Sounds Like: John Mayer, Radiohead, Kimbra, The Beatles, Amy Winehouse
Bio: Minus Ned originated in 2002 in Woodbridge, CT, when the precocious musicians, Mike Martens (guitar, piano) and Zach Guglin (drums), recorded a homemade demo with a guy named Ned. Ned left. Minus Ned.
Shortly after, Mark Pinkert arrived to fill the wailing-epic-guitar-solo void in the Minus Ned ...See Full Bio
“There’s something totally whole and fulfilling about this album...if you set out to write a “cool” album, you’re almost certainly doomed to fail. But by golly, Minus Ned went and did it. The songs balance well the musical tropes of yesteryear with a smooth, cool atmosphere. The vocals also manage to be a record highlight, ranging from polished crooning to Alison Moorer-esque vocal highlights, and the music never fails to keep up. Minus Ned’s "Are We Fitting In?" is the album you’ve been searching for all this time to listen to when you look behind you, smile slightly and then walk into the sunset.”