The Vandelles

A Deli Premiere: The Vandelles share single “Techromancer” + play Mercury on 7/13

Returning from a lengthy hiatus, nyc noise-surfers The Vandelles are premiering their new single “Techromancer” here on the Deli, from their forthcoming album "Hate Will Bring Us Together."  Working on other projects during the break hasn't tempered the bands penchant for twangy guitars and California beach vibrations.   The rhythm section comes on even harder this time around with a circular throbbing bass line and aggressive thrashing percussion. The idea of creating a new word for the songs title by combining modern video gameplay (Technomancer) with the groundbreaking sci-fi cyberpunk classic Neuromancer is intriguing on a number of levels.  “I'd rather be dead than you, I'd rather be black and blue, I'll greet the darkness when it comes” establishes the initial vocal line.  The quieter intro sets up a series of sonic explosions, building to the Nirvanesque chorus that invites us to “...come and get it, come and get it from me – I 'm always ready,” accompanied by slashing power chords over pounding drums and bass.  The band will play live at The Mercury Lounge on 7/13 with Texas shredders Ume, who have recently released new material of their own. - Dave Cromwell


The Vandelles are back with "Strange Girls Don't Cry" - live at Pianos on 07.25

Fans of The Jesus & Mary Chain, My Bloody Valentine, and everything that's melody and noisy guitar at once, rejoice! Staple of the NYC shoegazer/noise rock scene The Vandelles are about to celebrate the release of their sophomore album "Strange Girls Don't Cry," with a show at Pianos on July 25. The band recently unveiled the video of single 'Miles Away' - check it out below.


The Vandelles to open for The Jesus And Mary Chain

Exciting news for The Vandelles! Having released a couple of weeks ago a new album, 'Strange Girls Don't Cry', the Brooklyn-based shoegazing surf-rock band just announced that it will be concluding its summer season by opening for The Jesus and Mary Chain over a series of six East Coast dates on its Glaswegian post-punk favourites' extra shows. This being The JAMC's first US tour in four years, chances are tickets will be selling out fast, but get on it quickly enough and you may be able to catch one of the NYC performances, scheduled for September 13th and 14th at Manhattan's Irving Plaza. Find more info here


The Vandelles tour to SXSW

Having been called "Technicolor Noir", The Vandelles' tunes are reminiscent of 60's surf music with a modern psych-rock edge, heavily relying on an insane amount of fuzz and reverb. The band organized a last minute trip to the South West, involving 3 shows in Austin during SXSW on March 16, 17 and 18 - more info about dates and location here. Check out this stunning video of the song "Lovely Weather" they released in 2012. (Photo by Victoria Renard)- (as posted in The Deli's Open Blog - post your band's entries, videos, and Mp3s here). The Deli's NYC Open Blog is powered by The Music Building and APS Mastering.