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Why the Wires

- US Ithaca, NY Punk / Indie Rock


Sounds Like: Constantines, Do Make Say Think, Sweep the Leg Johnny, Hot Snakes

Label: Rorschach Records (Richmond, VA)

Bio: Formed in Ithaca, New York in 2008, Why+The+Wires is an unruly mixture of saxophone, accordion, chiming guitars and jittery rhythms, all held together by a tuneful, post-punk frenzy. The songs are tight-wound, nonlinear affairs. Angular but not coldly mathematical. Melodic but never flogging the ... See Full Bio

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Why the Wires has a show on 01/25/2014 at 08:00 PM @ The Firehous... in Rochester, NY http://www.reverbnation.com/c./poni/257938214 #concert


"Already dropping a second LP, Ithaca’s Why the Wires continue on their path of exceptional indie weirdness, meets punk urgency... with saxophone and accordion. I can’t help but compare this band, at times, to the late, great Sweep the Leg Johnny." "The first thing I can say about why+the+wires is wow, what an amazing live show. The Ithaca, NY math rockers have lost a few people since recording Telegraph Flats but that by no means diminishes their ability to kick you in the face with pure musical energy."
— Hex
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