Berklee Popular Music InstituteCANCELED: BPMI Presents: Atomic Guava / Hand Made House / Dreion / Tristan Simone / Mom Rock
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Be the first to see these Berklee College of Music acts before they perform this summer at some of the world’s biggest festivals, including Lollapalooza, Osheaga, Governors Ball, Epicenter, and Essence Festival.
Atomic Guava blends elements of progressive metal with a sharp pop edge, seamlessly weaving in introspective lyrics and a modern vaporwave aesthetic. The group is composed of vocalist Elizabeth Hull, guitarist/producer Martin Gonzalez, guitarist Sander Holmsen Tolner, xylosynth player Michael Midura, bassist Samuel Huertas, and drummer Augusto Bussio.
Hand Made House, a pop-rock band from Boston, Massachusetts, features Tucker Click on vocals; Maison Thomas-Eudy and Amin Mortada on guitar; Mark Donohue on bass; and Josh Nardine on the drums. The band prides itself on creating community through a range of musical styles perfect for any hardship or celebration. Hand Made House can be found on all streaming platforms and at venues throughout the East Coast.
Dreion is a prolific singer-songwriter, musician, and performing artist from Omaha, Nebraska. His musical style, a combination of gospel, soul, funk, and R&B, takes inspiration from greats such as Prince, Stevie Wonder, James Brown, and Michael Jackson.
Hailing from Madrid, Spain, and Boston, rapper Tristan Simone incorporates the sounds, styles, and energies of his multicultural heritage into his music. He has a strong voice in the LGBTQ+ community, and was one of the first rappers accepted to Berklee. Simone has performed for Justin Timberlake, Tia Ray, Missy Elliott, T-Pain, and Sylvia Rhone. This spring, he plans to release his debut album, The Testimonial Dance of Bella Madness, which features musicians and producers from all over the world.
Mom Rock is a hard-hitting, upbeat rock band based in Boston. The band is known for its fun and energetic live sets featuring eclectic original songs and monochrome getups, with a sound inspired by bands such as Weezer, Talking Heads, and Catfish and the Bottlemen. Members Curtis Heimburger (vocals, acoustic guitar, and synthesizer), Josh Polack (vocals, electric guitar, and synthesizer), and Wilson Reardon (drums) met in their first year studying at Berklee. They later added Tara Maggiulli (vocals and bass) to their lineup.