Metermaids

Metermaids

 New York City, New York, USA
BandHip HopAlternative

Hip-hop mixed with indie rock. One of the most exciting live hip hop shows you will ever see.

Biography

In 2008, Metermaids received glowing reviews in print magazines like Playboy Magazine, The Village Voice, and YRB, as well as influential websites like Spin.Com, Wired.Com, and countless other influential blogs across the internet.

Their mash-up of Sufjan Stevens' album "Illinoise" with their own album "Nightlife" was downloaded over 10,000 times in a matter of months, to go with the over 50,000 downloads of their music over the course of the year.

Metermaids has shared the stage with some of the biggest names in hip hop, including Fabolous, Styles P, Brand Nubian, Sage Francis, Buck65, and Pharoahe Monche.

Their live shows in one of the most exciting in the hip hop world.

2009 will see the release of three EP's on New York City label 27Sound. The first EP, entitled "Smash Smash Bang," is scheduled for release in late July.

Discography

2008 - NIGHTLIFE IN ILLINOISE - Free mash-up of Metermaids album NIGHTLIFE and Sufjan Stevens classic ILLINOISE, mentioned on Spin.Com and Wired.Com, Village Voice and Playboy
2008 - NIGHTLIFE (27 Sound) - Reached #9 on CMJ Hip Hop Charts
2006 - Metermaids EP (27 Sound). Single "Don't Sleep" reached number 11 on the CMJ Hip Hop Chart.
2005 - "New Jersey and California" (independent release)

Set List

45 to 60 minutes of original material. Songs include, but not limited to:
- "Funk Terrorist"
- "Don't Sleep"
- "The Inside"
- "Breakdown"