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ATLANTA, GA | OCT 19TH, 2020 - Pop rock band VYB (pronounced vibe) have announced the upcoming release of their new single "Deja Vu," available on all digital platforms November 6th, 2020. A personal track to lead vocalist Tom, "Deja Vu" is a track about finding yourself in a familiar, yet uncomfortable, romantic encounter. VYB blends electronic dance elements into their sound, as well as utilizes color to showcase each release's aesthetic. About "Deja Vu," the band states:
We think the most unique part about our music is the fact that each of us pull from different genres when writing songs. In Deja Vu, we think it’s very easy to distinguish different styles from Alt Rock, EDM and even small bits of punk. We pride ourselves on our ability to not get sonically stuck in a corner and we feel every one of our songs brings some sort of unique and fresh sound.
Hailing from Atlanta, VYB (pronounced vibe) play a blend of uplifting pop rock and electronic dance music to create a truly unique sound. The trio consisting of Tom Belau (vocals, keys, guitar), Noah Phillips (lead guitar) and Ryan Jones (drums) have been captivating Atlanta crowds since the beginning of 2019. They quickly reached local success with their early singles Ocean Breeze and Think Of You and followed up their single work with their independently released debut album, Mood Swings in March of 2020. VYB are currently recording their second album with producer Andrew Hill at Off The Record Studio and planning for a Music filled rest of the year.
The journey to the creation of VYB started in the Fall of 2018 when singer Tom Belau set out to assemble a band to accompany him with a solo EP. Tom tried and failed with multiple musicians until finding Noah Phillips (guitar), Ryan Jones (drums) and Bailey Jackson (former bassist) on a website called Bandmix. The group got along so well that they collectively decided to scrap Tom's solo work and move forward as an entirely new entity, thus creating VYB. VYB hit 2019 hard, releasing four indie pop singles and recording an entire album with Atlanta producer Damon Moon. Throughout their first year as a band, they made a name for themselves locally, headlining Atlanta venues such as, Smith's Olde Bar, 529, The Drunken Unicorn and being featured at many more. On March 27th 2020, VYB released their debut album, Mood Swings and are currently gearing up for their next era of music.
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Apple Music: https://music.apple.com/us/artist/vyb/1452872090
Website & EPK: https://www.vybband.com/epk-1
PHILADELPHIA, PA | OCT 14TH, 2020 - Indie/alt rock band Marcelyn, the band have released a new music video for their single "Guilloteens". Featured on their latest LP "Monstrous Existence," "Guiloteens" is a relaxing, raw highlight of the album. The video is a testament to the trio's versatility and unique ability to create a cohesive visual. Marcelyn, the band features a wide range of instruments on their new LP, delving into dynamic, organic production. Originally introduced through two recently-released singles, "Quarantine Song" and "Empty Room," the LP is the bold result of various frustrations felt by the band throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
Marcelyn, the band is something both fragile and deadly with a heavy helping of kickass. Originally the solo project of classically-trained singer Marcelyn Lebovitz, this band has now grown into a three-piece force to be reckoned with, featuring namesake Marcelyn on vocals and ukulele, her brother Mike on bass, and Travis Martin on drums, keyboard and guitar. The trio serves indie rock weirdness on a silver platter with a side of smooth vocals, audacious bass playing, and groovy beats.
Their debut LP "Indignities & Depravities" was released on June 1, 2018; their second "This is Woman's Lib?" came out on August 8, 2019. “Monstrous Existence,” their third album, will be available everywhere on September 25, 2020. Two singles, “Quarantine Song” and “Empty Room,” are already streaming. The band used to play shows throughout the United States (mostly in their hometown of Philadelphia), but since the pandemic it’s been livestreams on Instagram. Wear a mask.
STREAM/DOWNLOAD "MONSTROUS EXISTENCE": http://hyperurl.co/qfnpfp
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