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Published on August 3rd, 2019 | by Guest Editor


Alternative Duo Shakeout Release New EP “Balance The Imbalance”

New York-based alternative duo Shakeout have released their new EP “Balance The Imbalance,” out on all digital music platforms NOW. The 7-track collection, engineered and produced by Matt Brasch of the Wonder Years, is the perfect representation of Shakeout’s wide variety of influences, spanning across pop, punk, and hip-hop music. The band has built their sound on the extensive usage of looping, giving the illusion that Shakeout contains more than two members. All instrumentation on “Balance The Imbalance” was created with the intention of being able to perform all parts live, a distinct characteristic of Shakeout. Bold, unique, and distinct, “Balance The Imbalance” is geared to cater to an extensive audience.

Shakeout is a two-piece alt/punk band from Yonkers, NY, that formed at the end of 2016. With experimentation at the core of the band’s songwriting, they take influence from a multitude of genres including punk, pop, and hip-hop; ultimately catering to a wide range of music listeners. Through the use of a single guitar, a pedalboard, too many amplifiers, and a powerhouse of a drummer; the band’s one-of-a-kind live show incorporates live looping to create the illusion of more than just two A.J.’s in the lineup.

With a little more than two years of work under their belts, the band has already self-released three EP’s (Parts I-III), and has played throughout the east coast and midwest including shows in NY, NJ, MA, CT, PA, NC, GA, TN, KY, and OH; including festival appearances at the Launch Music Conference in Lancaster, PA, NYC’s Punk Island, and NY Riverfest. Shakeout’s new EP, “Balance The Imbalance,” is out on all digital music platforms NOW.

UPCOMING SHOWS: https://www.shakeoutny.com/tour

Twitter: @ShakeoutNY
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/30PZCbd
Apple Music: https://music.apple.com/us/album/balance-the-imbalance/1473892190


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Jessica Dupree has forged a highly successful path in the entertainment industry as an Entertainment and Film Publicist, Producer, Philanthropist, and Journalist. Fervent in her belief that her gift would make room for her and bring her before great and mighty men and women. In 2014, Dupree moved from Florida to California unemployed with a 1-way ticket, and a hotel room booked for 7 days. Knowing her value and worth, coupled with a high sense of integrity and work ethic Jessica later took the risk and a leap of faith to transition into entrepreneurship as Founder and CEO of The Dupree Agency. With over 20 years of experience now under her belt, Ms. Dupree is known as a strategic thinker, savvy businesswoman, powerhouse publicist, master networker and relationship builder, and is well known for her ability to work a room. She has spearheaded PR campaigns for Grammy Award Winning Recording Artists and Producers, Entertainment Executives, and Film Festival Awardees. As a journalist, she has interviewed Governors, Hollywood Walk of Fame recipients, Business Moguls, and Music Legends.

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