Rate the Artist:

Please visit The Deli's full web charts organized by genre and region.

Go to Charts


Explore Acidhead's esoteric electronic on "Distractions," play Knitting Factory 11.27

Explore Acidhead's esoteric electronic on "Distractions," play Knitting Factory 11.27

New York electronic act Acidhead mix elements of pop-punk, new classical, and synthwave on new LP Distractions, delivering a strange, exciting effort for fans of the experimental. Between pulsing 808s and dissonant keys, multi-instrumentalist Patrick McGee croons in heavy autotune, crafting tracks that resonate with the listener as both emotional detached and deeply lachrymose; peppered in among this primarily electronic backbone are massive guitar riffs, sax lines, and meandering piano playing, all of which contribute to the esoteric nature of the release. The final output reads as the lovechild of Angelo Badalamenti and Yung Lean (in the best way possible); stream it below, and catch Acidhead at Knitting Factory on 11.27.

Published: November 23, 2019 |

This Emerging Artist is based in NYC,
check out other talented locals we picked
for our NYC Artist of the Month poll below!

What's your favorite Emerging NYC Artist on this list?
Total: 111 votes
  Big Cheese 
  So Sensitive 
  Kissed by an Animal 
  Camp Saint Helene 
  Shining Mirrors 
  Dirt Buyer 

This poll will end on December 15, 2019 at 11.59 PM ET

Please stay positive with the comments, support for other bands is one of the secrets of "success."

Results as of December 08, 2019, 11:09 am

sponsored by::



NYC New Bands With Buzz

- news for musician and music pros -