New Music Tuesday: The ambitious pursuits of Huh

Huh-mans of New York

Have you heard of the band Huh? I had never heard of them until a few weeks ago. I was forwarded an email about them by one of my co-workers which mentioned that they were looking to land a premiere of their single “Burn” off of their upcoming debut EP. I listened to the track, liked it, and immediately wrote the band letting them know that I would be happy to premiere it on Brokelyn. They got back to me moments after my initial email to say that they’d already landed a premiere of it on another site, but that they’d love if I would post it as well. Double (or triple, who knows how many times they sent out the song) pitches to publications for premieres of this nature can often end in ruffled feathers if more than one publication expresses interest, but since I’m a happy-go-lucky person, it all worked out like roses. Huh is an ambitious new band, and that’s respectable. God speed, and good luck. You’re gonna need it.

Here’s the (not premiere) of “Burn” the first single off of Huh’s yet to be titled upcoming EP.

Huh played their first show ever in September of this year and are clearly off to a great start. The band is comprised of Tia Vincent-Clark, Amanda Morelli, Carrie-Anne Murphy, and Ryann Slauson. I wanted to find out more about them, so I decided to send a quick inquiry via email. At first, after receiving my inquiry, I think they were literally asking themselves “Huh?” (get it? Like their name?) But we got there together as a team.

Question: Describe the last show you went to that made you feel what you’d call “deliriously happy.”

Here’s what they came back with:

Tia – (Bullet Boys and Tracii Guns)
“I had no idea the level of Tracii Guns’ shredding before this show, and they played “Crazy Train” for god’s sake. I’m not made of stone.”

Amanda – (King Crimson)
“Being there with my dad; an insane landscape of shifting time signatures, and of course seeing Fripp do his thing.”

Carrie-Anne – (Stromae)
“I’d never been to an event so commercial as Stromae’s gig at MSG, and I don’t know if I ever will again, but I’ve never been so grateful to and inspired by a musician clearly in his prime. Amidst the dillion people there, I felt like I was walking on air, like I’d fallen in love. This despite the nosebleed seats and the moldy ice in my $15 G+T.”

Ryann – Desaparecidos
“It was so good I lost my phone and didn’t care.”

Keep an eye on these guys, and get news about their upcoming shows and EP release HERE.

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