Habibi’s EP ‘Cardamom Garden’ out 3.2.18
Habibi released their first single in four years "Nedayeh Bahar," and Pitchfork praised: "Habibi’s approach...feel[s] expansive and luxurious, allowing space for both their personal observations and cultural identities." The full EP is out March 3, 2018. Their record release show will be held at National Sawdust on March 12, 2018.
Modern Sky Welcomes Jonathan Toubin
In January, we welcomed Jonathan Toubin to our management division! After spending a few years on the road, Jonathan and his legendary New York Night Train Soul Clap and Dance- off are back! He has joined forces with Elsewhere proprietors, Rami Haykal and Jake Rosenthal (hailing from Glasslands, the Soul Clap's first home) to throw one of the 21st Century’s most iconic parties every third Saturday of the month. After selling out the 1000+ capacity venue with its kick- off party featuring David Johansen in January, the party continued with another packed show for the second round in February with La Luz and our own The Mystery Lights. Stay tuned for next month when Jonathan will team up with Sun Ra Arkestra and The Contortions on March 17th.
Breanna Barbara Performs on The Untitled Action Bronson Show
Breanna Barbara was featured as the musical guest on The Untitled Action Bronson Show on Viceland which aired on February 15, 2018.
Welcome Big White!
Modern Sky has signed Sydney's Big White to our US imprint. Their new single/ music video 'How Did You Find Out' released today + they have residencies in NYC/ LA + a special headline set at our SXSW showcase in March. Check out their premiere on Culture Colide!
Pow Pow Family Band Releases Debut Album ‘All Right’
Adhoc premiered the album on their blog February 6th before the worldwide release on February 9th. The 'All Right' premiere party is on February 10th at the Park Church Co-Op with fellow Modern Sky friends Cotillon and Navy Gangs.
MUZEN Audio + Radio Caroline
This month, MUZEN Audio and Radio Caroline presented their new Muzen OTR Wood (Radio Caroline Edition) radio at NY NOW, a trade only event held at the Javits Center in New York City.
Breanna Barbara’s Upcoming Shows
Breanna Barbara has two upcoming shows you don't want to miss!
Pow Pow Family Band Announces North American Tour
Pow Pow Family Band goes on first North American tour after release of debut album, "All Right" on February 9th.
BRIAN HILL IS RECORDING SOPHOMORE LP AT KONK STUDIOS
Brian Hill is in London recording the follow-up to the “proudly scruffy, but also… sincere and affecting” (LA Record) ‘And the Noh Starrs.’ It’s all going down at the Kinks’ Konk Studios, so look out for more colorful material from this inventive artist in 2018.
Cotillon is Preparing for New European Dates After Tour Success
Cotillon is back in the States after rounding out a European tour that included several dates in Switzerland, Italy and France, as well as a stop at Soy Festival in Nantes. On the heels of his 2017 record “The Afternoons," Jordan Corso painted his own captivating portrait of the spirit of New York City’s musical landscape to crowds across the three countries. Look out for Corso’s return to Europe in spring 2018, including stops at the Burger Records festivals in Madrid and Barcelona, following further demand for his dynamic live performances.
Navy Gangs Open For Sunflower Bean At Elsewhere
Navy Gangs played a sold-out Elsewhere show in Brooklyn on November 30th, supporting Sunflower Bean. New recordings and tour plans are in the works - stay tuned for more info!