10/05/2010 03:53 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

On the Rise: Brooklyn's Hank & Cupcakes' Enroute to "Pleasure Town"

Don't be surprised if the Brooklyn (by way of Israel) duo of Hank & Cupcakes cut through to the mainstream shortly after you read this. With their high energy, unique sultry pop-rock-dance sound, and quirky moniker, they've got all the tools to propel them to pop rock stations all over.

The musicians, who will only cop to their real names off camera -- if that, are touring regularly to promote their recently released self-titled EP. Their tour includes a benefit concert with Deluka and more at The Studio at Webster Hall on Oct. 15. For full dates, check out their website.

I met up with the sweet on and offstage couple fittingly at an Upper West Side CRUMBS Bake Shop (yes, they have cupcakes), and asked them about their music, their name, their debut full-length album in the works, and where they see themselves in the pop landscape.


Hank & Cupcakes' "Pleasure Town" Video: