A one man band. He provides the vocals and plays the harmonica. His left foot plays the bass guitar, his right foot the drums, while his arms and hands provide the guitar. At the end of his guitar, he has a lone drumstick jetting from the end to play the high-hat and a recorder taped perpendicular to the neck to play the keyboard.
A punk band from Queens/Long Island, New York. Virgin Metal is the first album from New Yorkers Let Me Crazy. The range of influences in these songs are so enormous -- from Screeching Weasel to the Who, from F.Y.P to Dick Dale -- that it is a rare album that anyone who has any interest in punk rock can enjoy.
Cold Electrics is a one-man operation based in Boston, MA. Sean Eldon Qualls makes all sounds on the recordings. A live band is currently being assembled and will play New England/New York shows in 2011 to support a second album. Debut album, "Y'know, For Charity" can be downloaded for free/donations at http://www.quoteunquoterecords.com/qur042.htm
Barnaby Jones is a hardcore/punk band from Long Island, NY. The band originally formed in 2008, featuring members with previous experience in The Vagabonds, High School Football Heroes, and Chance of A Lifetime.
Jay Tea aka JT Turret has been active in music and the music industry for over 10 years. A well known face around the Northeast punk scene as a member of the bands SPROUT and ARROGANT SONS OF BITCHES, and as the "Minister of Information" at THE DOWNTOWN ( www.
Simply put, and without hyperbole, Shinobu is one of the most underrated bands of all time. A lot of what makes them such a dark horse in the indie rock game is frontman Mike Huguenor's frenetic energy and clever lyrics.
The Used Kids were a punk rock and roll band from Brooklyn, NY, formed in late 2007 by members of Modern Machines (Nato and Danny), The Ergs! (Mikey), and Cheeky (Kate).
Hovercraft 7'' - 2008 - Salinas records
Matt Wixson is a huge ska fan (he used to be huger but has lost a little weight) with too much time on his hands. His solo sounds range somewhere between the manic play-everything style of Bomb The Music Industry! and the stripped-down acoustic ska of Chris Murray. In his other solo project, Babylon Party Machine, Matt plays an original combination of techno-ska.
The Infamous Jake & The Pinstripe Mafia was a Third Wave ska band from Western Mass. They released two EPs. Life is Good was self-released and The Beginning of the End was released in 2003 on Kill.Normal.Records.