The Austin 100: Shana Falana The dreamy psych-pop band Shana Falana throws a lot at the wall — bright lights and visuals in its live shows and busily churning guitars and ethereal vocals — but also knows when to keep it simple.
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The Austin 100: Shana Falana

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Shana Falana.

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Hometown: Kingston, New York

Genre: Pop

Why We're Excited: The dreamy psych-pop band Shana Falana throws a lot at the wall — it stuffs its live shows with bright lights and visuals, a perfect complement to an ambitious sound marked by busily churning guitars and ethereal vocals — but it also knows when and how to keep it simple. In "Everyone Is Gonna Be Okay," the song's title is repeated like a mantra, at the exact moment we as a society need assurance the most.

Listen to Shana Falana's "Everyone Is Gonna Be Okay"

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