by Sadaaf Mamoon

Samantha Urbani

Samantha Urbani is more than Dev Hynes' muse, a Twitter personality and onetime Friends fronter. Having released her first two solo works, she's well on her way to a glittery solo career. "1234" is a fluorescent bop produced by Dev's old Test Icicles' bandmate Sam Mehran and features boyfriend Dev and one-time Friends bandmate Matthew Molnar. "U Know I Know" is the swoony, emotional follow-up, also with help from Mehran. Stream both great tracks below.

Before she plays Warm Up at MoMA PS1 on Saturday, June 27 with Pachanga Boys, Eclair Fifi, Amnesia Scanner, and The Black Madonna (tickets), Samantha will test out her new live band ("still a work in progress") at her first solo show which happens at Baby's All Right on Thursday (6//25), which is free with RSVP.

Samantha will also be DJing at the Powrplnt Harlem Heat Opening Party at Hunter East Harlem on Wednesday (6/24). That's free and more info is here.

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