ising from the Brooklyn underground, Dynasty Electric’s explosive live shows and unique blend of electro pop and psychedelic folk rock has earned the group critical praise and attention from around the globe. Fronted by the powerful and seductive vocals (and theremin) of Jenny Electrik, Dynasty Electric’s retro-futuristic pop sound is crafted by Seth Misterka (Anthony Braxton, Shy Child, Hot Chip), featuring his densely layered production and live instrumentation.
In 2009, the group caught the attention of hip-hop mogul Damon Dash and entered into the studio with legendary producer Ski Beatz (Jay-Z, Camp Lo, Curre$y), who infused their infectious electro-pop melodies with his signature beats and created a sound that quickly infiltrated the New York nightlife scene. The album, "Golden Arrows", was independently released in May 2011. British music news outlet NME named “Radiation”, a track from the record as one of the “Top MP3 Downloads” during that week. Dynasty Electric was also named an “Artist to Watch” on Clear Channel’s iheart radio. The title track was featured in a Victoria’s Secret ad campaign.
In the summer of 2011, Dynasty Electric released a single “Electric Love” (with guest drummer Brian Chase from the Yeah Yeah Yeahs), and signed with Brooklyn-based label No Shame. Their self-titled album was produced by David Maurice (Kerli, Garbage) and features critically acclaimed turntablist DJ Logic. It was released in May 2012. The first single and video “Eye Wide Open” premiered on Nylon Blog, aired on MTV’s 120 minutes and has become a viral youtube hit. It has also been the subject of over 450 remixes world-wide through Indaba Music. The second single, “Just Like That” was featured in a Victoria’s Secret National TV commercial.
In 2013, Dynasty Electric launched their own media label and events company- NewSonic. New releases are due out this Fall from Dynasty Electric, Shy Child, Brian Chase (Yeah Yeah Yeahs) & Seth Misterka, and Khepe-RA as well as international productions & remixes from Dynasty Electric’s open-source project "Euphoria". NewSonic, featured in BlackBook Magazine, is known for it’s diverse scene of extraordinary musicians, visual artists, and visionaries.
Dynasty Electric has toured Japan, Taiwan, Canada, the Dominican Republic and all over the United States. Some notable past gigs include direct support for Girltalk, Paul Oakenfold, and Atmosphere at Summerfest 2011 & 2012, for Rubblebucket at Majestic Theater, tours with the Meat Puppets and Curren$y, and performances at Highline Ballroom, Bowery Ballroom, Gramercy Theater, Webster Hall, Joe’s Pub, Brooklyn Museum, Tribeca Grand Hotel, Santos Party House, SXSW, CMJ, PEX, DBMC, Burning Man, and Burlington Jazzfest.
“The Brooklyn rockers, Jenny Electrik and Seth Misterka, proved that the electronica genre is expansive with their psychedelically beat infused album, Golden Arrows… Dynasty Electric continue to revolutionize the sounds of EDM with their latest single, Just Like That.” Shockya
“Brooklyn group Dynasty Electric rips its fuzz over a stuttering rumble that bypasses Easy Rider for hip-hop. It’s a novel combination… sure to please fans of electro, the art-meets-street pun of Le Tigre, and hip-hop.” RCRDLBL
“Think Massive Attack meets Blondie” Hypetrak
“This one’s been on constant repeat since appearing on our radar.” NME
“These two are really going to explode in the near future.” Aerial Noise
“Dynasty Electric is the best musical trip you’re ever going to take.” 54th & Drift
“Dynasty Electric is a group that really can’t be compared to any other. Their psychedelic pop/rock sound stands out from most bands with their futuristic beats and seductive vocals. If 60’s era psychedelic rock merged with futuristic experimental pop this is exactly how it would sound.” Beyond Race Magazine
“Mysterious and hypnotic.” Time Out New York
“Dynasty Electric is an exercise in the mastery of pop music. It should come as no surprise that members Jenny Electrik and Seth Misterka come with impressively diverse credentials.” New York Press
“Dynasty Electric’s insistence on staying true to themselves and sculpting their own voice from a plethora of influences has paid off ins spades… Not to be missed!” Jezebel Music