Miranda and the Beat
Miranda and The Beat are a Rock and Roll band, with all that the term might entail. Drawing
from the traditional rock music, as performed by the likes of The Dirt Bombs, The B-52’s, MC5,
and Ronnie Spector, Miranda and The Beat operate from a clear eyed appreciation of the greats
and a healthy, barn-burning disregard for tropes or traditionalist limitations. Garage, soul, punk,
classic rock… pick your poison; the band has plenty to spare.
Arriving in New York City in 2018, the band have, through songwriting and performance, proved
themselves to be both an essential spark and spearhead to a scene of new blood rockers
bringing a much needed renewal of energy to the New York City (garage, rock, whatever)
scene. Originally a duo of 21 year old guitarist/vocalist Miranda Zipse and 21 year old drummer
Kim “The Beat” Sollecito, the pair quickly added a full band of Kate Gutwald on bass and Dylan
Fernadez on organ and soon became known for their tireless, wheel-on-fire live sets driven by
Miranda’s captivating stage presence, vocal prowess, and her pyrotechnic (but never
indulgent!), melodically slashing guitar work. Their live reputation (and a reputation for being
neither pushovers nor s
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