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The Bright Smoke

THE BRIGHT SMOKE

The Bright Smoke is a rock/alternative band based in Brooklyn, NY with members Mia Wilson and Q/LEDBETTER.

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There’s still so much music out there waiting to be discovered, but we’re making your hunt a little easier by introducing you to this amazing new artist, The Bright Smoke.
— FILTER MAGAZINE
Her songwriting on the Bright Smoke’s new album Virginia Et. Al. is more blues-infused, in the same vein as a young PJ Harvey but more atmospheric.
— NEW YORK MUSIC DAILY
THE BRIGHT SMOKE Q/LEDBETTER (l) and Mia Wilson (r)

THE BRIGHT SMOKE

Q/LEDBETTER (l) and Mia Wilson (r)

Haunting, Joy Division-influenced noir blues and murky Americana from the powerful, brooding former frontwoman of dark NYC art-rockers the French Exit.
— NEW YORK MUSIC DAILY
The vocals cut deep into you, with a strong piano back beat to keep you comfortable while the blood rushes out. Chills will ensue after listening to this.
— VELVET ROPE MAGAZINE
Combining blues, folk, indie rock, and ambient, Wilson’s music is dark, haunting, and melodic and at times brooding and understated, yet deliriously beautiful. Her songwriting is unabashedly personal and endearing, thoughtful and poignant.
— THE REVUE
This is without doubt some of the coolest new music that I have listened to in the last few years. The Bright Smoke is a Band you will be hearing a lot about in 2014.
— 50THIRD & THIRD
With the release of their debut effort, Late for War, the Brooklyn-based duo of Mia Wilson and Quincy Ledbetter, better known as the Bright Smoke, developed a reputation for a crafting music with a moody sensibility and rock sentiment with a bluesy undertone...
— THE JOY OF VIOLENT MOVEMENT