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Hey everyone, on April 4th we are having our Techno House Party from 10PM-2AM in the lobby of the Berman Student Center. Glowsticks will be provided! 

Hey everyone, on April 4th we are having our Techno House Party from 10PM-2AM in the lobby of the Berman Student Center. Glowsticks will be provided! 

Hello everyone! Just one more day until the kickoff of LMF 2014! The final act we will be highlighting is Dominic Tursi.
Dominic Tursi (born on February 6, 1993) is a singer-songwriter from Tolland, CT. The person who most inspired and influenced Dominic toward a career in song writing is Jason Mraz. In order to pursue his love for the craft, Dominic has spent the last two years attending the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, PA. He spend his first two years majoring in Vocal Performance, and recently switched his major to Music Business. 
Check out his social media pages: 
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Official Website

Hello everyone! Just one more day until the kickoff of LMF 2014! The final act we will be highlighting is Dominic Tursi.

Dominic Tursi (born on February 6, 1993) is a singer-songwriter from Tolland, CT. The person who most inspired and influenced Dominic toward a career in song writing is Jason Mraz. In order to pursue his love for the craft, Dominic has spent the last two years attending the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, PA. He spend his first two years majoring in Vocal Performance, and recently switched his major to Music Business. 

Check out his social media pages: 

Facebook

Official Website

Hi everyone! We are just two days away from LMF 2014! Today’s highlighted artist is Manhattanville student Raina Mullen. 
Raina hails from the shoreline of Connecticut. She’s grown into a dazzling performer and captivates the audience with her sweet melodic voice and simple guitar styling. She is greatly influenced by the great folk singer songwriters of the 60’s and 70’s. Raina hopes to inspire people all around the world with her music about love, struggle, and hope.
Raina frequently updates her YouTube channel with videos of her singing some of her favorite songs and interpreting them as her own. She also has videos of performances of her own songs and hopes to perform them all over the world one day.
Check out her social media links here

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Bandcamp
Twitter

Hi everyone! We are just two days away from LMF 2014! Today’s highlighted artist is Manhattanville student Raina Mullen. 

Raina hails from the shoreline of Connecticut. She’s grown into a dazzling performer and captivates the audience with her sweet melodic voice and simple guitar styling. She is greatly influenced by the great folk singer songwriters of the 60’s and 70’s. Raina hopes to inspire people all around the world with her music about love, struggle, and hope.

Raina frequently updates her YouTube channel with videos of her singing some of her favorite songs and interpreting them as her own. She also has videos of performances of her own songs and hopes to perform them all over the world one day.

Check out her social media links here

Facebook

Bandcamp

Twitter

Hello everyone! We are just three days away from one of the best weekends ever! Today’s highlighted artist is Burgundy Bleu.
Burgundy Bleu is a singer-songwriter/guitarist who was born Naajidah Correll in Harlem, NY (1991). Her love for storytelling through music grew as she resided in her new community in Yonkers, NY. She has performed at venues like Apollo Theater, Harlem Stage, Irondale theatre, NYU, Manhattanville College and the legendary Nuyorican poets cafe. In 2009, she received a Young Writers Award from Sarah Lawrence College and Fulbright for a second time and became a semi-finalist for the Knick’s Poetry Slam. In 2010, she featured for Urban Word’s Uptown Open, and became a member of the White Plains Slam Poetry team. 

After placing as a finalist in the 2011Urban Word Teen Slam, performing in Brooklyn BEAT festival in 2012, and performing in Apollo Theater in 2013 with Robyn Adams & MC Lyte, she took a hiatus in performance art and began her journey as a Youth Educator. Burgundy has partnered with non-profits like Girls Inc of Westchester and Eileen Fisher Leadership Institute in the past and continues to work with various community centers throughout Westchester County and NYC on the topics of Media Awareness, Gender Roles and Anti-Bullying. Burgundy is currently studying for a B.A in Creative Writing, and working on her first EP.
Check out her social media links below:

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Soundcloud

Hello everyone! We are just three days away from one of the best weekends ever! Today’s highlighted artist is Burgundy Bleu.

