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Humans of Hofstra: Amber Clavette

Humans of Hofstra: Amber Clavette

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I’m in a band, we’re called BowTie Fridays. We produce and play alternative music but we are very synth-heavy. We have a lot of keyboard sounds and different synthesizer sounds. I haven’t found many bands that have a similar [sound to] us. I’m excited to announce that we just released our single ‘Just One Kiss’ out on Spotify and iTunes. Right now, we are working on recording our EP – that’ll be out in a few months. Our plan is that once it’s released we want to do an EP release show all around New England. We want to go to different states over the summer and perform. That way, we can get a bigger audience. All of our songs that we’re recording right now are originals. We do perform some covers though like classic rock covers or pop-punk covers like ‘Mr. Brightside’. We [perform our covers] at bars or venues just to perform and have fun. We all collaborate on writing music, [the band] consists of me – I sing – and we have another singer who also plays keyboard, a guitarist, a bassist and a drummer. We have Jake who’s on the keyboard and [performs] other vocals, Joe on the synth and the bass, James on keyboard number two and guitar and Brian on drums. Jake has done a lot of the songwriting, but I think right now we’re all trying to get into it. We want to start incorporating everybody’s ideas into our music. We wear bowties, obviously. We perform a lot around Long Island. We do a couple Connecticut shows because Jake and I are from Connecticut but we’re primarily based in Long Island. Check us out on Facebook and Instagram @bowtiefridaysmusic.

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