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Fashionista Boyfriend Debuts ‘TONAL EP’

Bert Johnson / Capital Public Radio

Fashionista Boyfriend (Austin Mooney, James Petropoulos, Casey Groat, Miles Taylor) performed “Atlas” live in the Insight studio with music from "TONAL EP" before the record release party.

Bert Johnson / Capital Public Radio

Fashionista Boyfriend is a chillwave synthpop band from Sacramento. It started as a solo project for Casey Groat, and then he added James Petropoulos on bass, Myles Taylor on saxophone, and Austin Mooney on drums to the band to complete their live sound.  Groat released his first Fashionista Boyfriend record “Hypnophobia” in January 2018, followed by the “Hypnophobia Remixes” EP collaboration in May.

Fashionista Boyfriend will release "TONAL EP" on Saturday Aug. 4 at a joint record release party with Topograf.

Watch Fashionista Boyfriend's music video for "Atlas" here.

Watch Fashionista Boyfriend perform "Somewhere Out There" live in the Insight studio

Listen to "TONAL EP" here.

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Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

Cody Drabble

Insight Producer and On-Air Director

Cody Drabble learned to love public radio growing up in San Francisco with KQED on every morning during breakfast. In addition to producing and directing the live broadcast of Insight each morning, he also fills in as guest host for Beth Ruyak.   Read Full Bio 

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