Burgundy Bleu is a singer-songwriter/guitarist who was born Naajidah Correll in Harlem, NY (1991). Her love for storytelling through music grew as she resided in her new community in Yonkers, NY. She has performed at venues like Apollo Theater, Harlem Stage, Irondale theatre, NYU, Manhattanville College and the legendary Nuyorican poets cafe. In 2009, she received a Young Writers Award from Sarah Lawrence College and Fulbright for a second time and became a semi-finalist for the Knick’s Poetry Slam. In 2010, she featured for Urban Word’s Uptown Open, and became a member of the White Plains Slam Poetry team. 

After placing as a finalist in the 2011Urban Word Teen Slam, performing in Brooklyn BEAT festival in 2012, and performing in Apollo Theater in 2013 with Robyn Adams & MC Lyte, she took a hiatus in performance art and began her journey as a Youth Educator. Burgundy has partnered with non-profits like Girls Inc of Westchester and Eileen Fisher Leadership Institute in the past and continues to work with various community centers throughout Westchester County and NYC on the topics of Media Awareness, Gender Roles and Anti-Bullying. Burgundy is currently studying for a B.A in Creative Writing, and working on her first EP.


Check out her social media links below:

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Soundcloud

Hi everyone! We are less than a week away from Local Music Festival 2014! Today’s featured band is  headliners W.C. Lindsay. 
W. C. Lindsay is a duality. Chill/Rage. Hip-Hop/Punk. Electronic/Acoustic. Progressive/Reminiscent. Two very different halves to make up a unique whole. Understand the dichotomy- embrace it, and then we can begin.

W. C. Lindsay first heard electronic music during the summer of 2002. He was 11, and he got a hold of a copy of an English Grime record. He tried to relate his love of it to his friends, but they were wrapped up in the world of pop punk and mosh pits. Herein begins the dichotomy that developed into the W. C. Lindsay as he exists today- an indie electro-pop artist who grew up listening to electronic and hip-hop music, but was only ever exposed to the live aesthetic of punk. 

Upon relocating from Columbus, Ohio to Philadelphia in 2010, W. C. Lindsay found himself engulfed in the dub-step movement, and shocked by the fact that this energetic and aggressive genre was exclusively being performed by people behind tables. There was a disconnect for him- the electronic music he loved was still there, but the live aesthetic was new.

Raised on frontmen that were down in the crowd, screaming their hearts out, Lindsay vowed that no matter the style of music he was to create, he was to put on a show much the same. “If someone cares enough to come see me, they’re going to get everything,” says Lindsay.

The parameters were set forth, and so the music grew. Lindsay’s addition of live drums and bass to his performance pushed the punk live agenda, while his live sampling and lap steel guitar bring a hands-on aesthetic to the electronic sound. The W. C. Lindsay band has floored audiences in cities all over the country and brought it’s unique brand of electro-pop to audiences big and small, with major artists such as B.o.B., Major Lazer, J. Boog, and Twenty One Pilots amongst others. 


See W. C. Lindsay live and you will become privy to a dichotomy that will leave sweat on your brow and melodies in your head. Dance and scream, mosh and sing. Join the movement.

Check out their social media links below: 
Facebook
Bandcamp

Hi everyone! We are less than a week away from Local Music Festival 2014! Today’s featured band is  headliners W.C. Lindsay. 

W. C. Lindsay is a duality. Chill/Rage. Hip-Hop/Punk. Electronic/Acoustic. Progressive/Reminiscent. Two very different halves to make up a unique whole. Understand the dichotomy- embrace it, and then we can begin.

W. C. Lindsay first heard electronic music during the summer of 2002. He was 11, and he got a hold of a copy of an English Grime record. He tried to relate his love of it to his friends, but they were wrapped up in the world of pop punk and mosh pits. Herein begins the dichotomy that developed into the W. C. Lindsay as he exists today- an indie electro-pop artist who grew up listening to electronic and hip-hop music, but was only ever exposed to the live aesthetic of punk. 

