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Peach Pit

Peach Pit


Years Active: 2016 to present

Genre: indie pop, surf rock, indie rock, jangle pop

Country: Canada


Neil Smith (lead vocals, rhythm guitar)
Christopher Vanderkooy (lead guitar)
Peter Wilton (bass guitar, live vocal harmonies)
Mikey Pascuzzi (drums)

Artist Bio:

Peach Pit is an indie pop band from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The band is led by singer and rhythm guitarist Neil Smith, lead guitarist Christopher Vanderkooy, bassist Peter Wilton, and drummer Mikey Pascuzzi. They describe their own music as "chewed bubblegum pop", whereas critics have described their sound as sad pop, and surf rock and is characterized by a soft spoken vocal style and guitar driven rock melodies. The band's music videos are produced by videographer Lester Lyons-Hookham. The band have sported the same clothes for every live performance since buying them for their first music video shoot. The group formed when high school friends, Neil Smith and Chris Vanderkooy, decided to collaborate on a musical project in 2014. Peter Wilton and Mikey Pascuzzi joined them on bass and drums. In June 2016, the band released its debut EP, Sweet FA, produced and recorded by Smith's former roommate Harley Small at The Space Studios in Vancouver BC. They quickly began work on their follow up release and debut LP, Being So Normal. The album was again recorded by Harley Small at The Space Studios and was released in September 2017 on the Vancouver indie label Kingfisher Bluez. Vocalist/rhythm guitarist......[Read More]



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