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Ben Tyler: Live at City View Sound

A New Jersey native, Ben Tyler has played in various bands while in Albany, NY and Boston, MA before finding himself in a small corner of Pennsylvania. His pop-based melodies and emotionally-driven lyrics have landed him many opportunities at every stop.

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Alex Mery and The Townsmen: Live at City View Sound

An emerging folk-punk band from the East Coast, Alex Mery and The Townsmen produce songs that echo throughout small venues and open mikes as they make a name for themselves in eastern Pennsylvania. The band consists of frontman Alex Mery (guitar/vocals) with percussion support from Matt Anderson.

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Justin Angelo: Live at City View Sound

If you are familiar with the Lancaster, Pa. music scene, there’s a chance you may have heard of up-and-coming musician Justin Angelo. Angelo blends folk and blues guitar with brilliantly crafted lyrics that poetically illustrate his deep sense of passion, emotion, and consciousness.

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Neil Grover: Live at City View Sound

Neil Grover was born and raised in Allentown, Pennsylvania, where he fell in love with the piano at the age of seven. Neil’s parents began taking him to piano lessons where he swiftly became a failing student, given that he strayed away from music theory and focused more on creating his own compositions by ear.

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Young Pablo: Live at City View Sound

Allentown, PA-based rapper Young Pablo was born in Florida, and finds himself heavily influenced by southern rap, as well as northern trap music. However, he carries influences with him that range beyond music, delving into poetry.

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Emily Noel: Live at City View Sound

Emily Noel first got into music as a young girl while listening to The Beatles with her father. She draws influence as an artist from that time in her life, with a blend of pop and alternative rock that is creative and new.

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Forever Came Calling: Live at City View Sound

Forever Came Calling formed in the year 2006 as a Senses Fail and Taking Back Sunday cover band. After multiple lineup changes, John Swaba joined as bassist. Then, they recorded and released their debut EP, HopE P.assion.

The success only continued from there. The band was featured on the documentary, No Room For Rockstars, which helped them gain recognition in advance of their first split EP with Handguns (2011). In 2012 they released their first full-length album, Contender and soon after needed a new guitarist. They found one in Isaac Taylor, who was with them when they released Family Thief, their second split EP, in 2013.

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Mike Roi: Live at City View Sound

Black Book Magazine in New York City called Roi and the Secret People’s Mike Roi one of the eight greatest up-and-coming artists “who create vibrant, unconventional music in spite of living outside the center of the cool New York.” With his magnetic stage presence, angelic voice, and deft lyrics, he has proven there is no genre he cannot master — from Southern and hard rock, to indie and folk.

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Downrate: Live at City View Sound

We’re partnering with City View Sound (Nazareth, PA) on sharing their Live at City View Sound video series.

Live at City View Sound connects the face to the voice, the emotion to the artist, and the recordings to a raw performance. This series features artists of all genres, with each episode consisting of a 3-4 minute interview and an acoustic performance.

Every artist has a craft and his or her own unique sound. Live at City View Sound strives to showcase these artists in their own element.

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