The Family Crest @Club Café on May 14th

The Family Crest   is on a 5-week national headlining tour in support of their new EPPrelude To War” released last Friday.
May 14 Pittsburgh, PA – Club Café | Tickets
Paste Magazine said the new EP is full of “huge, rollicking numbers with a few sparse moments of tenderness interspersed throughout … one thing is certain: These guys are just as explosive as ever, and these songs are going to bring the house down in a live setting.”
“Prelude To War” is the follow up to the band’s LP “Beneath The Brine” which earned the group a spot on Paste Magazine’s “20 Best New Bands” and an album WNYC called “a complex and sweeping soundscape that gives every song a sense of cinematic scope as Liam McCormick’s soaring vocals shake the rafters.”
Check out new songs Mirror Love ( and Sparks (

Nir Felder “Lover” Video Revealed w/ NPR’s WNYC

“Lover” Live Video Revealed w/ NPR’s WNYC

Performing LIVE In NYC!

3/10: New York, NY @ Le Poisson Rouge, 10pm

Debut Album Golden Age Out Now via OKeh

“virtuoso young jazz guitarist with a deep, developed tone and a silvery technical command.”
– The New York Times

” …off-center chords and steady beat of opener “Lights” could make you think of Sonic Youth in a quieter moment.”
– The Boston Globe 

“…tangled corners that recall the jazzier tributaries of ‘90s post-rock.” 
– The Los Angeles Times

“…the next big jazz guitarist.” 
Guitarist Nir Felder’s debut album Golden Age was released January 21st via OKeh.Golden Age puts Nir’s skills as a composer and songwriter at the forefront of his creative design, supported by virtuosic technique. To experience Nir Felder’s live performance is at once both technically fascinating and charming. With rave reviews across the board for the record, today we share a live video of album track “Lover” which premiered withNPR’s WNYC. Watch the “Lover” live video HERE, and we encourage you to post & share!

Though not a concept album, the title Golden Age provides a unifying sentiment- one of ambiguity & duality. As Nir explains, “it’s more of a question than a statement. We’ve seen a lot of change in recent years- in the music industry, in music technology, in our world, our country, and our city, New York.” The album deals with “nostalgia for the 1980s and early ‘90s, when times were rough and unsafe but art and culture were flourishing. Was that a ‘golden age’? Is this one? Has there really ever been one?The question is always, according to whom? So, there is a lack of clarity about whether things are going great or they’re really bad, and the music reflects that.”

Nir recruited pianist Aaron Parks, bassist Matt Penman & drummer Nate Smith to help bring his unique musical vision to life. To augment the band’s instrumental take on those questions, he studied dozens of legendary speeches by politicians, civil rights leaders & cultural heroes, and mixed spoken-word samples from Barbara JordanJesse Jackson,Hilary ClintonMalcolm XRichard Nixon & others into the new tracks. The results aresweeping, cinematic impressions of history brought into the present moment.

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