The Pendletons

The Pendletons


Rolling Stone magazine Hot List (nov 15th '08) "Sad Songs" "...[they] sound like Vampire Weekend on a semester abroad with Arctic Monkeys." Energetic young live band poised to join the ranks of great Athens, GA acts. Debut LP "Oh, Me" bursts with catchy hooks and lovely melodies.


The Pendletons formed while attending university in Athens, GA. In the three years they've played the band has performed at CMJ(NY), SXSW(Austin), Atlantis(Atlanta) and AthFest(Athens) music conferences and has begun to tour regionally. The members share an admiration for energetic live acts like My Morning Jacket, Dr. Dog, The Black Lips and Ted Leo and offer their own take on indie pop music that will grab a crowd. In the summer of 2006 they holed up for a month and a half in the top floor of the Frigidaire building in downtown athens to record their debut full-length album entitled "Oh, Me!" The 12 songs bounce from dance rock to country twang and back and include added instrumentation (trombone, violin, cello, rhodes organ, etc) from the band and select guest musicians. Their song "Put That Record On" was featured on the 2006 AthFest 10 compilation beside tracks from R.E.M., Drive-By Truckers, The Whigs and other established Athens acts. "Not Gonna' Stop" will be included on an AthFest 2007 download sampler card put out by DiscRevolt. The band also enjoys regular airplay on WUOG, the university radio station.
*Sad Songs selected by Rolling Stone Magazine as a Hot List single in Nov 15th issue*


DARC EP - 4 song ep released fall 2005
oh, me! - lp released summer 2007
Not Gonna' Stop and Sad Songs featured on Rear Window Radio
Not Gonna' Stop played on 99x locals only (atlanta)
WUOG 90.5 Athens plays select tracks from entire album