Matthew Bright, Jamie Purvis, Josh Patrick and Michael Poe - This is Standard Candle - A rock band - and it's as simple as that. The band was started by singer/songwriter Josh Patrick and bassist Matthew Bright, who, after working together on a few demos, decided that they would concentrate their efforts on forming a band that celebrated the qualities that they held dear in music.
"I have seen the future, and it is the Heyday," writes Cory Casciato of Westword. The Heyday are rapidly becoming used to these praises, but these five kids from the south end of Denver started out just looking for fun.
Temple Scene are a two-piece electronic rock band formed by two producers from London. With their deft mix of electronica and guitars, Temple Scene combine infectious melodies with a rich, multi-layered, atmospheric sound.
A new Canadian band called Outmatch from Toronto starts to tackle and capture worldwide markets with their music. OUTMATCH`S band members are: Martin Acosta (lead vocals), Jay Formosa (guitar), Kyle Lazenka (drums) and Mike Kovacs (bass). Every member of Outmatch is a dedicated musician starting their promising music career by forming their own music groups back in the high school years.
Surviving August is an alternative rock band from Dallas, TX, fronted by Patrick Ryan Clark
The band hails Switchfoot and Matchbox Twenty as profound influences on their recent work... www.myspace.com/survivingaugust
Blending together a pop/indie sound, Foreign Oren emerges from Dallas, TX, with vigor and poise to challenge minds, encourage hearts, and create response using a refreshingly unique and wonderful approach to art.
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Jadewood unites a shimmering modern sound to the expressive clarity of their songs. With their new CD, In These Walls, the band expands on a homegrown sound to encompass a larger musical and conceptual panorama.
http://www.ilike.com/artist/Jets+Under+Fire Ranging from tender to anthemic, Jets Under Fire’s sensibility and melodic, piano-driven style will definitely garner them comparisons to brit sensations like Keane, Travis, and the Verve. However, the band’s music is also shaped by Smashing Pumpkins, The Beatles, and the Beach Boys.
When you write great songs it doesn’t take long for the world to find out. Formed in 2005 (although a few of the members have known each other since high school), Kessler was just another Dallas band trying to get their songs noticed until an opportunity arose to record a track for a local CD released by Coca-Cola.