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Junket Release Follow-up Single ‘Embers To Ashes’
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Junket Release Follow-up Single ‘Embers To Ashes’

New York-based alt-rockers Junket has just launched a smoldering follow-up single in the form of 'Embers To Ashes' from their new Make Waves EP. The track comes on the heels of the successful 'Red Handed' release, a song inspired by the popular SHOWTIME show 'Dexter'. Junket is made up of vocalist Chris Wicher, guitarist Michael Miller, bassist Kyle Hallenbeck, and drummer Chad Babcock. All hailing from Orange County, New York the band is a tight-knit group. According to a recent press release, Wicher states the song is '...about a relationship between two people who have an irrational fear of being alone but stay together despite all the reasons why they shouldn’t. The relationship may have started out strong like a roaring fire, but the honeymoon phase fizzled. Junket was ab...
Orange County Rockers Junket Return To Action With ‘Red Handed’
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Orange County Rockers Junket Return To Action With ‘Red Handed’

It's the first single in 10 years for Orange County's Junket and it's well worth the wait. 'Red Handed' combines introspective melodies with intense layers of sound and just maybe the edge we need right now. The song is inspired by a popular Showtime Classic that just so happens to be making a comeback later this year. Dexter will return for a limited run but Junket's time is now. Made up of seasoned musicians Chris Wicher (vocals), Michael Miller (guitar), Kyle Hallenbeck (bass), and Chad Babcock (drums), they have channeled the spirit of actor Michael C. Hall on 'Red Handed'. According to frontman Wicher, although the song is inspired by the show, 'there’s enough ambiguity for any listener to come up with his or her own meaning that’s relatable to their lives'. 'Red Handed' was ...