Smart bets: Posh Hammer

Posh Hammer’s new six-song EP, A Revolt into Style, achieves “a much more contemporary sound,” according to teen guitarist Navied Satayesh, who founded the local band with his younger twin sisters, Tasnim and Tiam. “We really tried to combine the pop music of our generation with all the vintage influences we picked up from the 1970s and 1980s pop music our parents raised us on. So, we really feel like this album is a picture of who we are.” The trio traveled to Nashville to record with Handmade Productions before a snowstorm halted the project — or so it seemed. Stranded in an old hotel lobby, the siblings wrote what would become the EP’s single, “Absolutely Everyone,” on an acoustic guitar. Catch Posh Hammer’s release show at Asheville Music Hall on Friday, May 6, at 9 p.m. $8/$10. ashevillemusichall.com. Photo by Sandra Stambaugh

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About Kat McReynolds
Kat studied entrepreneurship and music business at the University of Miami and earned her MBA at Appalachian State University. Follow me @katmAVL

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