Joint Venture “MontclairWaxx: The Crossfade Collective” Will Feature Live Music From Some of the Most Promising Up-and-Coming Bands and Musicians From the Tri-State Area and Beyond
Amityville, NY (March, 2016) — Montclair Records and The EarWaxx Sessions recently announced an exciting new joint venture – MontclairWaxx: The Crossfade Collective – set to showcase some of the best artists and bands Long Island has to offer at some of their most well established venues in Amityville and Patchogue! Having kicked off on Thursday, March 3rd at Amityville Music Hall with performances from The Walking Tree, Carrie and the Cat’s Pajamas, A.D.D., Floodwire, and Storm of the Century– dates ahead at AMH are March 24th with headliners Towers Rising and March 31st, and MontclairWaxx will also make stops at Revolution Bar & Music Hall April 14th, and The Emporium May 20th!
MontclairWaxx Kickoff Show at Amityville Music Hall
A music studio based in St. James, NY, Montclair Records took shape in 2013 when childhood friends Billy Hanley, Michael Lazarus, & Jayson Klein came together to turn their love of music into a creative team designed to help further the careers of up-and-coming artists & musicians. A lifelong musician with a B.A. in Music and Sound Recording from the prestigious University of New Haven Music Program, Hanley played in a number of ensembles throughout high school and college including Marching Band and Jazz Band. He currently plays Alto and Tenor Saxophone in Alternative Rock band Gnarly Karma, and serves as an Audio Engineer and Composer at Montclair Records. Michael Lazarus previously worked at record label Wind-up Records in NYC under Marketing Manager/A&R Chris Graham and later developed a passion for Recording & Mixing- earning him a reputation as a quick-witted, efficient, and creative Audio Engineer. He is currently the Producer for Gnarly Karma and played a crucial role in the recording and production of their debut album, “Classic Breeze” while also working as a Booking Agent and Representative for the EarWaxx Sessions, a popular artist showcase in Long Island, NY. Jayson Klein is an all-around business and marketing guru, with past work experience at both Disney and Yext, a heavyweight in the realm of Digital Marketing and SEO. He serves as the Director of Business/Studio Manager at Montclair Records, where he plays a key role in the booking and event hosting aspects of the business. He also utilizes his sales and marketing expertise to help promote the artists who work with Montclair.
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Offering professional quality recording and mixing at a price that won’t break your budget, the Montclair team works with clients individually to determine a price and package that best suits them. Most importantly, they care about your music just as much as you do! Using the kind of hands-on approach that most studios will not, their passion and dedication to music ensures that your project will sound the best it possibly can. Their mission is to take your sound to the next level by utilizing their audio engineering expertise, creative input, and collection of effective audio equipment in a comfortable, relaxed environment. Whether you’re a solo artist, rapper, or a band, they’ve got you covered.
The EarWaxx Sessions is a platform for independent artists of all genres to expose & express themselves. Their goal is to create a world wide family of up & coming indie brands who are looking to engage in networking & cross promotion. Established in July of 2014, the platform has grown from a mere vision to the largest creative arts event on Long Island. In addition to highlighting artistic progression, they promote social change by collaborating with organizations such as Long Island Cares, emphasizing the importance of community building. Earwaxx Sessions achieved a number of memorable milestones with impressive acts from Dave East, ONYX, Keith Murray, Alex Wiley, Katt Rockell and many aspiring and talented artists.
MontclairWaxx: The Crossfade Collective will also be a networking event for all people involved in the Music Industry, as well as other creative fields, including Photography, Videography, Art, Fashion, and more! Whether you’re looking to network, or just hear some good music, these will be some great events that you don’t want to miss Thursday, March 24th at Amityville Music Hall, April 14th at Revolution Bar & Music Hall, and May 20th at The Emporium!
For Bands/Artists Looking to Perform at an Upcoming MontclairWaxx Session, Contact: MontclairWaxx@gmail.com
For More Information on MontclairWaxx and Upcoming Events, Visit: Facebook.com/MontclairWaxx
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