Upon relocating from Columbus, Ohio to Philadelphia in 2010, W. C. Lindsay found himself engulfed in the dub-step movement, and shocked by the fact that this energetic and aggressive genre was exclusively being performed by people behind tables. There was a disconnect for him- the electronic music he loved was still there, but the live aesthetic was new.

Raised on frontmen that were down in the crowd, screaming their hearts out, Lindsay vowed that no matter the style of music he was to create, he was to put on a show much the same. “If someone cares enough to come see me, they’re going to get everything,” says Lindsay.

The parameters were set forth, and so the music grew. Lindsay’s addition of live drums and bass to his performance pushed the punk live agenda, while his live sampling and lap steel guitar bring a hands-on aesthetic to the electronic sound. The W. C. Lindsay band has floored audiences in cities all over the country and brought it’s unique brand of electro-pop to audiences big and small, with major artists such as B.o.B., Major Lazer, J. Boog, and Twenty One Pilots amongst others. 

See W. C. Lindsay live and you will become privy to a dichotomy that will leave sweat on your brow and melodies in your head. Dance and scream, mosh and sing. Join the movement.

Check out their social media links below: 

Facebook

Bandcamp

Hello everyone! We are just six days away from LMF 2014! Today’s featured band is Saw Mill! 
Saw Mill is a Punk Rock band from Yonkers, New York that consists four dudes who like to be loud and make music. They started out in early 2013, and have been going strong since then. They released a two-song demo in May, and played several shows over the summer to support the demo. They’re currently working on an EP slated for an early 2014 release. 
Check out their links below!
Facebook
Bandcamp

Hello everyone! We are just six days away from LMF 2014! Today’s featured band is Saw Mill! 

Saw Mill is a Punk Rock band from Yonkers, New York that consists four dudes who like to be loud and make music. They started out in early 2013, and have been going strong since then. They released a two-song demo in May, and played several shows over the summer to support the demo. They’re currently working on an EP slated for an early 2014 release. 

Check out their links below!

Facebook


Bandcamp

Hello everyone! We are just a bit over a week away from this year’s Local Music Festival! Today’s featured band is Gardens of Acadia. 
n January of 2013, Gardens of Acadia was formed at Manhattanville College in Purchase, New York by lead vocalist/guitarist Justin Amrhein and former vocalist/drummer Ethan Strain. Soon, they would add lead guitarist Michael Gordon to form the first lineup of Gardens of Acadia. Despite not having a full time bassist, Gardens were able to put together a lengthy repertoire of songs written mainly by Amrhein. After months of perfecting their craft, Gardens opened at Quad Jam ‘13. 

Both Gordon and Amrhein spent summer of that year writing new material for the band into the beginning of their sophomore year. Strain took a leave of absence from the band from that point due to personal issues. Less than a week before Gardens’ audition to play Fall Fest ‘13, Amrhein recruited Bryan Primrose on bass guitar and Sam Fraioli as a temporary replacement drummer.

In October of 2013, Gardens came out with their first recorded work; a 3 song EP called “Enter the Gardens.” In November of the same year, Strain was officially ejected from the band and was replaced by Ej Rios, who is the current drummer. Primrose would eventually leave the band due to creative differences, and Evan Biggs immediately stepped in. They are currently working on recording a new album, as well as playing numerous shows. Keep an eye and an ear out.
Check out their Facebook and Bandcamp links below!
Facebook
Bandcamp

Hello everyone! We are just a bit over a week away from this year’s Local Music Festival! Today’s featured band is Gardens of Acadia. 

n January of 2013, Gardens of Acadia was formed at Manhattanville College in Purchase, New York by lead vocalist/guitarist Justin Amrhein and former vocalist/drummer Ethan Strain. Soon, they would add lead guitarist Michael Gordon to form the first lineup of Gardens of Acadia. Despite not having a full time bassist, Gardens were able to put together a lengthy repertoire of songs written mainly by Amrhein. After months of perfecting their craft, Gardens opened at Quad Jam ‘13. 

