New York-based Imaginary People are elated to drop the stream of their self-titled EP debut. Available now, the record explores veteran songwriter Dylan Von Wagner's fresh blend of upbeat dance tempos with a splash of Americana. Adding to the offering, the band will be performing their record release show tonight at New York City's Mercury Lounge.
Imaginary People formed as a collective of individuals coming from differing backgrounds and assembled in late 2012 by core members Dylan Von Wagner[vocals], Mark Roth[guitar], Justin Repasky[keys], Joe Zdaa[drums], and supplemented in the studio and live by Grant Zubritsky [bass]. In this EP, Imaginary People seek to carve out a niche for themselves with a style designated as Dance Americana.
Recorded with Matt Boynton[MGMT, Kurt Vile] and Kevin McMahon [Titus Andronicus, Real Estate], Imaginary People found the best path to their EP was to bang it out live in a room and to keep things as raw as possible. Complimenting themselves with synth and strings, they round out their EP with a bit of the classic wall of sound and some kinetic big beats.
09/03 - New York, NY @ Mercury Lounge
01. Fresh On
02. Better Minds
04. Gold Coast
05. Stiletto Love
Listen to 'Imaginary People' EP here: