From the Attic…

What’s Happening in our Strange House...

September 17, 2021

Our new single, Hard Times in NYC is now available on all major streaming services, including Apple, Spotify, Audius and loads more. The song is something of a sarcastic dig at the post-pandemic flailing’s of the city that once never slept. Their are several quotes, both lyrically and musically, from far more famous NYC anthems, and a shout out to the dubious contributions of Mayor Bill. Take a listen:

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January 28th 2021

Our latest and greatest album, Big Fucking Lie, is now available through all major streaming services, including Apple Music and Spotify. Our most ambitious project to date, this 20 song collection was largely written, recorded, and mixed during the COVID-19 pandemic. Unsurprisingly, it is very much influenced by that ongoing and unprecedented event. You can stream or buy it. Click on the album to stream or buy it on iTunes:


January 25th, 2019

Our New Album, “The Center of It All” will be released on all major music distribution sites, including Apple Music, iTunes, Spotify, Google Play and many more. You can stream or buy it. Click on the album to stream or buy it on iTunes:

You can also check out our first single off the album, “It’s Alright,” on iTunes. Just click the image:

Join Us March 3rd at the American Legion Hall, Post 94, 22 Grove Place, Babylon NY…

December 8th, 2017
Our first new studio release since Punintended – check out “Round and Round” on Soundcloud.

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 Join us June 3rd, 10 pm LIVE at the Post Office Cafe in Babylon Village!

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New Tee Shirts are Here!


Pickup our latest “Punintended” tees and tanks! Click Here

April 5th, 2017
Come Out and See Us Live this Friday!

Strange Houses will be playing at 89 North in Patchogue on Friday, April 7th at 7:30 pm.  Click here for more details.


A Portent of the Apocalypse? Strange Houses is now on iTunes AND Spotify!

Our new album, PunIntended (see below) is now available for purchase on iTunes, as well as streaming on Apple Music and Spotify. Support locally grown original music – give us a listen!


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What’s Happening in our Strange House...

March 11, 2017
We have released our new LP, “PunIntended,” a collection of 8 original songs plus two bonus alt-mixes. Check it out on Soundcloud or on Reverb Nation. The cover:

punintended cover

February 21, 2017
Our latest song, “No Time Left Anymore.” Ironically, it is also the last song recorded with our original drummer, Scott Joseph, aka “Gern.” If you listen carefully, you might catch a glimpse of the notoriously shy Gern’s only backing vocal performance during the chorus. Sadly, Gern’s GPS got busted, and he is reportedly lost somewhere on Shady Knutts Farm. On a happier note, tonight we are welcoming a new drummer to our strange house, Mr. Ray Ethan, Esq. Thus one era ends and just as another begins. Lots of great new material will be coming your way soon. We hope that you will listen, enjoy, and share. (Click the image to play)

No Time Left Anymore

February 9, 2017
We got a nice review of our song, Strange Houses, on Songladder. Check it out here:

February 2, 2017
Our latest release, “Leave me Now”, is available on Soundcloud. From K. Brubes, It’s a somewhat angry renunciation of the tyranny of the past. As the song puts it: “I had enough of being sucked in by the past, the giant swirling sound of everything you’ve ever known being drowned, but still hanging around.” Please share! (click the image to play)

Leave Me Now

January 29th, 2017
More Live Shows Are Coming!

Strange Houses will be playing at 89 North in Patchogue on Friday, April 7th at 7:30 pm.  Click here for more details.

We’ll also be appearing in Babylon Village at the Post Office Cafe on Saturday, June 3rd at 10 pm. Another outstanding venue! More details to follow.