Both Gordon and Amrhein spent summer of that year writing new material for the band into the beginning of their sophomore year. Strain took a leave of absence from the band from that point due to personal issues. Less than a week before Gardens’ audition to play Fall Fest ‘13, Amrhein recruited Bryan Primrose on bass guitar and Sam Fraioli as a temporary replacement drummer.

In October of 2013, Gardens came out with their first recorded work; a 3 song EP called “Enter the Gardens.” In November of the same year, Strain was officially ejected from the band and was replaced by Ej Rios, who is the current drummer. Primrose would eventually leave the band due to creative differences, and Evan Biggs immediately stepped in. They are currently working on recording a new album, as well as playing numerous shows. Keep an eye and an ear out.

Check out their Facebook and Bandcamp links below!

Facebook

Bandcamp

Hello everyone! Today’s featured band is Scoutmaster Jack, a pop-punk band from Yonkers! 
Scoutmaster Jack is a pop-punk/easycore band from Yonkers, NY. The band is composed of four best friends: lead guitarist and vocalist Joey Bilancia, guitarist and vocalist Bobby Azzari, bassist and backup vocalist Brian DeGennaro, and drummer Frank De Santis. 
Joey, Bobby, and Frank were childhood friends and have been playing music together for several years. They met Brian in high school, enhancing the group friendship. The four formed Scoutmaster Jack in late 2010. Together they generate an incomparable chemistry that is energetic, charismatic, and comical. Their entertaining personalities are recognized both on and off the stage. These characteristics are embedded in their music, manifesting through styles ranging from straight-up pop punk to more aggressive and complex rock.
The bottom line is that Scoutmaster Jack is a group of four kids who truly love to write and play music together. Their goal is to share with fans the music that they create in hopes that others will enjoy it just as much as they do.
You can check out their links below:Facebook
Bandcamp

Hello everyone! Today’s featured band is Scoutmaster Jack, a pop-punk band from Yonkers! 

Scoutmaster Jack is a pop-punk/easycore band from Yonkers, NY. The band is composed of four best friends: lead guitarist and vocalist Joey Bilancia, guitarist and vocalist Bobby Azzari, bassist and backup vocalist Brian DeGennaro, and drummer Frank De Santis. 

Joey, Bobby, and Frank were childhood friends and have been playing music together for several years. They met Brian in high school, enhancing the group friendship. The four formed Scoutmaster Jack in late 2010. Together they generate an incomparable chemistry that is energetic, charismatic, and comical. Their entertaining personalities are recognized both on and off the stage. These characteristics are embedded in their music, manifesting through styles ranging from straight-up pop punk to more aggressive and complex rock.

The bottom line is that Scoutmaster Jack is a group of four kids who truly love to write and play music together. Their goal is to share with fans the music that they create in hopes that others will enjoy it just as much as they do.

You can check out their links below:

Facebook

Bandcamp

Happy Hump Day everyone! We are just 10 days away from this year’s local music festival! Today’s band is Rocky & The Pressers. 
Rocky and The Pressers are a six piece contemporary reggae band based in The Bronx, New York. The Pressers refresh the traditional genre tropes with lush vocal harmonies and flares of American folk and soul music. Their debut album was tracked primarily on a remote island in coastal Maine and features horns from Sharon Jones & The Dapkings and Antibalas.

Please check out their social media links:
Facebook
Official Website

Happy Hump Day everyone! We are just 10 days away from this year’s local music festival! Today’s band is Rocky & The Pressers. 

Rocky and The Pressers are a six piece contemporary reggae band based in The Bronx, New York. The Pressers refresh the traditional genre tropes with lush vocal harmonies and flares of American folk and soul music. Their debut album was tracked primarily on a remote island in coastal Maine and features horns from Sharon Jones & The Dapkings and Antibalas.

