Night Idea is a band whose obsession with odd time signatures, slowly building momentum and simple, chanted vocals make for a serendipitous take on orchestral indie rock. It’s a unique, playful approach to progressively weirder indie rock that is written to awaken and surprise the listener at every turn.
Colin Phils Colin Phils is a Richmond, Virginia based band that offers complex instrumental music along with vocals filled with harmonies. Their sound has been described as part math-rock, part post-rock, with catchy hooks and harmonies throughout. Colin Phils has played in South Korea, China, and the USA. Utilizing guitar loops, synth lines, and intricate drumming to define their style.
Stray Fossa: Charlottesville, VA, based indie/alternative rock band Stray Fossa is ready to hit the ground running. Comprised of brothers and childhood friends Nick Evans, Will Evans, and Zach Blount, Stray Fossa seamlessly blends smooth singer/songwriter melodies with a driving, gritty, indie rock vibe to create a complex, exciting sound. As a result of growing up playing music together outside of Nashville, TN, and taking a few years hiatus, Stray Fossa is an amalgamation of self-discovery as people and musicians, a new project acting as a celebratory reunion of personalities and musical styles. – Grace Seekins