Phantom Pop

USA // Brooklyn, NY


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Brooklyn-based Phantom Pop has toured the east coast, southern, and Midwest U.S. Often compared stylistically to bands like Snarky Puppy, Kneebody, and Weather Report, Phantom Pop is driven by neo-soul influenced sythn lines, horn melodies, and aggressive rhythm section interplay. Their first self-titled album was selected by WNCW Radio as one of the Top 100 Releases of 2015.

Originally formed in Brooklyn, NY by Dave Lowenthal simply to create an album, Phantom Pop has gone on to tour the east coast, southern, and Midwest U.S. Often compared stylistically to bands like Snarky Puppy, Kneebody, and Weather Report, Phantom Pop is driven by neo-soul influenced synth lines, horn melodies, and aggressive rhythm section interplay. Their first self-titled album was selected by WNCW Radio as one of the Top 100 Releases of 2015.

Members: Dave Lowenthal – Bass; Josh Schusterman – Drums; Noah MacNeil – Keyboards; Atsushi Ouchi – Saxophone; Michael Pressley- Trumpet; Songyi Jeon – Voice; Theo Moore – Percussion; JSWISS – MC

“Surely “Hometown” (from the 2016 release BETA) is among the very highest accomplishments of what might be dubbed “accessible jazz-fusion”, combining an ear-endearing melody, and sweeping harmonics with progressive chord voicing’s, rich dynamic horns, and impossibly bubbly drum rhythms and rolls, all tied together with gut-thumping bass lines.” – Jamsphere.com

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