Sharpless began in a bedroom on a 20th birthday, in an attempt to express repressed thoughts and feelings. Frustrated by the lo-fi conventional sounds of bedroom pop, Sharpless utilizes the bedroom studio to create dense pop arrangements that weave between experimental and Top 40. They contrast these deafening hooks and celebratory genre bending rhythms, with personal lyrics that expand the mythos of the band itself. Sharpless released their debut, self-titled album in the beginning of 2011, and immediately began work on their recently released follow up album, The One I Wanted To Be featuring guest appearances from Small Wonder, Told Slant, Bellows, Eskimeaux, and many more members of The Epoch, a Brooklyn-based DIY collective. Lyrically, the album is a sprawling and personal narrative about past lives, parallel universes, and the search for home.
06 AUG @ John Ryle House - Haledon, NJ
07 AUG @ The Pallas Theater - Pittsburgh, PA
08 AUG @ The Back Door - Bloomington, IN
09 AUG @ Bric-a-brac Records - Chicago, IL
10 AUG @ elijah's - Detroit, MI
11 AUG @ Mosh Eisley - Cleveland, OH
13 AUG @ Writer's Block - New Paltz, NY
15 AUG @ The Studio at Webster Hall - New York, NY
21 AUG @ Shea Stadium - Brooklyn, NY (with Rivergazer, Flagland, Small Wonder)
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