Brian Kelly: Vocals, Guitars Matt Krupa: Drums Matthew Michael Martin Miklos: Bass, Vocals John Pioli: Guitars, Vocals
2010 album “We Were Not So Tall” co-produced by Greg Giorgio (Interpol, The National, Mates of State) and features guest performances from members of The Stepkids, The Alternate Routes, Stephen Kellogg & The Sixers, Rane and many more
“We Were Not So Tall” debuted on CMJ’s Top 20 Most Added Chart across the US & Canada (April 2010)
Had their song “We Were Not So Tall” featured in a national television ad (NBC) for the Michael Phelps Foundation/Boys and Girls Club of America
licensed music to MTV (at station’s request) for shows in development, and to a sports management company, including for a DVD release that had 20,000 presales
Awarded the Mayoral Arts Grant from their hometown City of Bridgeport, to record a single and shoot the accompanying music video. Still hoping for a key to the city or a street named after them...
Worked with photographer Nick Gamma (Art Director and Designer for multi-platinum artists & labels (NSYNC, A Tribe Called Quest, 311, Matthew Sweet, Jive, Merge) and publicist MuseBox (Death Cab for Cutie, Killers)
Has played 300 shows from Boston to LA.
Completed regional tours of Hot Topic store chain and Westfield Mall chain
Provided local tour support for Zox. Hired by the City of New Haven to play outside the show for musical heroes Soul Asylum. It rained. But was still worth it.
Showcased at several regional festivals and large venues: CT Film Festival, MEANY (NYC) & Millennium Music Conference (PA), Six Flags (NJ), Rye Playland (NY), Toads Place & Danbury Green (CT), Westfield Malls across NY & CT
2006 album “Naked” launched with blanketed press coverage from every print media outlet in their native New Haven and beyond
Special guests on commercial AOR station WRKI’s morning show - interview & performance
Yes, drummer Matt Krupa is related to that “other” Krupa.
Selected as “Band of the Week” by guitar accessories manufacturer Dunlop (6/29/09)
Top Promo Artist on Artist Direct’s UBL.com, week of 5/2/06. UBL is one of the largest music destinations with over 12.8mm unique users per month. (Source: Media Metrixs, March 2006
Krupa and Brian like to drink gin at 3am while watching old Star Trek reruns. Matt Miklos throws excellent theme parties.
Comfortable on camera, with multiple televised performances and four official music videos
In an early TtW performance, Brian took third place in a live New York showcase – as a soloist playing against full bands.
Sponsored by Godin Guitars, Spectraflex Cables, Aurora Strings and Turnpike Music Garage
Contacts & Links
Management & Booking:
Brian Kelly - 860-532-0655 /
Popcore Entertainment: Rick Eberle - 516-729-6872 /