The Mayor of Bad News: The Mayor of Bad News began in 2009 in the Bronx with Max Seeger writing and recording songs on a 3/4 tape machine in his college dorm.
In the Spring of 2010, Max started playing with his younger brother Sam Seeger, and that summer they recorded “At the Foot of a Finger Lake;” a concept album recorded outdoors near Lake Cayuga.
In the winter of 2011, The Mayor of Bad News started playing Venues in NYC as a two piece band. Since “At the Foot of a Finger Lake,” The Mayor of Bad News has put together a few recordings using equipment more of their generation with help from cousin and drummer Luke Heller.
Now, The Mayor of Bad News has grown to be a full band with drummer, Wowie Hernando, and bassist Joe Levine.
Deathrow Tull: aggro-dance-rap-electro-afro-beat-smashy-bang-bang-yowza!
Gone By Daylight: Born from pop-punk roots and a Rock n’ Roll spirit, Gone By Daylight incorporates a magnetic voice and pop-rock song writing, brimming with hooks and rock riffs. Influences include (but not limited to) Third Eye Blind, Guns n’ Roses, Blink 182, Tom Petty, and of course, The Beatles.
The band is comprised of born front man and song writer, Eric Paquette (Lead Singer, Guitar); master-thinker and fret shedder, Jeff Lynch (Lead Guitar, Vocals); rhythm-locked to perfection with his drummer brother and two revolvers tattooed across his chest, Jordan King (Bass, Vocals); and the no-bio-can-ever-do-him-or-his-stage-presence-justice, Shaanan King (Drums). The band solidified this line up in January of 2011, and has found management with John O’Leary of JWorks Management. Shortly after, the group inked a Production deal with Universal Publishing and EMI Recording artists, Kurtis John and Michael Nadeau. The team has been on an all-out writing and recording spree, completing upwards of 30+ songs between the producer’s Los Angeles and Connecticut studios.
GBD members have been playing their North East music circuit together for years and have shared the stage with My Chemical Romance, Brett Michaels, Ed Kowalczyk of Live, Lifehouse, Misfits, Starting Line, The Academy Is, in addition to an appearance at Warped Tour and are currently moving their way through the ranks of Bamboozle’s The Break Contest. The band performs consistent shows between New York City and Boston and has recently set up a Saturday night, club residency at the popular touring band stop, Arlene’s Grocery in NYC.
The band will be staring in an upcoming Axe Body Spray commercial filmed in NYC’s legendary Bowery Ballroom and aired in Latin America and Spanish speaking counties, thanks to House Casting and Imperial Woodpecker film company.
Late Guest (At the Party): Combining elements from different genres since they started out in 2002, eclectic Italian group Late Guest at the Party have always been able to cross several geographical and musical borders with their unique sound made of well-read electro lashes, engaging beats and catchy anthems, all permeated by a peculiar r'n'r DNA and 90's brit-pop / rave hints. Lauded for years by press and the web as next big thing and pioneers for every forthcoming musical wave, they were signed for the first time in late 2007 after music guru Steve Lamacq broadcasted their song We Were Young on Radio BBC One and suggested their demo as one of the best of that year.
They're first album Come Back Bobby Peru was released in 2009 by 42 Records, one of the best-known Italian indie labels. It was produced by Giacomo Fiorenza (Italian indie's grey man since the dawn of time) and mastered by Alan Douches (LCD Soundystem, Liars, Converge, Sufjan Stevens, just to name a few). The album received enthusiastic reviews and quite a lot of a buzz, with articles appearing in Rolling Stone and worldwide airplay for the single from the BBC to smaller indie radio stations in the New York area. LGATP promoted the album by hitting the road for almost two years playing shows everywhere from the biggest venues in Italy to smallest bars with their energetic and absorbing sound. During this time, the band had tracks featured on various compilations distributed by the many prominent Italian blogs and press, a series of remixes and a digital EP in late 2010 with b-sides and demos from the upcoming release.
In 2011 LGATP relocated to NYC to record a new album produced by Chuck Brody (Peter Bjorn and John, Shy Child, Bear Hands, Ra Ra Riot, Wu Tang Clan) and featuring collaborations with artists such as Kenan Bell, Hesta Prynn, Randy Shrager(Scissor Sisters) and Slam Donahue. The lead single, You Make Me Nervous, will be released digitally on August 16 by NYC's Reynold's Records as a taste in anticipation of the new forthcoming record.
Kim Viera: A New York native, Kim began to showcase her talent starting at a young age. At just 14 years old she had already been featured on several Christian albums, contributed her vocals to the Radio City Christmas Spectacular and booked numerous radio and television jingles. Destined for a life rooted in music Kim went on to study at the prestigious Berklee College School of Music in Boston and is now recording her debut album which is guaranteed to satisfy the music lover, the dance entusiast, and the admirer of moving melodies!