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Curious Quail

Curious Quail

Alternative / Orchestral Rock / Chiptune San Jose, CA  US
After The Lights Failed
Disappointed Smiles (Formula for a Generic, Academy​-​Award Nominated [But Not Winning] Ron Howard Film)



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  • Ships Have Sailed (Artist)
    Ships Have Sailed
    Wow, you guys have a SUPER cool vibe going on! We're currently looking for acts to team up with on one or more shows as we make plans to come up to the bay area (early December timeframe), and would love to share the stage with you guys if you're around at that time and interested in playing. Please hit us back if you're interested! Peace, -SHS
  • Linda Freeman (Artist)
    Linda Freeman
    Likin' just about everything about your music.
  • Tone Captain (Artist)
    Tone Captain
    Whats up guys! I like " Disappointed Smiles " good stuff. The beginning reminds me of The cure. " Pictures of you " Check out our Songs when you get the chance. Keep up the good work. Thanks, Peace!
  • Skarred Kage (Artist)
    Skarred Kage
    Excellent work Alex Skarred Kage


  • Photo Credit: Skeleton Key Photography
  • C2SV Festival, 2013


Sounds Like: The Smashing Pumpkins, Modest Mouse, The National

Label: Monster Music Prizefighters

Bio: Started in 2008 by singer/songwriter Mike Shirley Donnelly, Curious Quail began as a one- man DIY project mixing chiptunes, guitar driven rock and orchestral arrangements. Influenced heavily by the fuzzy alternative guitar sound of the 90's, and both retro and modern video game soundtracks, 2009'...See Full Bio

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