IAmDynamite / Tiny Hueman / Droopies
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// Sunday 9/8 at Kung Fu Necktie //
MDYNAMITE is the spirited, anthemic duo of Christopher Martin and Chris Phillips, two Michigan high school friends raised on the Seattle sound and 80s pop - anything with a beat that makes them move is an influence.
IAMDYNAMITE returns with an amazing follow up album to SUPERMEGAFANTASTIC in Wasa Tusa. This new record shows the creative reach IAMDYNAMITE has always possessed. The album highlights their melodic, hook laden songwriting skills and delivers on all emotional fronts.
When asked the difference between SUPERMEGAFANTASTIC and Wasa Tusa, Chris Martin commented, “Our first record was more of a documentation of our live show. This is our first record where the ultimate goal was to make cool and moving recordings, where the recording was the art form, not just a documentation of some songs. Our goal was to make recordings that make you feel something.”
Chris Phillips commented, "We took a no holds barred approach when recording this album. We needed to make a great album first and foremost. Our first album was written specifically for just drums and guitar, and to fully grab the attention of the listener and make them move. Wasa Tusa is just the next step for us as a band, it's not just drums and guitar.... it's so much more!" Wasa Tusa is full of the catchy, powerful, and harmonic songs IAMDYNAMITE is known for, while showing a wider dynamic range that the band is fully capable of.
Wasa Tusa was recorded at Orb Studio in Austin, TX and finished back home in Michigan. Produced by Matt Noveskey, as well as IAMDYNAMITE, this time around the band has pushed themselves as writers, producers, and performers.
The first single, “In The Summer,” is poised to surpass the chart success IAMDYNAMITE experienced with “Where Will We Go.” That track spent over 20 weeks in the top 20 of the Billboard Alternative chart, a huge success for a debut single from the virtually, up to that point, unknown band out of Ann Arbor, MI. Two years of nonstop touring and airplay inspired so many new believers. Now the band stands poised to benefit from all those miles after delivering Wasa Tusa with 10 new tracks that will not only energize the existing fan base, but will create an even wider path of discovery for Chris and Chris.
Tiny Hueman is a five piece indie rock band from Philadelphia, PA. The group was initially formed in December, 2016 by Dustin Miller and Richie Hollahan, while the two began writing music in Hollahan’s basement during the cold winter months. After self-recording and releasing their demo ‘Growing Bones’, Miller and Hollahan quickly realized they had something special going, and decided to book time at the Headroom Studios in Philadelphia (Hop Along, Kississippi, The Districts). After writing five songs, they enlisted Dustin’s cousin Kevin to play drums on what would become their studio debut ‘Shallow’. The band performed on Philly’s largest FM alt-rock station, Radio 104.5 on the day of Shallow’s release, and has continually played the north east (Philly, Brooklyn) to packed crowds. In June 2017, the band officially added three new members - Kevin Miller, Vinny Vaccaro, and Josh Halberstadt to solidify their lineup.
Tiny Hueman has since recorded their sophomore EP ‘Drift’ at The Headroom Studios, engineered/produced by Kyle Pulley of Thin Lips, and will be releasing on November 24, 2017.
8:00pm Doors // 21+ Show / $7 Cover
Kung Fu Necktie
1250 N. Front St.
Philadelphia, PA, 19122