through all the static and cut to the quick. Maximo Park's fifth album Too Much Information is one such record, that hooks out life's critical moments from the dizzying ebb and flow and brings them into HD-sharp focus. It's the work of a band who, despite their compelling development since 2005's febrile… Show more

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Brand New
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Long Island outfit that began playing punk-pop and emo, but gradually embraced indie rock influences. ~ Rovi
The Neighborhoods
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Let by singer and guitarist David Minehan, the Neighborhoods were a Boston-based rock band whose sound and approach found them residing in several camps at once, fusing the tuneful approach of a power pop group, the rebellious attitude of a punk band, and the big sound and swagger of a traditional hard rock act....
Bastille
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South London-based band blending '80s synth-pop with stadium-sized choruses. ~ Rovi
Built to Spill
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Who would have guessed that one of the more influential indie rock bands of the 1990s would emerge from Boise, Idaho? That's exactly what happened in the case of Built To Spill, who started out as a somewhat ragged, lo-fi outfit....
Modest Mouse
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Jagged, often melodic, lo-fi post-rock, the indie rockers slowly burbled from cult sensations to unlikely alterna-pop stars. ~ Rovi
Death Cab For Cutie
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One of the definitive indie bands of the 2000s, led by Ben Gibbard, whose wistful vocals and sensitive songwriting straddled indie and emo. ~ Rovi
Tegan and Sara
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Tegan & Sara are twin sisters from Canada who have won over legions of fans with their self-deprecating humor and energetic acoustic music that marries emo honesty with pop sparkle and songcraft....
Jack Johnson
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Began playing guitar when he was 14. First two songs that he learned on the guitar: Metallica's "One" and Cat Stevens' "Father and Son." Was a pro surfer during high school, but decided to pursue more grounded activities after a surfing accident left him with more than 150 stitches, a broken nose and missing teeth....
Jenny Lewis
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Born in Las Vegas in early 1977, singer/songwriter Jenny Lewis is one of indie rock's most popular ingénues, known for her work as the primary vocalist of Rilo Kiley as well as her solo albums, guest appearances, and duo with boyfriend Johnathan Rice....
Cass McCombs
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American singer/songwriter known for his haunting voice and intense songcraft. ~ Rovi
Phosphorescent
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The brainchild of Athens-based singer-songwriter Mathew Houck, Phosphorescent have released a string of critically acclaimed, country-tinged rock albums. ~ Rovi
Maximo Park
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Newcastle's angular pop quintet Maxïmo Park consists of singer Paul Smith, guitarist Duncan Lloyd, bassist Archie Tiku, keyboardist Lukas Wooller, and drummer Tom English. Like their friends and neighbors the Futureheads, and Field Music, Maxïmo Park craft smart, sharply catchy songs inspired by post-punk and new wave legends like the Jam, XTC, Wire, and the Smiths....
Frank Turner
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Bahrain-born, Eton-educated alt-folk singer/songwriter who began his solo career in 2006. ~ Rovi
Walk Off the Earth
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Walk Off The Earth is an unconventional, multi-talented five-piece musical phenomena that is currently taking the world by storm. Based in Burlington, Ontario (just outside of Toronto), their brilliant 5-people-playing-one-guitar interpretation of Gotye's "Somebody That I Used To Know" recently exploded on Youtube garnering well over 35 million views in under 2 weeks....
Kurt Vile
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Kurt Vile is a lo-fi indie rock singer/songwriter from Philadelphia who made his commercial recording debut in 2008 to much critical fanfare. Based in Philadelphia, Vile grew up outside the city in the nearby town of Lansdowne....
WARPAINT
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A Los Angeles quartet dealing in sparse, atmospheric art rock, Warpaint originally consisted of sisters Jenny Lee Lindberg and Shannyn Sossamon (on bass and drums, respectively), as well as Emily Kokal and Theresa Wayman on vocal and guitar....
The Districts
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The Districts are a four-piece indie rock band from the small town of Lititz, Pennsylvania. The group formed in 2009 while members Rob Grote, Mark Larson, Connor Jacobus, and Braden Lawrence were all still in high school....
The Head And The Heart
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Formed in Seattle by a group of northwestern transplants, the Head and the Heart is an indie folk band whose influences include Americana, country-rock, and classic Beatlesque pop. The lineup came together in 2009, when songwriters Jonathan Russell and Josiah Johnson met at an open mic event at Seattle's Conor Byrne Pub....
Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros
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Formed in 2007 by Ima Robot frontman Alex Ebert after a brief period of existential crisis, the cultish 11-piece indie rock outfit Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros draw their inspiration from the communal musical communities that peppered Southern California (specifically Laurel Canyon) with positive vibrations during the '60s and early '70s....
Magic Man
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Magic Man began as a duo who grew out of spare moments and idle hours during a summer spent volunteering on different organic farms. Their debut album Real Life Color was released in 2010....
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Gramercy Theatre
127 E. 23rd St.
New York, NY 10010
(212) 614-6932
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