Best Aspiring Brooklyn Band

Deleted Scenes

When it comes to charming indie-pop, Brooklyn kind of has the market cornered right now. But hey, D.C. has its fair share of preppy jangle. Both Greenland and the now defunct Let’s French aspired to Brooklyn-ism, but Deleted Scenes have probably made the most promising headway toward the current Kings County aesthetic. Some recent YouTube clips of Deleted Scenes’ latest songs reveal enough clean guitars, extraneous percussion, and falsetto sweetness to console those who missed the last Harlem Shakes show. Furthermore, three of Deleted Scenes’ four members actually live in Brooklyn.

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