The Music Six: Imaginary People
Call us predictible, but throw us some upbeat guitar pop from the Big Apple and we're more likely to pay attention than if you have a London postcode.
New York's Imaginary People drop their debut EP on Monday (2nd September) and it sees songwriter Dylan Von Wagner mix dancable tempos with trad American rock 'n roll aesthetics to pleasing effect, as you can hear from 'Fresh On' below. They call it "Dance Americana".
The band formed around core members Dylan Von Wagner [vocals], Mark Roth [guitar], Justin Repasky [keys], Joe Zdaa [drums] late last year, and are supplemented in the studio and live by Grant Zubritsky [bass]. The EP was recorded with Matt Boynton [MGMT, Kurt Vile] and Kevin McMahon [Titus Andronicus, Real Estate].
We never miss the opportunity to make pals with new acts, so gave them the opportunity to give us a peek into some of the stuff they like by picking a few of their favourite videos. We call it 'The Music Six' - and have done ever since the feature launched!
This is a quite an impressive apocalyptic cartoon. Kind of signifies how dumb the human race can be!
I mean this is classic! they always have been top draw in the video world!
Most Michel Gondry Bjork videos are from another planet and this one doesn't disappoint.
Another Michel Gondry directed video. I think it represents [the era of] classic, big budget videos.
This is just a great film noir piece. Fits the band's music spot on.
I mean come on - epic!
For more info about Imaginary People visit their website.