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KapOw!
Disco House / Psychedelic / Idol

KapOw!



BROOKLYN, New York
United States

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Last Login:  4/2/2009
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Member Since10/31/2005
Band Websitewww.kapowmusic.com
Band MembersToshi Yano - vocals/guitar

Dustin Arduini -vocals

Jay Braun - guitar/vocals

Justin Braun - bass

Tris McCall - keyboards/vocals

Chris Isom - guitar

Josh Fleischmann - drums

InfluencesThe Carter Family, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Beach Boys, The Kinks, The Who, The Hollies, The Small Faces, The Monkees, Allen Toussaint, Bob Dylan, The Band, Harry Nillson, Captain Beefheart, The Velvet Underground, The Stooges, T. Rex, David Bowie, Os Mutantes, Gilberto Gil, Caetano Veloso, Jorge Ben, Roxy Music, Brian Eno, Devo, The Modern Lovers, Lee Perry, Television Personalities, The Fall, The Buzzcocks, Lilliput, The Talking Heads, Ghost, OOIOO, Wilco, The Shins, White Magic, Dios, Silent City, TK Webb, BOTW, Enon, Tris McCall, The Negatones, Franz Ferdinand, The Fiery Furnaces
Sounds LikeKAPOW!
Record LabelSkylab
Type of LabelIndie


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"When the touring company of The Fiery Furnaces swapped out Toshi Yano for ex-Sebadoh plucker Jason Loewenstein, they sacrificed a bit of swagger and versatility (Yano was second-chair keyboardist)... qualities were transferred to Yano's new band Kapow!, whose comic-book sound-effect name foreshadows their era-influence of choice, (but) avoids being nostalgia-drunk by DeLoreaning a blippy synth into the garage; harmonized bored-slur vocals and isolated feedback bursts cloud up the sunny-day lyrics. A reminder that pop always saves the day, and indicates Yano absorbed more than a little bit about playfully skewed refractions of rock history from his former employers." - PITCHFORK

"IRRESISTABLE." - Jon Pareles, The New York Times

"A wall of sound that'd give Phil Spector shivers." - Jersey Beat

"Fresh, vibrant." - Fluxblog

"A breath of fresh air..." - You Ain’t No Picasso

"DANCE!" - Awreye


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Jul 16 2009 7:56 AM

Hey! Here’s a free album download :)
Courtney Marie Andrews
"Painters Hands and a Seventh Son"
http://www.last.fm/music/Courtney+Marie+Andrews/Painters+Hands+and+a+Seventh+Son
Painters Hands and a Seventh Son - July 31 st 2009
Tito Deville Band





Jun 18 2009 11:12 PM

Heya KapOw!!

Loving the Vibe...We just did a Hot new Electro Rock Track up called 'ALIVE' & added some cool new pics...check 'em out and drop us a comment,

keep up the energy
Carnival Of Souls





Apr 7 2009 4:34 PM

The great Carnival Of Souls archives amnesty continues …

Check out our musical tributes to ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ and ‘Terminator’!!!

Also this week:

An industrial remix of ‘Hang On To Your Id’ …

Three jams, including one featuring Lee KJD and Bishop Dante …

Three studio tracks from the 2007 Kore sessions …

And, from way back in the nineties, ‘In Amorata’ – the first EVER Carnival Of Souls studio recording, featuring George Apsion on 12-string guitar and lead vox, Andy Overend on violin, and Harriet Mallinson on backing vocals …

… Enjoy!!!


Sodomite Radio





Mar 7 2009 12:55 AM

Hey thanks for being a friend
Please CLICK HERE to see our choice of Comedy of the Week.
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nirgilis





Mar 3 2009 7:25 AM

hello.

new song "kiseki"release!!!


Please listen to our music.

nirgilis
Charlotte & Magon





Feb 21 2009 5:44 PM

Hey, "Love Happening" is out and for sale only on our website and myspace.
For more information and discounts, feel free to contact us.

Love, C&M
Doni





Feb 13 2009 9:41 AM

Hey :)

Check it out! I wrote a free book on music production! It's for total beginners, but if you aren't new to music production, maybe you'll still learn something... at least you can send it to your friends who always want to ask you a billion questions about music production! It's totally free too; my goal with this is to accumulate as many BFF's as possible.



To download, go to http://www. donimusic. com/musicproductionschool/

Keep on increasing that peace!

DOni
Fractal Brothers





Jan 7 2009 9:37 AM

Hello,
Thanks for the Add.
All the best in 2009!!!!
Doni





Dec 30 2008 11:54 PM

Happy New Year :P

Increase the peace for 2009 my friend!

DOni
The Joys of Sound





Dec 17 2008 12:54 PM

Cheers for the add KapOw!....welcome to The Joys of Sound!
yukograffiti





Jul 13 2008 8:21 AM

love you music :)

thanks for the add
SUPERPUFFS - coverband





Jul 11 2008 9:29 PM

THANK YOU 4 THE ADD!!! BYE
jONE





Jun 24 2008 4:35 PM

Your music is great, KapOw!!!
My sweet Revenge





Apr 7 2008 11:28 PM

Thanks for the add .. enjoy MsR music!
CRUSH OR DIE!!!





Mar 25 2008 5:02 AM

wuts goodie, just breezin thru to show u sum love, holla at ya boy!!!

E FRESCO!!!
LOUD OWLS





Mar 9 2008 3:49 AM

nirgilis





Feb 5 2008 9:00 AM

Thanx 4 the add!
We are NIRGILIS from Japan.
Have a Good Day !!
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Jan 18 2008 12:57 PM

We miss seeing you guys live...when's the next show?
LOUD OWLS





Nov 28 2007 2:31 PM

Den Toppeste Hund





Sep 25 2007 10:41 PM

debut album!? are you kidding me!? where do I get a copy?

cheers,
andreas
katy jayne





Sep 22 2007 11:22 PM

I totally forgot about my promise to post these! Oops!





I wish I had a real camera sometimes...
nat





Sep 20 2007 4:19 PM

YOOOOOOOOOOOOOU. Tell me, how are you?? (e-mail me!)
Dana





Sep 17 2007 2:32 PM

Thanks again for playing, guys!!! Good times!
America's Sweetheart





May 22 2007 3:30 PM

Tris and the Brauns? No wonder it sounds so good!

APPETITE GALLERY





May 7 2007 5:30 AM

Hi Toshi! How are you?

I'm already organizing everything for my art fair and your party
so if you have any ideas or requests please tell me!

besos
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