Sounds Like: Foo Fighters, The Beatles, Fugazi, Radiohead, The Smashing Pumpkins
Bio: Counter Pursuit was initially started in 2007 by Adam Ast and Ethan Jenks, two veteran Syracuse musicians with punk and indie backgrounds who were interested in taking their musical expression to a more "Steely Dan" level. After a few years of trying different lineups they finally hit gold when h...See Full Bio
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“The first proper full legit full length from this Syracuse band that only took a good year of intense OCD-style scrutinizing over every minute detail of the mix before being unleashed on the public. It works in their favor though I guess because this sounds great. How can I properly describe this band without sounding too ordinary? Upbeat rock music puts it out there in broad strokes. A bit more specific would break things down into a range of influences that seems to include everything from King Crimson to Cheap Trick, to XTC, and about every J. Robbins band to ever exist filtered into intelligent and well-thought out songs. The only exception being "Gus", a track found later on that has a decidedly heavier rock feel akin to Far or Texas Is the Reason (and bringing it closer to home a nod to Syracuse's former mainstays This Afternoon). A great first official release.”