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Sunflower Bean
9:00 PM - 11:59 PM The Bowery Ballroom
Date: April 26, 2018 to April 26, 2018
Where: The Bowery Ballroom, 6 Delancey St., New York, New York, United States, 10002
Phone: N/A
Event Type: Concerts & Music
Ticket Price: N/A
Sunflower Bean find magic within friction. The New York trios full-length debut album, Human Ceremony [Fat Possum Records], emerges at the intersection of dreamy modern psychedelica and urgent fuzzed-out bliss. That push-and-pull colors the aural tapestry of these three musiciansJacob Faber [drums], Julia Cumming [vocals/bass], and Nick Kivlen [vocals/guitars].Everything comes from a conflicting interest, affirms Nick. We love dream pop, but we also really love rock n roll. Its those two spectrums.Youre allowed to obsess over Black Sabbath as well as The Cure, adds Julia. Itd be boring if everything was just one way or the other.That diversity defined the groups approach since Nick and Jacob started jamming back in high school. They would hole up in Jacobs Long Island basement for hours on end, channeling this vast cadre of influences. Julias addition would only expand that creative palette further in 2013.Through constant gigging around New York, Sunflower Bean sprouted into a sonic enigma, boasting a fiery musical call-and-response that serves as a centerpiece, giving the music what Jacob refers to as a lyrical aspect between the guitars, drums, and bass.They transferred this multi-headed energy into their 2015 Independent EP, Show Me Your Seven Secrets. At the same time, this distinct alchemy enchanted ever-growing audiences live. By the time, they entered the studio for Human Ceremony, Sunflower Bean had a lively aural cauldron from which to draw.They took the summer of 2015 off and retreated to Jacobs basement to write together. Taking the ideas out of the basement, they hit a Brooklyn studio with producer Matt Molnar [Friends] and tracked eleven tunes in just seven days. Whereas the EP was recorded after Sunflower Bean played 100 shows in one year, Human Ceremony showed the bands studio side with richer soundscapes, overdubs, and music that had yet to be debuted live.On the lead track Easier Said, Julias delicate vocals glide over a lilting clean guitar that s
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