Sounds like: Early 2000s alternative rock with a modern twist — in their melodic guitar riffs and catchy vocals you can hear influences from Lower Than Atlantis and Citizen.
Fun fact: They plan on playing one live show. Their guitarist, Eric Chesek, records everything in his bedroom.
Find them: dangerousmindsband.bandcamp.com, facebook.com/dangerousmindsPA
Sounds like: Pete Seeger grew up listening to Fugazi and Superchunk.
Fun fact: Koji recorded his debut record, “Crooked in My Mind,” with Brad Vander Lugt (La Dispute), Matt Warner (Balance & Composure), Ned Russin (Title Fight), and Ron Gilmore (J. Cole, Lauryn Hill) at Studio 4 in Conshohocken, Pa., with producer Will Yip. After his final appearance on Warped Tour 2012 and before completing “Crooked,” he hitchhiked to Alaska.
Find them: kojisaysaloha.com, Twitter/Instagram: @kojisaysaloha
Sounds like: Sad pop music with strong hints of alternative rock.
Fun fact: Jenn says, “I am just learning what Twitter is. So far, no one has said I'm doing it wrong, so that's good.” Drummer Zach loves his cat Muffin more than anything in the whole world. To loosen up before shows sometimes, the band will have a breakdance circle backstage.
Find them: jennghetto.bandcamp.com, facebook.com/jennghetto, Twitter: @jennghetto, soundcloud.com/hardlyartrecords/vampires