Watashi Wa was a Christian pop/indie rock band from the Central Coast of California on Tooth & Nail Records. Watashi Wa is Japanese and roughly translated means, depending on the context, "I", "myself", or, "As for me." Fans have speculated that this is a reference to the Biblical "I am", a phrase used throughout the Old and New Testament of the Bible by God and Jesus.
Number One Gun is a Christian rock band from Chico, California, that was most recently signed to Tooth & Nail Records. They self-released their debut EP Forever in 2002, before releasing their follow-up albums Celebrate Mistakes (2003) on Floodgate Records and Promises for the Imperfect (2005) on Tooth & Nail Records.
In their debut album "The Best Worst-Case Scenario," Seattle rock outfit Fair unapologetically plants a foot in the present with a nod to the past while bringing a unique collection of songs to inspire listeners towards the future. Written entirely in the studio, The Best Worst-Case Scenario sessions birthed lyrically an honest examination of fear and its logical end in pain or hope.
The Graduate was an American indie/emo band from Springfield, Illinois. The Graduate formed in central Illinois in November 2005, after the breakup of two other local bands (Best of Winter from Quincy, Illinois and Jack from Springfield, Illinois) whose members began playing shows together.
Jeremy Larson began his musical endeavors as a classical music performance major and started to get a local following in his hometown of Springfield, Missouri with the circulation of his “Red and Blue” EP.
Remember when music was fun but clever? When Jonezetta frontman Robert Chisolm shouts out, "Wake Up!" during Burn It Down, its an exhortation as much to the musical masses as the audience in front of him. Isolation breeds artistry, and like The Smiths or The Cure, the Jonezetta story begins with creative people bursting through the seams of an otherwise stuffy environment.
Our beloved Janus-headed ur-folk brethren of thee Midwest, Kinit Her have been releasing dense and gorgeous music for the last four years and their new compositions have the most developed, deep and intimate sounds of any Kinit Her release.
The Dangerous Summer was an alternative rock band from Ellicott City, Maryland, based out of Los Angeles, California. The band consisted of AJ Perdomo (lead vocals, bass guitar), Cody Payne (guitar, backup vocals), Matthew Kennedy and Ben Cato (drums).
House of Heroes - Tim Skipper (vocals, guitar), A.J. Babcock (bass, vocals), Colin Rigsby (drums, vocals), and Jared Rigsby (guitar, vocals) - creates a unique breed of music verging on the safe line of pop-punk rock while blending the danger of indie-style rock.
Joey Vannucchi grew up on forty acres of land near Yosemite National Park in California. Without Electricity, or other common things he spent most of his youth playing drums and teaching himself other instruments.