Home Lives

Home Lives is the lo-fi venture of New Yorkers Mike Horgan and Brittany Cohen. Working with a number of talented heads in the NY music scene, the pair have a distinctive naïveté which is what makes them so captivating as a musical project.

Founding member Mike Horgan began Home Lives out of his desire to create hooky tunes about brazenly personal topics like childhood, love, post-college Millennial life and the human condition. They’re also very good at throwing the occasional pop culture reference in here and there as well.

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Brittany Cohen is the one that makes it a duo where she adds vocals and keyboards to the mix almost effortlessly. Since their conception they’ve experimented with a range of styles which they inject into their indie rock like 50’s doo-wop, 60’s pop rock and garage rock, 80’s post-punk and synthpop, and some 90’s shoegaze and jangle pop.

The album, Cool Waves, Young Blood was recorded with Chris Daly at Salvation Recording Co. in New Paltz, NY. Daly has recently recorded artists such as Porches., Frankie Cosmos, QUARTERBACKS, Diet Cig and PWR BTTM. The album was mastered by Jamal Ruhe at West West Side Music. Ruhe has recently mastered albums by artists such as Titus Andronicus, Built to Spill, and Swans. Noah Bowman, drummer of Diet Cig, plays drums on the entire Home Lives EP.

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For Australian bookings please contact Radi Safi [email protected]

For all other inquiries please contact Meggan Quinn [email protected]

Recent praise for Home Lives

Bonded together over dead bodies and deadly good music, New York’s Home Lives are ready to show the world what they’ve got with their debut single Cool Waves, Young Blood – HAPPY


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Home Lives News

Home Lives to perform David Bowie tribute night; Golden Tears

Returning to the stage of Cake Shop for the second time this year will see New Yorkers, Home Lives join a plethora of names to come together and celebrate the legacy…

February 3, 2016Home Lives

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Home Lives spent some quality time on eBay which resulted in a run of POGs

Are you familiar with POGs? Pretty nostalgic stuff, allow me to remind you of its foundation. A POG is a little circular piece of cardboard, decorated by random drawings,…

January 22, 2016Home Lives

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Home Lives to perform @ Darkside Records Grand Re-opening 16/1/16

It’s only January 15th, and yet Home Lives have found themselves playing their third show for 2016. If that isn’t consistency, I really don’t know what is. The show is…

January 13, 2016Home Lives

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Home Lives at the BSP Kingston, Upstate New York

New York duo, Home Lives have wasted no time in diving straight into 2016. They played their first show of the year only a matter of days ago at Manhattan’s…

January 7, 2016Home Lives

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Monday Records thanks you for a great 2015

It’s been a good year here at Monday Records HQ. Not only have we had the pleasure in signing our artists, Wells (Sydney), Pikachunes (Melbourne) and Home Lives (New York), we’ve sat back…

December 23, 2015Home Lives Pikachunes Wells

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Home Lives announce first show of 2016 at Cake Shop, Manhattan

Bringing their debut EP to life, New York sweethearts, Mike Horgan and Brittany Cohen – known musically as Home Lives, will be taking to the stage of a quaint little…

December 16, 2015Home Lives

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Home Lives’, ‘Cool Waves, Young Blood’ video

Youth is pure, but it’s also the point of our lives in which we are at our most vulnerable. Impressionable young ladies and gents, slipping through the cracks is…

December 9, 2015Home Lives

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Home Lives drop debut EP Cool Waves, Young Blood

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We could not be more excited to let you know that upstate New Yorkers Brittany Cohen and Mike Horgan are ready to give you their killer EP Cool Waves,…

October 28, 2015Home Lives

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