MP3 Mancino - Dear International,
A wonderful hybrid of modern indie post punk,60s Beatles/Kinks,70s art pop,prog rock and broadway musical - but far more than the sum of its parts...
7 MP3 Songs
POP: Quirky, POP: Beatles-pop
Mancino is the meticulously synchronized sound of 30 fingers, 6
hands, and 3 brains shared by Michael Grimes (guitar, bass and
vocals), Nadim Issa (keyboards, guitar and vocals), and Jonathan
Mason (percussion, assorted instruments and vocals).
Formed in New York City in the spring of 2003, the misters were
quick to align their eclectic musical tastes and backgrounds,
eventually morphing into the three-headed monster that is
now Mancino. In addition to breathing sonic blasts of fire and
pillaging small villages with sounds reminicent of The Beach Boys,
Pavement, or the Talking Heads, the trio employs elements of
classical, 60''s pop, psyche, and jazz in their innovative take on
rock music. In a world of their own, but accessible to all, Mancino
provides a vivid backdrop for tales of sadness, joy, sharks''
haunting man''s subconscious, and all you can eat buffets gone awry.
These Interlocking grooves and broad compositions provide a
foundation upon which angular melodies, Beatles-esque harmonies,
and instrumental freakouts are all stacked, shuffled, and spit out.
Mancino embarks on a new journey with each live show,
attracting a sizable and consistently-growing fanbase while
headlining many of New York''s most reputable rock venues (The
Knitting Factory, Sin-é, Arlene''s Grocery, Rothko, Pianos,
The misters ceremoniously released their debut ep "Dear
International," on May 3rd 2005 and have begun extensive touring in
A more comprehensive illustrated and encyclopedic biography may be
found at the band''s website https://www.tradebit.com