The Good Natured

Early Show

The Good Natured

Nicos Gun

Mon, January 16, 2012

Doors: 6:30 pm

Mercury Lounge

New York, NY

This event is 21 and over

The Good Natured - (Set time: 8:30 PM)
The Good Natured
Following us wherever we go, pop noir band The Good Natured return to our speakers to spy on us in the dead of night, with their brilliant new track + video “Video Voyeur”. The track, produced by Patrik Berger (Robyn etc), is just a taste of what is to come from this exciting band. The track is the follow up to Skeleton EP which was released earlier in the year. The band are currently hard at work putting the finishing touches to their debut album which will be released next year. The band are set to hit the U.S. in January for dates in NYC, Los Angeles and San Francisco are currently touring the U.K. in December. http://www.thegoodnatured.co.uk/on-tour/
Nicos Gun - (Set time: 7:30 PM)
Nicos Gun
2011 brought the debut of NICOS GUN with Full Length album "PLUSH", many music videos, and constant shows and touring playing venues/festivals such as Red Rocks Ampitheatre, Deluna Festival, 4th of July in Philly Parkway (with the Roots, Earth Wind and Fire..), The Roots Picnic, Camp Bisco, Gathering of the Vibes, and many more sharing bills with such names as : Weezer, Janes Addiction, Cut Copy, Diplo, Ariel Pink, Free Energy, Morning Teleportation, Yeasayer, Ratatat, DFA 1979, Holy Ghost!, Wiz Khalifa, Big Boi, Rusko, and many more. Now in 2012 NICOS GUN continues touring and splitting time recording between Los Angeles and Philadelphia working on our 2nd full length album.

"If you could distill the feverish intensity of an all-night rager and alchemize it into a musical form, then you'd get a sense of what to expect from Philly-based foursome Nicos Gun...Fusing punk rock energy with a genre-jumping eclectic mix of psych-pop, funk and glam rock, Nicos Gun wants their fans to have fun enjoying their sound." - Relix

"If #sxsw is where the world meets the future, then we'd like to introduce the future to Nicos Gun." - Spinner

"With oodles of talent, an incredible live show and a super-sized love for Prince many things rhythmic, Nicos Gun brings together elements of New Wave with electronic dance music. File under: not afraid to entertain." - Paste Magazine

"Nicos Gun mine the musical territory of electronic dance rock. Though the sound of the band recalls elements of the past, they are a band of the moment. The full-force funk of songs like "Dirty Girl," and "Soldier" bring to mind the R&B music of Prince, with its funky rhythmic bottom and slinky, chicken-scratch guitar riffs. On songs like "Control," the sinewy synthesizer lines drive the beat bring to mind the lock-step electronic grooves of LCD Soundsystem." - WXPN

"Nicos Gun got the crowd energized with their own bounce and raucousness. More streamlined then their tour mates, the Philadelphia based band seesawed between electro-tinged dance floor anthems and Velvet-Underground inspired hazy rockers.... The polish of the dance numbers were dirtied up with a surprisingly non plagiarized rock attitude and the guitar freak outs of lead singer/guitarist Barney Cortez......"
- Brooklyn Vegan
Venue Information:
Mercury Lounge
217 E Houston St.
New York, NY, 10002
http://mercuryloungenyc.com