Joined: May 18, 2016
|Posted: Thu Aug 25, 2016 2:08 pm
Knox Hamilton w/ Hawai at The Bootleg Theater - Bar Stage, Monday, August 29th 8:30PM
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Fueled by the similar staples within their collective musical taste, the members of Knox Hamilton blend laid back guitar riffs and catchy bass lines with rhythmic drum beats and soaring vocals to produce a sound that's as likely to make you want to visit the beach as it is to move your feet.
1.Hawai is a bandnot a state
2.When one hears the word HAWAI, a thought enters their mind: sunshine, rain, vacation, relaxation, honeymoon, all-inclusive resorts, beaches, volcanoes, coffee, luaus, palm trees...all of which you would use to describe the 50th state admitted tothe union. However, when you listen to the sounds of the band HAWAI, it’s a tad bit trickier to pinpoint exactly how you feel. It’s familiar but fresh, unique but still recognizable, bright yet strikingly emotional. HAWAI is five long time friends and brothers. They grew upin Orange County, and from a very young age began writing music together. They have been in and outof bands, crossed genres from hard-core to folk, lived in different cities, different states, andasof a few years ago, they’ve all reconnected and are now playing what feels most natural to them. They’ve entered a fresh start to their music venture, one of which there is confidence and excitement.
3.The band currently practices in Dana Point, CA in Jake’s garage and still chooses Coors Light over fancy beer. The sounds of HAWAI are fitting to their environment. You hear the calming ocean and the chaos of the traffic. They are set to release their debut EP, produced by Lars Stalfors (Cold War Kids, Deap Vally) in early 2016. Until then, catch them live at a show. Maybe oneday when one hears the word HAWAI, a thought will enter their mind not of palm trees, notof luaus, butof a band from California.
4.Hawai is Jake Pappas, Casey Lagos, Jared Slaybaugh, Matt Gillen and Jesse Dorman