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The Seven Sixteens

The Seven Sixteens

Indie / Rock / Pop Buffalo, NY  US


  • 2014

    Jul 27

    Clarence, NY, US | 10:00am
  • 2014

    Jul 26

    Tonawanda, NY, US | 8:00pm
  • 2014

    Jul 19

    Clarence, NY, US | 8:00pm
  • 2014

    Jul 10

    Buffalo, NY, US | 6:00pm

    Indie Pop from Columbus, OH. Sometimes people ask me why I loop everything live when I perform. "It would be a lot easier to use pre-recorded drum patterns," they'll say, or, "Why don't you just sequence everything and play over top of the backing tracks?" The short answer is, that would be cheating. The long answer goes something like this: Going to see a show should be about what happens that day, in that room, between that audience and that performer. It shouldn't be a carbon copy of the same performance from the night before. How I slept, what I ate, the conversations I had, the articles I read: all of those things affect my brain chemistry and how I'm going to interact with the songs that day. Making art is an incredible opportunity to synthesize and reinterpret our unique lived experiences and reintroduce them to the world as shared dreams of sound and light. If I used canned backing tracks I'd be robbing myself of that opportunity. I want the freedom to make mistakes. Mistakes are far more human and interesting than mechanized accuracy. Be suspicious of anyone who wants to scrub art of its imperfections. As soon as art becomes perfect, it dies.

  • 2014

    Jun 28

    Clarence, NY, US | 4:00pm


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  • Mike Vinson (Artist)
    Mike Vinson
    Enjoyed listening to "One Day". I love your sound and wish you much success.
  • BadgerStatic (Artist)
    Cool vocals, playing and production!



Sounds Like: City and Colour, Kings Of Leon, Pearl Jam, Arctic Monkeys, Foo Fighters

Bio: Established in 2010, members Daniel Decker and Brent Schrenk started off as a two piece! Come February of 2013, and months of writing, they created music and used assistance from Ryan Awayda, whom is a musician of numerous of instruments, to lay down bass and lead guitar lines. On top of that the...See Full Bio

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The Seven Sixteens
Apr 14, 2013

4 Friends making music! Living the dream!


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