Nothing Personal is a pop-punk band from Nyack, NY. The group is currently consisting of founding members Anthony J. Mauro (Curly) and Brian McNiff, as well as Myles Weinfeld and Cameron Romano. They are mostly known for their underground hit "Transparent" which gained over 100 plays within it's first 24 hours of being released, reached #17 on PureVolume's Top 150 Songs, #1 on it's Top Pop Punk songs, and got their youtube channel verified official via the songs music video. They are also fairly known for their original song "Lagger" and their cover of Let it Go by Idina Menzel. All 3 of those songs appear on their latest EP "I Am a Snowflake" released March 25, 2014.
Original members Curly, Brian, Adam Gloc, and Pat Hoblin recorded several songs on GarageBand at Adam's house in late 2010, making their first demo EP. In 2011, Lexi Garafold joined the group and recorded the demo EP "Shooting Stars" released July that year. Shortly after, Adam left to pursue a solo career, and Lexi moved away. The three recorded the demo EP "My Encounter with a Japanese Leprechaun" and released it June 15, 2012. The EP starting helping the band book more frequent and starting helping them build a small local fanbase. The single off the EP "Better Than This" reached #67 on PureVolume's Top 150 songs. Jorge Hernandez-Rodriguez became the official drummer shortly after the EP's release, but Pat would also soon leave, being replaced by Myles Weinfeld.
With this line-up, the band played their first big festival at The Studio at Webster Hall in December 2012. In 2013, the band spent several sessions at RCC's recording studio, planning on making a full length album. They released two songs "Hearts Break When Exposed to Plastic" and an earlier recording of the now hit single "Transparent." Jorge left the band after this. While shooting the music video to Transparent, Producer Eric DiCarlo found them and offered them a recording deal. They scraped their RCC recordings, and started over. DiCarlo filled in on drums for one session before they got Cameron Romano as their new drummer. The music video to "Transparent" was released November 7, 2014 and the song became an underground hit, sky-rocketing their online and local hype. The second single "Lagger" was released January 28, 2014 and also gained some success, reaching #9 on PureVolume's Top 150 songs. the EP "I Am a Snowflake" was released March 25, 2014. The band is now in a competition to play Vans Warped Tour, and they plan and returning to the studio sometime later this year.
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