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Julep – Strange and Goodbye Garden

Julep Sarah Greenwell

Photo by Jeff Schaer-Moses Photography Sarah Greenwell guitarist and backup vocalist of Julep at Berlin in New York City.

Imagine a world where instead of asking John Mayer to front The Dead & Co. Bob Weir turned to Ty Segall. That’s the world Boston based synth-garage rock/pop outfit Julep inhabits.

They’ve got sugary-sweet pop hooks written by mononymous frontman TJ fuzzy rock ‘n roll guitars provided by guitarist Sarah Greenwell of Gymshorts fame, a jam band mentality when it comes to the synth played by Kevin McCallum, and a killer rhythm section in the form of bassist Andrew Gibson and drummer Nick Makarovskiy.

The band is still working on their debut record due out this spring, but they have already released a couple of singles on their Bandcamp called Strange and Goodbye Garden. The rest of the band’s tunes don’t even have names yet but that didn’t stop Julep from taking a 20-day 17-date, well-received jaunt across the country in October.

 

 

 

Jeff Schaer-Moses

Jeff Moses is an experienced music journalist with more than 1,000 bylines under his belt nationwide. From the world's biggest rock stars to underground musicians living in your very own backyard he has interviewed them all with clarity and integrity. While some people think a great story needs a little journalistic spin, Jeff believes the best stories tend to tell themselves. For him covering big festivals is always big fun, but finding that band that is a diamond in the rough just itching to get their tunes out there is the greatest thrill in life.

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