Shining Faces Shining Faces is a rock-trio based in New York, heavily influenced by the raw, guitar-heavy music of Neil Young, The Stooges, and Dick Dale. In mid-2020, frontman and multi-instrumentalist Clinton Mekeel recorded his EP, Rat Caviar, while in quarantine playing all the instruments and producing it himself. Now he has joined forces with bassist Austin Flynn and drummer Sean Leveille to properly deliver their high-energy rock sound.Rat Caviar melds the sounds of scratched Dick Dale records with the dialogue from dusty VCR tapes to create a guitar-fueled fire to combat the chill of isolation. Its a raw reaction to the pandemic as it unfolded, and with each original song, Mekeel works through a different emotion from anger to fear to apathy, punctuated with surprising covers from some of his musical heroes that he uses to reflect on his past self.Carter Brady Carter Bradys love of performing Chasing Vampires has been compared by critics to the likes of Foo Fighters s lead guitar ability paired with his recent growth in spontaneous songwriting has made him a force to be reckoned with. Now accompanied by a backing band and recently making his NYC debut at The Bowery Electric this past September, Brady looks to build a presence in the NY live music scene and simultaneously continues to work on a follow-up record to Blue Reverb.