Friday, November 7, 2008

Band Spotlight: Cold War Kids

History: *Matt Maust, Jonnie Russell & Nathan Willet attended BIOLA University. Nathan and Jonnie were room mates in Hart Hall. The band released their debut EP Mulberry Street in the spring of 2005.

Years Active: 2004-Present

Matt Aveiro - Drums
Matt Maust - Bass
Jonnie Bo Russell - Guitar
Nathan Willett - Vocals/Piano/Guitar

Genre: Independent Soul Influenced Rocked

Top Album: Robbers and Cowards (2006)

Top Songs:
"We Used To Vacation"
"Hang Me Up To Dry"
"Heavy Boots"
"Hospital Beds"
"Passing the Hat"

Label: Downtown Records

Influences: Radiohead, Jeff Buckley, Bob Dylan, Velvet Underground

Influenced: Ike Robinson and the Consenting Adults

Grade: A-

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