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Thought So

New York City, New York, United States | SELF

New York City, New York, United States | SELF
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"..If you're looking to get out of a funk, go see some live music and let go of your inhibitions...This month there are some awesome shows in New York. Check out Thought So on 1/29 at Gramercy Theater..." - Huffington Post


"Thought So does a gently rockin’, rootsy thing."

September 2009 - Time Out New York


Thought So
What: City-slicked country rockers with a folky, melodic twang. (Think Ryan Adams meets Wilco.)
Why: Because they might play the haunting, accordion-accompanied “You Never Write.”
When: Fri., 9:30 p.m.
Where: Mercury Lounge, 217 E. Houston St., b/t Ludlow & Essex Sts. (212-260-4700). Admission is $10. - DailyCandy


"In the middle of New York's sea of asymmetrical haircuts and your roommate's cousin's over-hyped glo-fi band, Thought So are a breath of fresh air. We're always happy when a band claims Wilco as a main influence, and these Americana folk-rockers don't disappoint in that tradition. Catch them tonight at the Merc." - Leah Taylor - Flavorpill


"Thought So craft the kind of music rarely heard from New York buzz bands. You know the kind -sparkling alt-country. The kind of music that's twangy yet still polished but not overly-produced. It's refreshingly untrendy americana much in the vain of the Avett Brothers or old school Wilco. In other words it's the kind of music we here at the Volume Knob rather enjoy. They only have one EP so far but bodes well for their musical future. Take a listen for yourself and stream the tunes at their MySpace page (hey what do you know, MySpace is still good for something!).

Oh and if you live around NY, be sure to catch them at the Mercury Lounge June 11." - Jessica Gentile - So This Is What The Volume Knob's For


"...Lead singer Sean North possessed an easy, crooning voice and a sound which was engaging and enjoyable to listen to, sort of like a country rock lullaby. Somewhere between Coldplay and early Kings of Leon, Thought So’s tunes were soothing and ripe with a heavy, but hopeful heart. Their music lamented over something melancholy like lost love but in a super catchy way. The highlight of the evening was undoubtedly “Wanted To Grow,” an original with well-timed melodic pauses performed for the first time that night.

“They were definitely fun to listen to,” Anne Melewski, a junior biology major, said. “They connected with the audience really well...”

"...Thought So was the kind of band anyone – hipster or little kid – could love, and as they frequently make the rounds from New York to Boston, check out their MySpace and see if they're playing somewhere near you kind of soon."

February 2010 - Quinnipiac University Quad News


Discography

Thought So_EP released September 16, 2009
Thought So_EP2 released December 16, 2011

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"Editor's Pick" - Flavorpill
"Weekend Guide" - DailyCandy

Thought So writes catchy Alt. Country music and executes it with precision. Primarily influenced by Wilco, Thought So incorporates Rock, Electronic, Folk and Indie Rock into Alt Country.

In the 2.5 years since its formation, Thought So has played throughout NYC including Gramercy Theater, Mercury Lounge, Webster Hall, Pianos, Cameo Gallery, and Public Assembly. Thought So has performed with regional acts like Phonograph and international groups like Youth Group. Thought So has also toured across the Northeast and in New Orleans.

The band released their debut EP in the fall of 2009, and released their second EP in winter of 2011.

Thought So is a five piece band. Sean North is from Brattelboro, VT. Jon Anderson and James Windsor-Wells are NYU Jazz graduates hailing from San Francisco. Will Rocklin and his older brother, Zach Rocklin, are from North Haven, CT.