Monday, July 6, 2009

My buddy Sean Han's Band Blip Blip Bleep Rules!

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Coming off the high of their biggest gig to date (Bowery Ballroom 6/5/09) NYC's Electro rockers Blip Blip Bleep take a little time to breathe and ready themselves for the next project. BBB's members Sean Han, Brett Thompson and Alexa Danner epitomize the struggle of today's indie musician grinding away to make a living in this digital world. Their sophmore EP Alarm Clock, Snooze Bar, Get Up (April 2008, Undercover Culture Music) puts that daily grind into a 6 song journey that all can relate to.

"This is a concept EP that follows the day in the life of a working 20something in New York City. And it’s really, really good. The songs are catchy, particularly the laid-back “Street Lights” and the sing-along bounce of “Okay Lover.” -- Pop Matters, on Alarm Clock, Snooze Bar, Get Up EP

Receiving rave reviews from various indie blogs like Angry Asian Man, The Deli NYC and even NME.com's video blog this mini concept album established BBB as a force in NYC's Electro-Pop scene. After rumors of a full-length album in 2009 BBB has decided to follow up Alarm Clock, Snooze Bar, Get Up with another EP.

"I'm thinking that it will also be a mini concept album... only instead of a day in the life, it will have songs written at different phases in a relationship... kinda starting with a one night stand, developing into a full relationship, then ending, moving on, etc. nothing groundbreaking in terms of a concept, but I think it will make the thing cohesive and will address topics that people (hopefully) can relate to." - BBB frontman Sean Han

A brief history on the Band From BBB.com:

"The project began in December 2006 with the release of the first BBB EP called Wireless. In 2007, Wireless earned BBB a feature on Billboard's Underground series, a #2 spot in Sprint's Buzzband Challenge, and rave reviews from several indie publications and college newspapers.

Meanwhile, Sean (vocals/guitars/keyboard/laptop) and Brett (drums) brought the act onto the NYC rock-scene, with Sarah Lee (keyboards/vocals) joining the project in mid-2007. The trio's dynamic stage presence quickly attracted a loyal fanbase who followed them to top NYC venues including Mercury Lounge, The Annex, Crash Mansion and Luna Lounge.

After a few-month hiatus, the second BBB EP - Alarm Clock, Snooze Bar, Get Up, was released in April of 2008, accompanied by a short college tour and a CD release party at Mercury Lounge. Strong reviews on the mini-concept album from Pop Matters, The Deli Mag and other parts of the blog-o-sphere helped BBB earn a Saturday night co-headlining spot at Merc, alongside Brassland's Baby Dayliner. Mixed by Nic Hard (The Bravery, Aberdeen City) and mastered by Nathan James (Blondie, Staind), the EP tells a day in the life story of an urban 20-something coming of age and struggling with work, love, and loneliness."

As we patiently wait for their third EP BBB has given us a little something to tide us over: A cover of the 80's classic, "Send Me An Angel" by Real Life. Give it a listen here.

You can also see this post over at the awesome IODA Marketing blog here!


WirelessBlip Blip Bleep
"Anime Eyes" (mp3)
from "Wireless"
(Undercover Culture Music)

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Alarm Clock, Snooze Bar, Get Up - EPBlip Blip Bleep
"Okay Lover" (mp3)
from "Alarm Clock, Snooze Bar, Get Up - EP"
(Undercover Culture Music)

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Buy at Rhapsody
Stream from Rhapsody
More On This Album


Alarm Clock, Snooze Bar, Get Up - EPBlip Blip Bleep
"Da Me Cinco" (mp3)
from "Alarm Clock, Snooze Bar, Get Up - EP"
(Undercover Culture Music)

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