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Long Island Music Studio “Montclair Records” and Independent Artist Platform “The EarWaxx Sessions” Gear Up for Third Showcase Along with More to Come

Long Island Music Studio “Montclair Records” and Independent Artist Platform “The EarWaxx Sessions” Gear Up for Third Showcase Along with More to Come

With Huge Turnout at Last Two Events, Joint Venture “MontclairWaxx: The Crossfade Collective” is Back at Amityville Music Hall This Thursday

Amityville, NY (March, 2016) — With Montclair Records and The EarWaxx Sessions having recently announced their MontclairWaxx: The Crossfade Collective collaboration showcasing some of the best artists and bands Long Island has to offer at some of their most well established venues in Amityville and Patchogue, there is still a lot more in store for the joint venture! Having already put on two successful shows that brought an eclectic mix of bands and musicians from hip-hop to alternative rock and more, this week’s show Thursday, March 31st at Amityville Music Hall will feature headliner The Mondays along with Fawkes, Rico and The Rebels, Ropes End, and Criminal Syndicate! Stops at Revolution Bar & Music Hall April 14th and The Emporium May 20th are set to follow along with a Montclair Records promotional booth being set up at the Five Towns College Annual Career Fair Tuesday, April 12th and the Merrick Kid’s Fest Saturday, April 30th – Sunday, May 1st!


MontclairWaxx Kickoff Show at Amityville Music Hall


A music studio based in St. James, NY, Montclair Records took shape in 2013 when childhood friends Billy Hanley, Michael Lazarus, & Jayson Klein came together to turn their love of music into a creative team designed to help further the careers of up-and-coming artists & musicians. A lifelong musician with a B.A. in Music and Sound Recording from the prestigious University of New Haven Music Program, Hanley played in a number of ensembles throughout high school and college including Marching Band and Jazz Band. He currently plays Alto and Tenor Saxophone in Alternative Rock band Gnarly Karma, and serves as an Audio Engineer and Composer at Montclair Records. Michael Lazarus previously worked at record label Wind-up Records in NYC under Marketing Manager/A&R Chris Graham and later developed a passion for Recording & Mixing- earning him a reputation as a quick-witted, efficient, and creative Audio Engineer. He is currently the Producer for Gnarly Karma and played a crucial role in the recording and production of their debut album, “Classic Breeze” while also working as a Booking Agent and Representative for the EarWaxx Sessions, a popular artist showcase in Long Island, NY. Jayson Klein is an all-around business and marketing guru, with past work experience at both Disney and Yext, a heavyweight in the realm of Digital Marketing and SEO. He serves as the Director of Business/Studio Manager at Montclair Records, where he plays a key role in the booking and event hosting aspects of the business. He also utilizes his sales and marketing expertise to help promote the artists who work with Montclair.



WATCH: An Inside Look at Montclair Records (VIDEO)


Offering professional quality recording and mixing at a price that won’t break your budget, the Montclair team works with clients individually to determine a price and package that best suits them. Most importantly, they care about your music just as much as you do! Using the kind of hands-on approach that most studios will not, their passion and dedication to music ensures that your project will sound the best it possibly can. Their mission is to take your sound to the next level by utilizing their audio engineering expertise, creative input, and collection of effective audio equipment in a comfortable, relaxed environment. Whether you’re a solo artist, rapper, or a band, they’ve got you covered.


The EarWaxx Sessions is a platform for independent artists of all genres to expose & express themselves. Their goal is to create a world wide family of up & coming indie brands who are looking to engage in networking & cross promotion. Established in July of 2014, the platform has grown from a mere vision to the largest creative arts event on Long Island. In addition to highlighting artistic progression, they promote social change by collaborating with organizations such as Long Island Cares, emphasizing the importance of community building. Earwaxx Sessions achieved a number of memorable milestones with impressive acts from Dave East, ONYX, Keith Murray, Alex Wiley, Katt Rockell and many aspiring and talented artists.


One of the most unique things about MontclairWaxx: The Crossfade Collective is that unlike most band/artist showcases, the events are also networking opportunities for all people involved in the Music Industry, as well as other creative fields, including Photography, Videography, Art, Fashion, and more. Whether you’re looking to network, or just hear some great live music, this week’s showcase Thursday, March 31st at Amityville Music Hall will provide another great chance for creative minds to come together and plant the seeds of future collaboration! Branching out to Amityville’s Revolution Bar & Music Hall April 14th and Patchogue’s The Emporium May 20th, Montclair Records promotional booths at the Five Towns College Annual Career Fair Tuesday, April 12th and the Merrick Kid’s Fest Saturday, April 30th – Sunday, May 1st will be another great source of information for bands looking to be involved and/or students looking for an exciting internship in the music industry!


For Bands/Artists Looking to Perform at an Upcoming MontclairWaxx Session, Contact:  MontclairWaxx@gmail.com


For More Information on MontclairWaxx and Upcoming Events, Visit: Facebook.com/MontclairWaxx


For More Information on Montclair Records or to Book Studio Time, Visit: http://www.montclairrecords.com/


For More Information on The EaxWaxx Sessions, Visit:

Facebook.com/TheEarWaxxSessions OR http://theearwaxxsessions.tumblr.com/


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