The Pointed Firs

The Pointed Firs

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The Pointed Firs are a power pop trio from Athens, Georgia who draw inspiration from woods, vines, haints, red soil, red birds, wet air, and spanish moss.

Biography

The Pointed Firs are an alternative rock band from Athens, Georgia. Its members, Matt Seppi, Sean Percell and Chris Sugiyuchi, met at The Globe Pub and discovered they shared a love for aggressive pop music while enjoying a few afternoon pints.
Matt recently relocated to Athens from Salt Lake City, Utah - a town known more for its skiing and controversial, hyper-conservative politics than for its pop scene. Having a deep respect for Athens bands like R.E.M., Elf Power, Neutral Milk Hotel, etc. Matt jumped at the chance to move south when his wife received funding at the city's university. A long-time songwriter and guitarist, Matt brought an album of work ready to perform with the right people.
Sean moved to Athens From New York years ago. He has played in several notable area bands, and done sound for classic local venues and artists.
Chris moved to Athens years ago and has worked with regional favorites like Vic Chesnutt and Ham1.
The band plan to introduce their feedback-soaked, melodic power pop to Athens beginning in 2013 (following a warm-up show in late 2012).