The Internet
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The Internet

Goleta, California, United States | SELF

Goleta, California, United States | SELF
Band Alternative Punk


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"2010 Santa Barbara Band Guide"

This almost un-Googleable entity plays rock that’s part Meteors-style surf, part Best Coast-esque lo-fi. - The Santa Barbara Independent


The Internet (EP) (2010)



What is The Internet?

Well, besides a global network of computer servers, The Internet is also a post-punk/shoegaze band from Santa Barbara, California. Taking up after bands like Television, Joy Division, and The Jesus and Mary Chain; the group’s sound is characterized by loud, jangly guitars, subdued harmony vocals, California-aesthetic, and an almost arrogant insistence on 4/4 rhythms.

Previously known as The Otter Pops!, Alex Brown (guitar) and Marvin Dominguez (guitar/vocals) changed the band’s name in May 2010 to avoid legal issues. The Internet’s debut EP released to iTunes and Amazon in May 2010. This, however, was merely a formality as the band made the album available for free via a fake-poll from its website; a move that has been heavily criticized as “career DOA” by nobody (yet).