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Stone Cold Fox

Stone Cold Fox release video + plays Glasslands on 03.22

Lots of news this month for NYC Indie Rock quintet Stone Cold Fox: the band just released this video for their single "Seventeen" - streaming below. On the live show side of things, they'll be headlining Glasslands Gallery on 03.22. Also, our friends at Delicious Audio asked them a few quetions about recording and gear, you can read the interview here


Best of NYC 2012 - Submission Results for INDIE ROCK

Indie, indie... what an exquisite word! These days so many bands call themselves "indie rock" even if they sound nothing like indie rock (before we ranked this category we had to filter out all the songwriters and straight rock bands who tried to re-brand themselves as "indie" - WE CAUGHT YOU!). Of course, the word originates from "independent" - not "Indian" like your clueless friends often assume - but it's been used since the 80's to describe "non-mainstream" rock music (and record labels). Think tense and/or dark and/or experimental-ish mostly guitar based rock. Needless to say, in the late aughts Indie became huge, and many NYC bands (paradoxically signed to majors) like Yeah Yeah Yeahs and Interpol had a crucial role in bringing this genre to the masses.

Total submissions in this category: 45

Artists Qualified to the Poll's Next Stage (starting around 01.10):

1. Conveyor - 7.83 (out of 10)
2. ARMS - 7.66 
2. Modern Rivals - 7.66 

Honorable Mentions (above 7 out of 10):

Stone Cold FoxThese AnimalsWild InternationalBallroom JacksNo ShoesDear ComradeILLUMNTRTheir Planes Will Block Out The Sun

Jurors: Gracie Gutman (Deli SF), Jason Behrends (Deli Chicago), Lucy Sherman (Deli Seattle)

The Deli's Staff

From the Open Blog: Stone Cold Fox plays Bowery Electric on 12.07

WHAT: Stone Cold Fox with These Animals, Alex Vans and At The Moment! WHERE: Bowery Electric WHEN: December 7 at 6:30pm It’s an undeniable feat to be the voice of a generation that straddles the line between youth and adulthood, struggling with loneliness, anonymity, and finding a place in the world. But Brooklyn’s Stone Cold Fox does just that. “Infectious and poetic indie-pop at its best,” (Popstache) Stone Cold Fox’s debut EP, The Young, perfectly marries Kevin Olken’s gritty vocals with Ariel Loh’s upbeat synthesizer grooves. - (as posted in The Deli's Open Blog - post your band's entries, videos, and Mp3s here). The Deli's NYC Open Blog is powered by The Music Building.



From the NYC Open Blog: Stone Cold Fox plays Union Pool 10.12

What started out as an acoustic bedroom project in NYC soon morphed into a full-on group and solidified its presence with feel-good elements of rock and pop. Founders Kevin Olken (lead vocalist/guitarist) and Ariel Loh (producer/synth) draw their musical influences from Radiohead, The Walkmen, Andrew Bird and more. Stone Cold Fox's exceptional musicianship grew from a place of deep-seeded knowledge, rooted in the members' early experimentation with a variety of genres. The group's debut EP, The Young, is a thematic declaration of nostalgia that reflects on tales of loneliness and of leaving home too soon, an all-too-familiar chapter in life that's perfectly captured with its emotionally-charged lyrics. Don't miss Stone Cold Fox's dreamy, folk-inspired tunes at Union Pool on Friday October 12, where they will be debuting two new songs! The boys will join Shake The Baron and These Animals for a night of good times and great music. (As posted in The Deli's Open Blog - post your band's entries, videos, and Mp3s here). The Deli NYC Open Blog is powered by The Music Building


NYC Artists on the rise: Stone Cold Fox

There are some records you bring along for a hike through your day, and a precious few that grab you by the hand and lead you down their own path for the time it takes to listen through. For new(ish) group Stone Cold Fox, 'The Young EP' possesses such a power. From the moment you'll hear Kevin Olken Henthorn's screaming tenor over the hook in opener 'Pictures,' you'll be in it for the album's duration. Like folksy powerhouses Arcade Fire and local wunderkids The Freelance Whales, this duo's energy sneaks up from behind and overtakes you, and pretty soon you're covered in sweat and have forgotten once again to do the dishes. Fall shows haven't been announced yet, so you have some time to catch up, below, until they do. - Mike Levine (@Goldnuggets)


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