Indie-punk scenesters The Nectars launch to Jupiter in ‘I Want It’ video


New Jersey scenesters The Nectars have revealed the video for their new single, ‘I Want It’, the second track to be taken from their upcoming debut album Sci-Fi Television, out May 25th. 

The video follows frontwoman Jessica Kenny’s preparations for flying to Jupiter, involving crafting a spaceship out of cardboard and advertising the trip on the streets of New York. It references the mysterious Toynbee Tiles, which promote the idea of creating of creating a human colony on Jupiter and physically resurrecting the dead, creating a man-made heaven inspired by Arnold Toynbee’s Experiences and Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey. 

NYC indie-punk scenesters The Nectars release second single ‘I Want It’


New Jersey mavericks The Nectars have landed with their brand new single ‘I Want It’. It’s a succulent slice of indie-punk topped with a heavy dose of rock attitude and sweet pop sass.


About the track vocalist Jessica Kenny explains, “'I Want It!' is 2 mins of scorching, garage rock emotion. As a band we always like to toy with power dynamics and thought a woman demanding sex would be jarring to chauvinist ideals. With that in mind we needed to write a song encapsulating the feeling of being stoned, late at night, post-show, covered in sweat, eager to fulfil our own physical desires. The slogging pendulum of a riff was born out of Jon’s frustration with guitar-less pop music dominating what’s left of Alternative Radio. Following in the Lo-Fi footsteps of our idols Ty Segall and Thee Oh Sees we assembled a track that cuts open your eardrum and drinks the blood as a midnight snack. Do you want it?”


It follows the release of their thrashy debut ‘Heaven’ which they dropped the video for last month. Both tracks are taken from their just-announced debut album Sci-Fi Television, which is due out on May 25th.

Breaking out of the suburbs of New Jersey, these DIY upstarts - consisting of Jessica Kenny (vocals), Jon Paul (bass / vocals), Mike Montalbano (drums / vocals) and Michael Baron (guitar / vocals) - deliver an exciting and fresh approach to the New York post punk / pop scene and have launched full-throttle into 2018 with new music and lives shows. Certainly, ones to watch out for this year!

Still under a year since inception, the band have already had early label interest but their cool, free-spirited nature sees them liking to do things their own way, from self-made videos to scouting studios for recording time.

They are also creating a buzz on the NYC live scene following shows at iconic venues such as the Mercury Lounge, Meatlocker and BoonTunes. The band will be heading over to the UK this spring for a number of shows which will be announced soon.

The Nectars

Debut single ‘Heaven’

New York alt-punk mavericks The Nectars have today revealed the video for their debut single ‘Heaven’, a three and a half minute ride into art-rock debauchery.

Vocalist Jessica Kenny says about the song ;“’Heaven’ is a song that talks about finding strength in the freedom that comes along with ridding yourself of toxicity. Sometimes we get so deep down in a negative situation that we stop seeing the beauty around us, the ‘Heaven.’ I hope listeners can relate and connect to this concept and let it act as a reminder that it’s never too late to free yourself and start living the life you want and deserve!”


Lo-fi and exciting, the video is a perfect snippet of their charisma and raw energy. It showcases a breakneck ride through the electrifying power of their live performance, with its iconic simplicity accentuating their sheer attitude and sass.

“When it came to the video for ‘Heaven’, we went with a DIY approach, low budget, and got it done in a couple of hours! The overall yellowish hue yousee in the video felt like it went perfectly with the vibe of the song in general.”

The band continue their assault on the NYC live scene with a show tonight at Boontunes, and at Meatlocker on the 27th.

Their punk-inflamed guitars, harmonic melodies and raw vocals lay a foundation that’s as influenced by EDM and funk as it is by their scorching live performance. Their approach harks back to the New York punk / pop scene of the late 70’s, but brings a modernity of sound that these new millennial tech-savvy creatives can lay claim to.

Breaking out of the suburbs of New Jersey, the four-piece consisting of members Jon Paul (bass / vocals), Mike Montalbano (drums / vocals), Michael Baron (guitar / vocals) and lead vocalist Jessica Kenny, have created a style that’s edgy, energetic and full of attitude.

The band promise: "We are currently working on our debut album which will be coming out this summer. Stay tuned guys ....and more importantly, Stay Sticky. “


Conceived in the shadow of New York City late 2016, some 20 miles west of its lavish neon clutches, The Nectars climbed out of the tangled New Jersey suburbs and into the local alternative rock consciousness. Still under a year since inception, they’ve already mercilessly plundered local studios for free recording time, creating over 10 tracks, shooting three videos and turning down early record label interest. They do things their way. The Nectars’ punk inflamed guitars, inventive harmonic motion, trashy beats and raw vocals lay a foundation influenced by EDM, funk and scorching live performance. Their approach harks back to the punk / pop scene New York circa 1975 but brings a modernity of sound and approach that only new millennial techno creatives can lay claim to.

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