Quick Chord: GØØN, Mojo Jojo, and Cloud Gavin

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First Posted: 4/27/2015


Wilkes-Barre, Pa.

Sounds like: Straight edge hardcore — fast, heavy, and screaming to be heard. GØØN’s lyrics share the band’s message about the straight edge lifestyle and not caving to the pressure of following “the crowd.” Influenced by Youth of Today, Disengage, United Youth and Turning Point

Fun fact: The band got the name from the hockey movie ‘Goon’

Find them: goonwb.bandcamp.com/releases

Mojo Jojo

Westfield, N.J.

Sounds like: Indie-alternative influenced by Phoenix, The 1975, and the Arctic Monkeys. Their upbeat sound is filled with catchy guitar riffs, funky rhythms, and vocals crying to be heard.

Fun fact: The members of Mojo Jojo said “We’re all very lonely.”

Find them: facebook.com/darealmojojojo, mojojojoband.bandcamp.com, They can also be found on iTunes and Spotify

Cloud Gavin

Danville, IL.

Sounds like: The perfect sound track for a cold, rainy day — Blending indie, alternative and punk elements to create a fluid, dark, and heavy sound full of rage. For those who like Brand New and Balance and Composure.

Fun fact: The members in Cloud Gavin live in different parts of the country.

Find them: facebook.com/cloudgavin, Twitter: @ cloudgavin,

cloudgavin.bandcamp.com, cloudgavin.com