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-- The 60's --
The 13th Floor Elevators
Janis Joplin
-- The 70's --
Stevie Ray Vaughan
Asleep at the Wheel
Willie Nelson
The Skunks
Townes Van Zandt
Guy Clark
Jerry Jeff Walker
-- The 80's --
The Dicks
Marcia Ball
The Butthole Surfers
Joe Ely
The Fabulous Thunderbirds
Nanci Griffith
-- The 90's --
Lucinda Williams
Arc Angels
Shawn Colvin
Alejandro Escovedo
Jimmie Dale Gilmore
The Gourds
Robert Earl Keen
James McMurtry
Toni Price
Kelly Willis
-- The 00's --
Okkervil River
The American Analog Set
...Trail of Dead
Explosions in the Sky
Patty Griffin
Sara Hickman
I Love You But I've Chosen...
The Octopus Project
Okkervil River
Bruce Robison
The Sword
What Made Milwaukee...

This is a preview of the new Deli charts - we are working on finalizing them by the end of 2013.

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Blank Paper wins The Deli NYC's Year End Poll ELECTRONIC Open Submissions

When I first heard synth pop quartet Blank Paper, the first thing to cross my mind was: this is a band that knows the value of deep sleep. With tracks like 'Tape Dreams' and 'Wishing Well' off their last EP, this quartet awakens a wide sonic palette, all while sleepwalking through lucid lyrics fitting perfectly with the record sleeve's giant, fold-out unicorns. New song 'Ambien' revels in this state of unconsciousness, when singer Marie Kim pleads repeatedly with you to do whatever you want, just don't wake her up. Perhaps the band's catchiest track to date, the song asks for somnambulance, while synthesizing one of the group's more urgent sounding synth-pop jams yet. Check it out below, and see them plug in their keyboards live when they play at Music Hall of Williamsburg on January 17th. - Mike Levine (@Goldnuggets)

We added this song to The Deli's playlist of Best Electronic songs by emerging NYC artists - check it out!


Late Cambrian qualifies for The Deli's Best of NYC 2013 Poll's final stage (4th place in ALT ROCK category)

Anyone with reservations about how awesome this year is going to be, need look no further than Late Cambrian. A band that needs no convincing of how great things are. From the crashing rock theatrics of 'Ryan Gosling,' to the dance-ready 'The Year I Cut The Cable,' the good times are here right now... and dammit... they're here to stay. Think of a much more optimistic Strokes, or a less French Phoenix, and you're close to the sound of this excitable trio. Late Cambrian is all this and more, and just might make you smile too. Check out their popular track from Converse Rubber Tracks, 'Walk of Shame,' below. Mike Levine (@Goldnuggets)


From The Deli NYC's submissions: Sri

There's a big world out there waiting for you, and I can't think of a better way to start exploring it, than by throwing on Sri's latest song 'That's How I Escaped My Certain Fate,' a Mission of Burma cover, evokes a lost world of possibilities, that Sri's hauntingly crisp vocals make clearer than I've heard the track done before. Check it out below and get lost in her world yourself.


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Deli Best of NYC 2013 - Open Submission Results for ELECTRONIC

Relentlessly, like a meth cook with lung cancer, we keep delivering piles of what we know to do best: list of names of exciting emerging NYC bands! Here are the results for our Best of NYC Poll for Emerging Artists.

After giving you some shiny new artists for the Indie Pop, Alt Rock, Alt Folk, Hip Hop and Revival Rock category, it's time for ELECTRONIC! Lots of submissions and lots good stuff here, as always it was very very hard to choose just 5 artists.

Total submissions in this category: 36

Artists Qualified to the next stage (Readers' Poll, starting around 01.15):

1. Blank Paper - 8.5 (out of 10)
2. Brothertiger - 8.3
3. Kodacrome - 8.16
4. Leverage Models - 8
4. Twintapes - 8

Honorable Mentions (scores above 7):

Young Heel, Club Girls, Meridian, Beca, Ramses Alexandre, Lip Talk, Kris Keyser, Ghastly City Sleep, Manicanparty, New Myths, Ballroom jacks, Challenger, Loveskills, Con Vos, Dead Pop Stars Society, El Rio, Haunted Echo, Syvia.

Jurors: Dawn Reed (Deli DC Area), Jake Reed (Deli New England), PDG (Deli NYC)

Stay tuned for more results, and then for the readers' poll!

The Deli's Staff




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