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On her new EP What Kind Of Love, TOMI is singing for her life and, in turn, lighting the way out of darkness for her listeners. Her style is characterized by ferocious guitar and resounding vocals—an unfettered, urgent, and emotionally supercharged sound that was forged from a ruthless determination to sing, play, and do things her own way, even in the face of life’s obstacles. This method of creating is hard-earned. As a new arrival to New York, TOMI grinded her way through the punk scene, midnighting at dive bars while she supported herself with dull administrative day jobs. “Sometimes,” she says, “we were playing to, like, three people a night.” After she got fired from a secretary job at…