Please check out their social media links:

Facebook

Official Website

Hello everyone!  Hope you are enjoying Spring Break! Today’s featured artist is We Are Not Our Bodies from Westchester County.
We Are Not Our Bodies consists of Bryan Rivera on guitar and vocals, Dan Sweeney on drums, Andre Salazar on guitar and vocals, and JP Molina on bass guitar.

We Are Not Our Bodies began cultivating ideas in the summer of 2012. In their short time performing in the up incoming “Westchester scene” they have a gained prominence for their raw live performances, complex rhythms, sonic soundscapes, and aggressive vocals. 
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Bandcamp

Hello everyone!  Hope you are enjoying Spring Break! Today’s featured artist is We Are Not Our Bodies from Westchester County.

We Are Not Our Bodies consists of Bryan Rivera on guitar and vocals, Dan Sweeney on drums, Andre Salazar on guitar and vocals, and JP Molina on bass guitar.

We Are Not Our Bodies began cultivating ideas in the summer of 2012. In their short time performing in the up incoming “Westchester scene” they have a gained prominence for their raw live performances, complex rhythms, sonic soundscapes, and aggressive vocals. 

Facebook

Bandcamp

Hello everyone! Today’s featured musician is Lucy Stone from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. You can check out her social media links below:

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Bandcamp

Hello everyone! Today’s featured musician is Lucy Stone from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. You can check out her social media links below:

Facebook

Bandcamp

Happy Spring Break to all Manhattanville students! We are just over two weeks away from LMF 2014! Today our highlighted band is Plainview! You can check out their social media links below.

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Bandcamp

Happy Spring Break to all Manhattanville students! We are just over two weeks away from LMF 2014! Today our highlighted band is Plainview! You can check out their social media links below.

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Bandcamp

Hi everyone! Today’s featured band is And the Traveler from Yonkers,NY. 
And The Traveler consists of Josh Goldberg, Max Johl, Donald Perdomo and Kurt Balogh. Together they strive to create something previously unheard, combining the familiar to make new, and just making new to make new. They are modern day bards, trying to relay stories through their music and striving for excellence in both their story-telling and their musicianship. They take influences from everywhere, ranging from Bach, Debussy and Coltrane to RX Bandits, Animals as Leaders and King Krimson The dear hunter and The Mars Volta. They are progressive, they are jazzy, they are rock and they are here to tell you their story.
Check out their social media links:Facebook
Bandcamp
Official Website

Hi everyone! Today’s featured band is And the Traveler from Yonkers,NY. 

And The Traveler consists of Josh Goldberg, Max Johl, Donald Perdomo and Kurt Balogh. Together they strive to create something previously unheard, combining the familiar to make new, and just making new to make new. They are modern day bards, trying to relay stories through their music and striving for excellence in both their story-telling and their musicianship. They take influences from everywhere, ranging from Bach, Debussy and Coltrane to RX Bandits, Animals as Leaders and King Krimson The dear hunter and The Mars Volta. They are progressive, they are jazzy, they are rock and they are here to tell you their story.


Check out their social media links:

Facebook

Bandcamp

Official Website

Hello world! We are just 16 days away from LMF 2014! Today’s featured band is the funk-rock Phonies from Philadelphia! You can find links to their social media pages below. Have a great Wednesday!

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Bandcamp

Hello world! We are just 16 days away from LMF 2014! Today’s featured band is the funk-rock Phonies from Philadelphia! You can find links to their social media pages below. Have a great Wednesday!

Facebook

Bandcamp

Hello Tumblr! We are just 17 days away from the start of the third annual Local Music Festival! Today we are highlighting Marlon Williams. You can find his social media links (Facebook, Bandcamp, etc) below. Can’t wait to see everyone on March 22!
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Bandcamp

Hello Tumblr! We are just 17 days away from the start of the third annual Local Music Festival! Today we are highlighting Marlon Williams. You can find his social media links (Facebook, Bandcamp, etc) below. Can’t wait to see everyone on March 22!

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Bandcamp