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momsenI’ve dug through my emails and discovered a nice cross-section of new rock music for your weekend listening pleasure. You’ll find a few hugely successful artists on the list as well as a few folks you’ve probably never heard. Give them all a try and discover something new as we continue our crusade to shine a light on the best new rock music each week.

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Fort Lean Releases Catchy New Single

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Cut To the Chase – Fort Lean

We’re a bit late to the party, as this Brooklyn-based quintet released EPs in 2011 and 2012. The received plenty of critical appreciation, but thus far, no huge breakthrough hits. That just may be about to change.

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“Cut To The Chase,” is the addictive first single off of their upcoming 2015 release, Quiet Day on Ooh La La Recordings. Ooh La La has a habit of mining superb talent from the New York Alternative Rock scene, and they’ve got an intriguing act in Fort Lean.

It’s a dreamy synth-driven hit just waiting to explode on the alt-rock scene. The track boasts an intoxicating retro rock feel juxtaposed against artful modern twists. They sound nothing like Milky Chance, but this song has that feel, and I’m sure the infectious lyrics and catchy hooks will be bouncing around in my head for weeks.

Check out the song below, and keep on the lookout for their 2015 release, Quiet Day, and if you happen to be in New York for CMJ, these guys will be all over the city as noted at the bottom of this post after the music link.

Rock On!

Buy: Cut To the Chase – Cut To the Chase – Single on iTunes

Tuesday October 21 @ 9:15PM
158 Ludlow St
New York, NY
CMJ Official: Banners Showcase
admission: free w/ CMJ badge or $10
ticket link: http://www.ticketweb.com/t3/sale/SaleEventDetail?dispatch=loadSelectionData&eventId=5403395

Thursday October 23rd

Piano’s @ 7PM
158 Ludlow St
New York, NY
Siren Sounds PR Showcase
admission: free

Radio Bushwick @ 10:45PM
22 Wyckoff Ave
Brooklyn, NY
Out In The Streets and Bushwick Daily Present
admission: $5
ticket link: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/out-in-the-streets-bushwick-daily-annual-cmj-party-tickets-13545064653

Friday October 24 @ 3:10PM
The Living Room
134 Metropolitan Ave
Brooklyn, NY
Buzzchips and Myfreeconcert Present
admission: free

Saturday October 25 @ 3:45PM
Brooklyn Night Bazaar
165 Banker Street
Brooklyn, NY
The Wild Honey Pie presents The Bee Hive
admission: Free w/ RSVP
RSVP Link: http://thebeehive.thewildhoneypie.com/