Phenomenal Handclap Band

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Phenomenal Handclap Band
OriginNew York, New York, United States
GenresPsychedelic soul, funk, post-disco, indie rock, alternative rock
Years active2008–present
LabelsGOMMA/Toy Tonics, Magnifreeq
MembersDaniel Collás
Juliet Swango
Monika Heidemann
Kenan Gündüz
Michael Rafalowich
Warren Stubbs
Past membersJoan Tick
Nick Movshon
Luke O'Malley
Patrick Wood
Quinn Luke
Laura Marin
Emily Panic
Jason Roberts
Sean Marquand

Phenomenal Handclap Band are a psychedelic soul band from New York City. Their first full-length record, Phenomenal Handclap Band, was released in 2009 on Friendly Fire Recordings in the US and in 2010 on Tummy Touch Records. The album was also released world wide by KSR in Japan, Inertia in Australia, GOMMA in Germany, and Universal Records in the Philippines. The band was started by Daniel Collás and Sean Marquand. Both Collás and Marquand were DJs and production partners working around the New York City area producing records for other artists. The two soon starting writing and producing their own music. While recording original material, Collás and Marquand had help from various local artists to help record their music such as Aurelio Valle, Carol C, Jaleel Bunton, Jon Spencer, and Lady Tigra. In 2011, Phenomenal Handclap Band toured the US and UK with Bryan Ferry. Their second full-length album, Form and Control, was released February 13th, 2012.


Studio albums[edit]

Singles and EPs[edit]

  • "Baby" (2009)
  • "15 To 20" (2009)
  • "15 To 20/You'll Disappear" (2009)
  • "Testimony (Cosmodelica Mixes)" 10", Ltd. (2010)
  • "Anthony Mansfield Remixes" 12" (2010)
  • "Walk The Night" (w/Peaches) 12" (2011)
  • "The Right One" (2012)
  • "Unknown Faces At Father James Park" (2012)
  • "Shake" EP (2013)
  • "Traveler's Prayer" b/w "Stepped Into the Light" (2017)
  • "Judge Not" EP (Ray Mang Mixes) (2019)
  • "Jail" EP (w/ Waajeed and Marcel Vogel Remixes) (2019)


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