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Tone and Niche

Rank #17 US Detroit, MI Pop / Rock / Folk

50% of sales go to the charity Sweet Relief.

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Sounds Like: The Beatles, Elliott Smith, Ron Sexsmith, Andrew Bird, The Kinks

Label: Indie

Manager: Anthony Retka and Matthew Wisotsky

Bio: Tone & Niche (tone & neesh), is an original pop/rock band based out of Michigan fronted by singer/songwriter, Anthony Retka and violinist, Nicole Varga. The back up varies when it comes to other musicians, but drummer, Roger Dutcher is a driving force in the line up.

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“Tone and Niche brew a refined, light-jangled, warm toned folk with those pensive-setting-sun piano accompaniments and shimmering, beautiful violin/viola swinging saws that lull your heart into a teary-eyed smile, while steady strummed acoustics and driving rhythms carry foggy, world weary lyrics; the perfect soundtrack to the inevitable warming of the winds as winter turns to spring. In 2007 they recorded their masterwork, "Rust," a strong front-to-back rhythm-rocking indie-folk tour de force; pop melodies, rolling rhythms and the beautiful brooding wail of Niche's strings under Tone's warm, pleasant ringing vocals. Truly a gem in the rough and rocky milieu of an already healthily crowded Detroit scene. Think Revolver-era Beatles, Andrew Bird's string-laden neo-folk-pop and the heartache-poetics of Elliot Smith.”
— J. Milo, Tone and Niche
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