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Lemats To Hold CD Release Party
at Asbury Park Brewery

originally published: 07/03/2018

Lemats To Hold CD Release Party at Asbury Park Brewery

(ASBURY PARK, NJ) -- Lemats will celebrate the release of their Apples & Oranges EP on Friday, July 13th at Asbury Park Brewery. The night also includes sets by The Cold Seas and The Big Drops.

Released on Good Friend Records, the EP includes four songs from the Jersey-based indie rockers who have been performing throughout the New York / New Jersey area since 2015. The band is influenced by acts like Wilco, Young the Giant, and early Coldplay.  The label describes their own music as sounding a bit like Grizzly Bear, Alabama Shakes, and Wilco.  

Apples and Oranges eschews oversimplification and easy genre-characterization for a dynamic live sound that features unexpected tempo changes, thrumming jump-around-in-the-mosh-pit riffs, and just a pinch of sonic weirditude. And though it deals thematically with introspection and challenges, it never loses its sense of fun.

In that way and more, Lemats is a band of polarity. Poised comfortably on razor-thin lines between indefinite genre-bending and elements of traditional jazz and alt rock, they find ways to counteract their sobering librettos with lightheartedness; an auditory compass for navigating life because, sometimes, we all need help balancing. 

Singer/lyricist Frank Calabrese says, “Music has always helped me get through life, in a way. I’ve always reverted back to what my favorite lyricists have said. I hope the music I make can do the same thing for other people.”

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Asbury Park Brewery is located at 810 Sewall Avenue in Asbury Park, New Jersey.

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