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Class Actress


Brooklyn NY

Class Actress is: "Guilty Pleasure dance music NSA Casual Encounters Stalker Pop« Depeche Mode meets early Madonna and Five Star played on KTU radio ... (More) of the leather back seat of a taxi "Class not Actress: Acting Class... Class Actress Announces Headlining Tour Through SXSW w/ MillionYoung, Journal of Ardency Extended EP Out Now “The great debut EP by Class Actress, ‘Journal of Ardency,’ is an alluringly precise recapturing of the winning chill of early ’80s electro-pop, with some light hauteur keeping the mood severe, never optimistic.” – New York Times “[Harper's] passion proves to be the same kind of compelling counterweight to frosty sonics that helped make the music of her influences so memorable.” – Pitchfork “Rising” Artist “[Class Actress'] super 80s vibe made the scene feel like the climax of a John Hughes movie, aka awesome. At the end of their set, I had hearts in my eyes.”- BUST Brooklyn’s Class Actress (Elizabeth Harper & co) has announced their spring headlining tour through SXSW in support of debut, Journal of Ardency EP, available now on Chris Taylor of Grizzly Bear and Ethan Silverman’s Terrible Records. This tour follows Class Actress’ successful North American tour this past Fall with Small Black, Delorean, and Matthew Dear, among others. A special extended version of Journal of Ardency, featuring Class Actress’ cover of Neon Indian’s “Terminally Chill,” is now available on CD, and will be on sale at these shows. Don’t miss what New York Press dubbed “Brooklyn’s very own Madonna”!

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Friday March 18





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