The American Dollar

The American Dollar

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The American Dollar create cinematic, lush soundscapes and climactic epic builds. Already licensed by many of the biggest spots on television (CSI: Miami; MTV; Infiniti Car Advertisements) they're currently working on their fourth full length album and tour


The American Dollar formed in 2005 and have released three full length albums as a group. John Emanuele and Richard Cupolo began crafting a new sound in August 2005 after many years of work in other areas. Creating a lush enigmatic sound out of the gate, the groups first track was immediately licensed by MTV Program battlegrounds. Since then their biggest successes include placements on CSI: Miami, in Infiniti car advertisements as well as a prominent MTV Real World trailer. The band began playing live in 2008 and have completed their first short tour. The group plans to complete their fourth full length this year as well as spending more time touring.


The American Dollar (2006)
The Technicolour Sleep (2007)
A Memory Stream (2008)
Ambient One B-Sides (2009)

The American Dollar has been featured on many independent and college radio stations worldwide.
Most tracks can be heard at

Set List

At the moment we have a short 35 minute set and longer 52 minute set. Our live set features a video sync that we project behind us. We play as a 2 piece.