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Unsigned Showcase: Halos

Posted by - 10:36 AM on 09/12/07
Fans of Brand New, Straylight Run, and Northstar... meet Halos. For this Unsigned Showcase we're streaming three songs on the band's AP Profile, including "Helium" from their new EP. Halos' lyrical poignancy and raw delivery will remind you of a time when a few now notorious Long Island bands dominated the scene.
 
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10:40 AM on 09/12/07
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this band makes me shit my pants.
10:47 AM on 09/12/07
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not a brandnew or a straylight run....i doubt tahts what they were going for anyways but i can see the comparison. they're alright but a lot of all this music is just starting to sound the same
10:53 AM on 09/12/07
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Halos are awesome its good to see them getting some exposure. Dan is a great guy.
10:54 AM on 09/12/07
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wow. i really really really like these guys.
10:57 AM on 09/12/07
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Quote:
Fans of Brand New, Straylight Run, and Northstar... meet Halos.

Now no one's going to listen. Couldn't you have picked some bands that people on this site actually like?


but seriously.. sounds pretty good.
10:58 AM on 09/12/07
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the vocals sound like mat skiba.
11:03 AM on 09/12/07
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sounds really good... how the hell are these guys unsigned?
11:04 AM on 09/12/07
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not a brandnew or a straylight run....i doubt tahts what they were going for anyways but i can see the comparison. they're alright but a lot of all this music is just starting to sound the same

Yeah, I didn't really hear the Brand New influence until someone recently pointed it out but some of it does give me a Your Fav Weapon-era BN. Trust me, don't judge them until you've heard the entire EP because there isn't one song on there that sounds exactly the same. I can honestly say those four songs have given me more hope than just about any other new band I've heard in years. Give them a chance and I doubt you'll be dissapointed.
11:09 AM on 09/12/07
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Yeah this band is so great, i have the EP which is awesome....
11:12 AM on 09/12/07
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this is sexually pleasing to my musical dong
11:14 AM on 09/12/07
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where did the 2nd and 3rd songs come from... coz they aren't on the EP?
11:25 AM on 09/12/07
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my faaaaaavorites.
11:29 AM on 09/12/07
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I love Halos
11:44 AM on 09/12/07
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"We lock the doors at night for fear that we are in your sight" = "We all got wood and nails, we tear down hate and factory".

Just pointing out.

[Edit: I wanted to point out that I enjoyed listening to those songs, I just thought the similarity in lyrical and melody structure ought to be noted. I don't mind it; more bands could be better served by emulating Brand New, instead of, say, Fall Out Boy.]

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