December 18th, 2016
Cancellation: Unfortunately, due to the snow storm, we had to cancel our January 7th show at the Lion’s Den. We’ll be looking to add more shows in the near future. Stay tuned!
Strange Houses will be performing LIVE on January 7th at the Lion’s Den in West Islip. The show starts at 8pm.  Here’s a little taste from our live show last night at Katie’s in Smithtown (note: our drummer, Scott, was sick, so we played sans-drums. But you get the idea):

November 22nd, 2016
Strange Houses will be opening for Long Island legends, The Stanton Anderson Band on Saturday, December 17 at 9pm at Katie’s of Smithtown, 145 West Main St., Smithtown. Hope you can make it down to see the show! Here’s a little taste of Strange Houses live from our 8/26 show at Maxwell’s:

November 20th, 2016
The hits keep coming fast and furious. Here’s a new song, “Some Things Come Too Soon,” that’s about the suddenness of loss and the ensuing sorrow. The lyric is by K. Brubes, sitting unsung for almost a dozen years, but the song was improvised by the band off a bass riff by Tony that blossomed into what you hear here. (Click Image to Play)


November 10th, 2016
Another new song from Strange Houses. This one a composition by our drummer, Scott Joseph, entitled “In Times Past.” As the lyric says, “I thought those days would last forever, but they never really do…” (Click to play)


October 22nd, 2016
The hits just keep on coming, Here’s a sledgehammer blues number by Mr. George V. Martin entitled “Help Me.” Enjoy and please share! (Click the image to listen)

Help Me

September 30th, 2016
The hits just keep on coming, folks. Another new tune, this one penned by our bassist and his former bandmate, Mike Hayes, entitled “Again.” Click the image to play:


September 19th
Our new Single, “Darkland” has been released on Soundcloud. Give it a listen! Click the image to play:


July 31st

Our New Single, “Goin’ In Deep” has been released on Soundcloud. To listen, click the image:

Goin' In Deep

July 29th…

Couple of things…We’ll be back LIVE at Maxwell’s on Friday, August 26th at 6pm.
Come on down and enjoy the great food, drinks and atmosphere at Maxwell’s (along with some original music from your Strange friends).

And…We just released a new “LIve” Tee Shirt (and Tank). Click on the image below to get yours!

Strange Houses Live Tank

July 24, 2016…

Great time at Maxwell’s! Thanks to everyone who came out! We’ll be doing it again soon!



July 22nd

Strange Houses Live Tonite at Maxwell’s!
Our first live show is scheduled for 5pm – 8pm July 22nd at Maxwell’s in Islip NY.  Free CD’s while they last! Come out and support the band and enjoy and an adult beverage or two!

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June 27th, 2016
“Achilles Raged,” the final song on our most recent EP (MPM), has been released on Soundcloud! This composition, by K.Brubes, is described by its author as “the Illiad in 3 verses.”

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June 6, 2016
Be the first on your block to own an original Strange Houses tee or tank. Show you friends your impeccable good taste as well as your support for home-grown original indie music. You can’t get cooler than that.

June 5, 2016

Another song off our upcoming EP, Minimally Processed Music (MPM). This one is called Blindsided, and was co-authored by Scott Joseph and George V. Martin.

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May 26, 2016

See Strange Houses Live:

Our first live show is scheduled for July 22nd at Maxwell’s in Islip NY. The show starts at 5pm. Come out and support the band and enjoy and an adult beverage or two!

Maxwell's Islip

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May 16, 2016
Our latest song is something of a changeup – a coming of age ballad, sort of… Enjoy!


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Here we go again! Another number for your listening pleasure: “Got To.” Hope you like it.

Got To

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We’ve just released our first new song since our January 2016 EP, “More Songs from the Attic”: Here’s “Roll Over and Pretend.”

Roll Over and Pretend
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More new material is ALWAYS coming soon!

For those of you that can’t wait and need to hear more right now, here’s our latest EP:

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“More Songs From The Attic”. The 5 tracks are: “I Will Burn”, “Original Sin”,”Vera Lynn”, “Keep On” and “Issac, I Said.”

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Strange Houses is:

George V. Martin (lead guitars and vocals), K. Brubes (vocals and rhythm guitar and assorted sounds), Tony Biancardi (bass and vocals) and Ray Ethan (drums)

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